January 24th, 2011 05:06 PM
WV - No Knock raid excuse shot down
I didn't see this one here, but I caught this one in the latest VCDL update...
I can only imagine what would happen had someone in the home had immediately responded to their door breaking down... Just another one that presents bad defensive scenarios in the home. I'd like to see more details on the original charges of the child porn though. It would be even worse if this was just some case of the mom or dad taking a photo of their kid in the bath or something(WHY parents do this anyway is beyond me but outside the scope of this discussion)...
Court rules W.Va. police raid excessive
January 12, 2011 - AP
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court says police went too far when they barged into a West Virginia family's home without first knocking and announcing their presence.
"My God David, We're a Civilized society."
"Sure, As long as the machines are workin' and you can call 911. But you take those things away, you throw people in the dark, and you scare the crap out of them; no more rules...You'll see how primitive they can get."
-The Mist (2007)
January 25th, 2011 06:35 PM
Please stop it!
stop posting any old news story here. This is supposed to be about self defense topics, not a dumping ground for anything you find interesting. This has been made clear in the past, but its getting out of hand again.
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we are getting an increasing number of "off topic" threads posted to the "in the news" forum. So much so that it is beginning to become a general crime story repository that is really not the focus of this forum. If you come across news items that have some real application to concealed carry, open carry, successful (or unsuccessful) armed self defense please feel free to post them, but "general crime" stories, not associated with self defense in any way should be avoided. Likewise for stories of crime in countries other than the us.
While i appreciate that our members enjoy the forum and want to post items of personal interest regardless of topic, i believe that we are, over time, broadening the focus of the forum too much in including some of these topics. Please help us keep the forums' topics "on topic".
so, those who cant abide by the rules will be given infractions and will no longer be able to post here. This is the warning.
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