Cop Enters Wrong Apartment, Kills Occupant, Says, "Oops, I thought this was my place."

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  1. Chaos Descending

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    You have got to be kidding me!

    I don't believe this for a second, something else is going on.

    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/09/07/police-dallas-officer-mistakes-apartment-for-own-kills-man.html

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  2. Zombie

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    Reporting is all over the place on this.

    I’ve also read that her keys were in the door implying that the victim opened the door and she never actually entered the apartment.

    Terrible tragedy and yeah she should be charged.
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    What stops a good guy with a gun from making a mistake? I guess we do not want to think about that one.

    Of course if this were the UK and this happened it would have ended with pardon me I seem to have the wrong apartment. Then life would have gone on, but the price of lots of idiots with guns running about seems to be paid in dead bodies and gunshot wounds.
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  4. Lanzman

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    But remember, kids: only the police should have guns, because they're all trained and responsible and stuff. :jayzus:
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  5. steve2^4

    steve2^4 Aged Meat

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    Better trained than the general population.

    I would argue that police training should be better.

    Also I long for the happy place where cops don't need to carry firearms, just swat teams.
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  6. Soma

    Soma OMG WTF LOL STFU ROTFL!!!

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    We enough training anything is possible. Heck, you could train a pig to win the Miss Universe competition. ;)
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    steve2^4 Aged Meat

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    Or a proof reading competition.

    I'm sure there are some cops that are miss universe contenders.
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    So you do support folks shooting at the police when they feel they're justified in doing so?
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    Opps.
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  10. Spaceturkey

    Spaceturkey i can see my house

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    and (theoretically) accountable and liable.
    Notice how nobody (except,perhaps you) thinks she shouldn't be charged?
    Cops are trained and responsible and stuff, yet they still fuck up like this. How could it make anything better with a bunch of untrained ass clowns like you deciding they're just as capable as the cops?
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    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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    You fuckers have a real problem with context and reading comprehension, ya know?
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  12. Soma

    Soma OMG WTF LOL STFU ROTFL!!!

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    garamet was my English teacher. :soma:
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    Would you care to elucidate?
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  14. Chaos Descending

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    *elucidate
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    They always have. They find it convenient to pretend to not understand. Garamet is by far the worst offender but not the only one.
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    Any serious and intelligent gun control plan involves disarming of law enforcement as well. But you already knew that. :shrug:
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    if this were the UK one or both of the people involved would be sliced up with a broken glass/bottle, disfigured with acid thrown in their face or stabbed. :yes:
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    oldfella1962 the only real finish line

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    no way! My parents said I would go blind from doing that to myself!
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    I thought she was a writer?
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    Hey look! New clients for El Chup.
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    oldfella1962 the only real finish line

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    sure if you want your taxes to sky-rocket! There are far more situations where a cop merely needs to display a firearm to deter further criminality than there are situations where you need an elite trained & equipped SWAT team, like a hostage situation for example.
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    Umm, no. The cop might at worst pepper spray me. And I at worst would confront them naked, semi-erect and wielding a fake katana whilst holding back my vicious killer Westie pup.

    Why semi-erect? Fully is too weird, flaccid they won't take you seriously.
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    So beastiality is still illegal in the UK.
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    Spaceturkey i can see my house

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    nope
    you attempted sarcastic condescension and failed.
    deal with it
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    Sounds like a party. I can bring the dip and/or alcohol.


    All joking aside, this is awful, and my heart goes out to the man, who seemed like a sweet person, and the man's mother. I saw her on our local news a few minutes ago, and she asked "I want to look her in the eyes and ask her why she shot my son," and I think it's a damned good question.
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    It's sad you took what I said to mean "more swat teams." It's also sad you think the "need to display a firearm" is the only way to deter criminality.
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    Why bring your family Christmas into this...
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    Awesome fail. Trying to use this as proof of why there should be more guns then backtracking when people ask if the guy who was shot should hasve defended himself with a gun.
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