This is a discussion on wow NY turns on NYPD within the In the News: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Originally Posted by bugboy That just goes to show ya ------- don't live in NY!! Don't swim a cesspool either.............. Only under severe duress will ...
People who weren't there shouldn't armchair QB this event. I remember when this went down. I was still pretty new in my LE career.
BG parks his vette in a private parking lot. Goes to another establishment that is NOT in the same parking lot. PO's dad puts a "No Parking" sticker of some sort on his window. BG gets pissed and gets a bat. PO shoots him in SD. Whether the bat was in full swing or not is irrelevent. Him having the bat and approaching aggressively is enough to shoot justifiably. PO's don't have to retreat, they have a duty to act.
Rich was a PO in the NYPD. This incident occurred in Dobbs Ferry. While they are not that far geographically, they are worlds apart. It never should have happened this way. The DA at the time, Pirro, was looking to make a name for herself for frying a cop. Google her now. She had her own legal woes when she tried to bug her husband's boat b/c she thought he was stepping out with the goumada. Now she has a BS court TV show.
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