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Cops Go to Wrong Address, Shoot Dog, Tell Owner He Can Get Another One

An Adams County man is in shock after he says deputies shot and killed his dog.

Jeff Fisher said deputies went to his house by mistake. He said when they forced their way through the door his dog Ziggy ran outside and an Adams County Sheriff’s deputy shot and killed him.

“(He went to the door) to see who it was and the police officer shot him three times,” Fisher said. “They killed my dog for no reason.”

Source: CBS Denver. Read full article. (link)

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  • Incredulous||

    This type of barbarism will only end when appropriate punishments are meted out. For the policeman/woman who murdered the dog, they should be fired and not allowed to work in a job carrying a firearm in the future. They should be criminally prosecuted for a felony and serve no less than a year in prison. They should also be held civilly liable for damages. The city or state employing the police should also be held civilly liable. Civil damages should be in the millions since the dog is irreplaceable. Only when all this occurs will such police brutality end.

  • Finrod||

    Agreed, completely.

  • ||

    They should only hire people to be police officers that own dogs. I think dog owners are less likely to shoot one. These mother fuckers that do, should be fired, fined, and imprisoned as a threat to other officers. "Get another dog." Fuck you. Get another job, asshole.

  • Rod Flash||

    I don't know. Did you see the picture? I suspect the officer's defense is going to be based on being confronted by a crazy looking dog with glowing green eyes. It's the only possible explanation, unless the cop is an insensitive, trigger happy, sadistic bastard. And what are the odds of that?

  • Malcolm Kyle||

    " .. unless the cop is an insensitive, trigger happy, sadistic bastard. And what are the odds of that?"

    “This has been going on for forty years. These corruptions are emerging all over the country. It’s not systemic to a police department, per se, but it is systemic to the War on Drugs in the context that the federal government is basically corrupting local government with their funds and the helter-skelter way of putting these task forces together and diverting local police from their basic public safety duties to the priorities of the federal government in terms of the War on Drugs.”
    —Former Deputy Chief Stephen Downing, a 20-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department.

    According to Paul Craig Roberts, a former editor of the Wall Street Journal and former assistant secretary to the treasury under Ronald Reagan, "Police in the US now rival criminals, and exceed terrorists as the greatest threat to the American public."

  • lap83||

    What's up with all the dog shootings by policemen recently? Is there a secret coalition of cats paying them off?

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    If you sincerely believe that prohibition is a dangerous and counter-productive policy then you can stop helping to enforce it. You are entitled—required even—to act according to your conscience.

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