Puppycide

Lawsuit Says Detroit Cops Shot Confined Dog Through Bathroom Door

Owners say the officers, who were serving a drug warrant, also killed two other dogs who posed no threat.

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Nikita Smith and Kevin Thomas

A federal lawsuit filed last week says Detroit police officers serving a drug warrant gratuitously shot three dogs that were not threatening them in any way, including one that was confined in a bathroom, which they shot through the door. The lawsuit, first reported by the New York Daily News, says the cops "acted as [a] dog death squad and stormed through the house, executing Plaintiffs' dogs as they went."

In their complaint, Nikita Smith and Kevin Thomas, who share a house on Sussex Street, say "a large number" of cops arrived there about 12:30 p.m. on January 14, demanding entry. Smith, who was home alone at the time, called out, "Let me put my dogs down in the basement." She put her two pit bulls, a male named Debo and a pregnant female named Mama, in the basement and blocked the door leading from it. She put the third dog, a female Rottweiler named Smoke, in a bathroom and closed the door.

After police "entered the residence without permission," Debo managed to get past the barrier across the doorway to the basement and sat down next to Smith. As she reached out to him, police opened fire and shot him several times, even though Smith was nearby. "You could have been killed," one officer later said, according to the lawsuit. After killing Debo, the cops then went down into the basement and shot Mama, who "was not barking or attacking the police at any time."

Nikita Smith

Next an officer opened the bathroom door, saw Smoke, and closed the door. "Should we do that one, too?" a cop asked. "Yes," another answered. Two cops "then fired multiple shots through the closed bathroom door, which killed Smoke." One of them reportedly exclaimed, "Did you see that? I got that one good!" The evidence introduced by Smith and Thomas includes pictures of the bloody aftermath and bullet holes in the bathroom door.

According to The Detroit News, a police report obtained by Chris Olson, the lawyer representing Smith and Thomas, claims the dogs were aggressive. The report says one officer "encountered a vicious gray pit bull at the front door, at which time he fired his department issued shotgun, striking the dog." But the lawsuit says "none of Plaintiffs' dogs attacked or threatened [any] Defendant in any way," and it is hard to see how a dog shut in a bathroom could have posed an imminent threat. Photography Is Not a Crime reports that "police claimed they had no audio or video of the incident."

The version of events described in the lawsuit is sadly plausible, given the past behavior of cops confronting dogs in Detroit and elsewhere. A month after police killed Debo, Mama, and Smoke, the Detroit City Council approved a $100,000 settlement with the owner of a chained Dogue de Bordeaux shot by police looking for a suspect who was not there. In that case the officer who killed the dog also claimed it posed a threat, saying "a brown dog charged towards me, attempting to bite me." But according to the owner's lawsuit, dashcam video of the incident shows the officer "walk towards Babycakes in her driveway to a position just beyond the reach of Babycakes' steel cable leash, pause, aim and shoot her twice with his department issued M&P 40 caliber handgun."

After the settlement, Olson, who also represented the dog owner in that case, expressed the hope that "police officers in Detroit will hear this story and be much more mindful of the magnitude of the rights that are involved here." The unnecessary killing of a dog can qualify as an unconsitutional seizure of property under the Fourth Amendment. Olson cites a 2005 decision in which the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit held that "defendant police's shooting of plaintiff's dogs was an unreasonable seizure in particular where defendant police officers had notice of the dog's presence and were not surprised by them and had no plan to deal with the dog other than by shooting it."

Smith says one of the officers who raided her home told her, "I should have killed you, too."  Olson told The Daily News "she's terrified," since "those same cops drive through her neighborhood every day." Smith was initially charged with marijuana possession, but the case was dismissed after the cops failed to appear in court.

"They had a warrant to search the house," Olson said. "That we don't really quarrel with. But when you search the house, you can't go in the house and kill all the dogs."

Since the justification for the search was something (drug possession) that shouldn't be treated as a crime, and the resulting charge was so trivial that the cops could not be bothered to show up in court, we really should quarrel with the idea that police had a right to be in the house. Every confrontation prompted by the morally atrocious war on drugs is an invitation to violence, and all too frequently it's human blood that ends up on the floor.

