Police Brutality - How do you respond? - Page 2

Police Brutality - How do you respond?

This is a discussion on Police Brutality - How do you respond? within the Carry & Defensive Scenarios forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; While there are instances of police being too agressive, this is not likely to occur. All traffic vehicles are.equipped with video and audio to recording ...

Page 2 of 4 FirstFirst 1 2 3 4 LastLast
Results 16 to 30 of 59

Thread: Police Brutality - How do you respond?

  1. #16
    VIP Member Array glockman10mm's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Central Kentucky
    While there are instances of police being too agressive, this is not likely to occur. All traffic vehicles are.equipped with video and audio to recording to protect both the officer and citizen from this type of activity.
    What is a good possibility, is someone impersonating an officer. Here in my neck of the woods here recently we have an idiot driving around in an SUV, with blue emergency lights pulling over people and robbing them, and we are hot to catch him before he hurts someone. If there is any doubt as to if the LE is legitimate, keep doors locked, turn on interior lighting as to not make officer nervous, keep hands in plain view, and thru a cracked window tell LE politely that you would like to see his sector supervisor, while speaking with 911 on the phone. He may be aggitated, but you are within your rights to do this, especially if you are fearful. Now, it may turn a warning into a ticket after all is said in done, but at least you are safe , and have documented your intentions with the call to 911.

  2. #17
    VIP Member Array ctsketch's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010

    This however is a no win situation and don't feel that is something that will come up in my lifetime.
    very much so

    ....is this something a lot of people are worried about?? Seriously?
    It is an unlikely scenario....however...so are many of the scenarios in which we carry our weapons
    Glock 19
    Kahr PM9
    Mossberg 590
    Shodan, Jujutsu

  3. #18
    Member Array CyanLite's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    United States
    Quote Originally Posted by SIGguy229 View Post
    This is the second police brutality thread in as many weeks....is this something a lot of people are worried about?? Seriously?
    Yes, it seems like many LEOs have taken things to far and have a taser-first-ask-questions-later mentality. Also many hide behind the badge to harass everyday citizens and deprive them of their rights. I've been pulled over 8 times in my county for looking "suspicious" (I'm a minority in a wealthy zip code) and I've never gotten a ticket, but I get asked many questions (e.g., "Where are you going?", "You look suspicious driving this kind of car.", "Why are you out at this time of night?")

  4. Remove Advertisements

  5. #19
    VIP Member Array ccw9mm's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Quote Originally Posted by SIGguy229 View Post
    This is the second police brutality thread in as many weeks....is this something a lot of people are worried about?? Seriously?
    Thousands of questions get asked from time to time. Not all because it's a fear of something, nor likely to occur. Rather, often it's simply because another discussion brought up a related situation or condition, and a thought occurred. Happens all the time.
    Your best weapon is your brain. Don't leave home without it.
    Thoughts: Justifiable self defense (A.O.J.).
    Explain: How does disarming victims reduce the number of victims?
    Reason over Force: Why the Gun is Civilization (Marko Kloos).

  6. #20
    VIP Member Array OldVet's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Hiding inside a bottle of Jim Beam Black in S. FL.
    Crap scenerio.
    Why would an LEO pull the driver out, cuff the passenger--leaving the driver uncuffed and able to respond?--and then proceed to beat the woman, all while ignoring the driver? I guess the LEO hates women and sees men as no threat.
    Retired USAF E-8. Curmudgeon at large.
    Lighten up and enjoy life because:
    Paranoia strikes deep, into your life it will creep. It starts when you're always afraid... Buffalo Springfield - For What It's Worth

  7. #21
    Member Array schwaa's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Clearwater, FL
    Quote Originally Posted by SIGguy229 View Post

    This is the second police brutality thread in as many weeks....is this something a lot of people are worried about?? Seriously?
    I sure am. I work along side LEO's every third day of my life. With the laziness and disrespect I have encountered first hand, I have no trust in my police or sheriffs departments.

    When an officer steps beyond the law, he's no longer an officer to me. If a person were to beat one of my loved ones to near death with no provocation, its game on. The video linked, and theoretical scenario, in the original post is a little off tangent in relation to a productive, real life discussion.
    It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
    Question everything, Learn something, Answer nothing.
    Those who have an answer for everything, have an answer for nothing.

  8. #22
    VIP Member Array MitchellCT's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    I don't post here anymore...Sorry
    Quote Originally Posted by CyanLite View Post
    You're driving home with your significant other. Police pulls you over. Asks you and your loved one(s) to step out of the car. While doing so, your significant other asks, "Why officer? We haven't done anything wrong!".

    The officer cuffs your significant other and then proceeds to punching her to the head 13 times, and then uses a taser shock. Your S.O. lies on the ground unconscious and helpless while the officer continues his attack.

    You are carrying your usual. What do you do?

    (Motivational Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UuKAQ...eature=related)
    I make bank on the ensuing lawsuit.

    Your question implies an attack on law enforcement, and I don't think that's an appropriate topic for discussion.

  9. #23
    Array QKShooter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Moderator Central
    The date on the Video is 2008.

  10. #24
    VIP Member
    Array Saber's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Yuma, Arizona
    Being a former LEO and at this stage of my life, I’m a pretty darn squeaky-clean citizen. Still, I believe its a tough call. The number of variables involved would dictate my actions. I’m no good at all if I’m shot dead in the process of defense. Conversely, I have worked with an overzealous partner a couple of times. By in large, LEO’s are good people and the hot heads are generally washed out before they can cause harm. Notwithstanding, a few do slip through and some just loose it like any other human. Based on the video, it appears the victim may well have retired early with a nice pension.
    “Monsters are real and so are ghosts. They live inside of us, and sometimes they win.”
    ~ Stephen King

  11. #25
    Ex Member
    Array 1 old 0311's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Quote Originally Posted by deafdave3 View Post
    This. I don't care who it is, but if ANYONE is beating my significant other, or my second wife, they will get shot. I will be arrested and I will cooperate. I'm sure they'll be an investigation and trial and all that stuff, but I'm not gonna stand by and do nothing while someone I love is being beaten.

    Having served as a juror in a murder trial, I am with you on this.

  12. #26
    Distinguished Member Array ep1953's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Kodak TN
    As with any other line of work there are some hot heads among police departments.


  13. #27
    Ex Member Array 21bubba's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Wrong is wrong. Right is right. Both apply with or without a badge.

  14. #28
    Member Array centermass's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Lake Charles, LA
    If I'm driving down the road and get pulled over knowing that me and my wife hasn't done anything wrong. If they question us, that's fine. BUT, if they pull my wife out and start beating her for asking a question they will regret it. I would do everything including using lethal force to stop the beating. And it wouldn't bother me one bit to do it. My wife has given me 3 awesome children that I never thought I would have. I would kill anyone and anything that tries to hurt her. Period. After doing what I have to do, I would secure the video in the dash cam and head straight for the closest tv news station. I would make sure people knew both sides of the story.
    Ruger GP100 .357 mag
    Ruger p-90 .45acp
    Taurus PT-140 acp
    Rossi .357 mag
    Hi-point .45 acp
    DTI AR-15

  15. #29
    Ex Member Array Glocksin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Somewhere in Georgia
    I have not posted here yet as i had to do some thinking.Shootout with police,legalities following,does the cop car have a camera so everyone later can see how brutal it was.

    I have made up my mind.Hollow point .45 in the head for that dirty cop.Others draw,i shoot them to.Then call 911 and state the emergency.

  16. #30
    VIP Member
    Array Hopyard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Reply to post 14 by Farronwolf; I disagree with that opening statement that the Texas law doesn't permit you to use lethal force in this situation. The reference in what you cited to 9.32 etc in Section (2) A appears to have that covered. The code limits the use of lethal force to the same standard always used here, 9.32. It makes no exemption or special situation for the felony committing LEO.

    Notwithstanding the law, anyone caught in this situation is in deep trouble and likely going to lose the war and their life or spend many years in jail. It isn't a foregone conclusion that such would happen, but it is the likely end result.

    Sometimes, bad things happen to good people and there isn't much to be done to prevent it, interfere with it, or get redress. This scenario would be one of those EVEN if you had independent camera and sound recordings as the LEO's immediate buddies would no doubt seize and destroy the evidence. Thankfully, the scenario is rather fanciful. I have heard of things close to that happening, but never have heard of a real life scenario that over the top.

    I like your thought that a 911 call might help with the line left open, but if the LEO is that out of control in the first place, he'll likely turn on you the instant he spots you doing that, and then your use of lethal force would be to protect yourself in stead of the SO. That might save your SO's life, but still you both will have stumbled on a Kafkaesque/Stephen King novel moment. Rock and hard place.

    Could it happen, yes. Has it happened? Maybe but I'm doubtful and skeptical.
    Chances of it happening, maybe further out there than winning the Power Ball.

Page 2 of 4 FirstFirst 1 2 3 4 LastLast

Sponsored Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Similar Threads

  1. Attorneys please respond!
    By Chazeman2 in forum Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions
    Replies: 22
    Last Post: October 19th, 2009, 10:08 PM
  2. LEOs please respond. What equipment gift for Police Academy Graduate
    By CenCal in forum Related Gear & Equipment
    Replies: 35
    Last Post: May 27th, 2009, 08:01 AM
  3. Police respond to man with gun call.
    By raevan in forum Off Topic & Humor Discussion
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: June 13th, 2008, 01:22 AM
  4. Best way to respond to CCW questions?
    By JohnKelly in forum Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions
    Replies: 26
    Last Post: April 19th, 2007, 09:17 AM
  5. Do not be afraid to respond...
    By HOLYROLLER in forum Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions
    Replies: 102
    Last Post: April 6th, 2007, 02:09 PM

Search tags for this page

how do neighborhoods react to police brutality
how do people respond to police brutality?
how should i respond to police brutality
how to react to police abuse

how to react to police brutality


how to respond to police brutality


police brutality scenarios

responding to police brutality
scenario for class discussion police brutality
society response to police brutality
societys response to police brutality
why do police react with violence so often
Click on a term to search for related topics.