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  1. Look, if you want to take the risk that this dog has evolved opposable thumbs and is able to open a door to come out and attack you, you can feel free. But our brave officers shouldn’t have to take that risk. They deserve to go home safely to their families at night.

    1. If you leave a dog locked in a bathroom long enough, eventually it’s gonna figure out how to dispose of evidence.

  2. Seriously..

    Next an officer opened the bathroom door, saw Smoke, and closed the door. “Should we do that one, too?” a cop asked. “Yes,” another answered. Two cops “then fired multiple shots through the closed bathroom door, which killed Smoke.” One of them reportedly exclaimed, “Did you see that? I got that one good!” The evidence introduced by Smith and Thomas includes pictures of the bloody aftermath and bullet holes in the bathroom door.

    That’s sociopathic. There’s no other way to describe it.

    1. Criminal depraved-indifference is a requirement for job.

    2. I had to stop reading at, “Should we do that one, too?”.

  3. Though it’s disgusting, we have only ourselves to blame for fomenting the war on drugs for the last century. And we’ll have only ourselves to blame when they start doing the same thing to track down people who are suspected of getting ‘radicalized’ by ‘extremist clerics’ over the youtubes in the war on terror. And for Trump’s deportation force for suspected illegal immigrants.

    1. we have only ourselves to blame

      Fuck off, tired sockpuppet shitweasel

      1. Fuck off, tired sockpuppet shitweasel

        1. So clever, dajjal, tell me more

    2. What do you mean “we”?

      1. “We. As in the Royal We.”

  4. Every confrontation prompted by the morally atrocious war on drugs is an invitation to violence

    Feature, not bug.

  5. Isnt failure to show up for court contempt?

    1. Not for the state’s privileged purveyors of violence.

    2. Isn’t filling out false reports perjury?

      1. Not if done in furtherance of officer safety.

  6. OK everyone please remember to engage the vicious bullies in playful banter about politics and current events. This will keep you out of their crosshairs and maybe you’ll survive to comment for another day. Also why not pile on the bullying? It’s a great pasttime of the site and lots of fun. If you are accepted into the group then you may be able to last even longer. Many victims of the Nazis did this during WWII and this strategy has been credited with extending lives by several months in some cases.

    1. I hope you die in a fire.

      1. Nah. I’d like to see AM live a long life after everyone he/she/it has ever cared about is murdered by the police.

        1. Thanks for demonstrating my point – oppressive regimes rise to power through bullying gangs. This is true for both the Bolsheviks and the Nazis. If someone stood up to their bullying they responded by ‘cracking skulls’. These days such techniques are not quite as effective over the internet. Not sure how they’ll proceed, other than in increasingly angry and violent death wishes. “I oppose the police killing animals so much that I will fantasize about killing the animals of anyone who points this out.”

          1. Yes, sarcasmic has a long and sordid history of supporting oppressive regimes. Thank god you see through his fa?ade.

            1. Thank you for demonstrating how regimes come to power through bullying gangs and everyone else stands around and says nothing – even the supposedly virtuous ones like the Libertarians. The historians of the future will thank you.

          2. You’re the one who celebrates leftist protestors initiating violence at political rallies. You want to see a Nazi? Look in the mirror.

            1. The founding fathers supported peaceful assembly, as do I.

              1. What do you think about commenters who change their handle more often than cops shoot dogs?

              2. Welcome to Retardation: A Celebration. Now, hopefully, I’m gonna dispel a few myths, a few rumors. First off, the retarded don’t rule the night. They don’t rule it. Nobody does. And they don’t run in packs. And while they may not be as strong as apes, don’t lock eyes with ’em, don’t do it. Puts ’em on edge. They might go into berzerker mode; come at you like a whirling dervish, all fists and elbows. You might be screaming “No, no, no” and all they hear is “Who wants cake?” Let me tell you something: They all do. They all want cake.

                1. What is this retarded cunt whining about now?

                  1. What is this retarded cunt whining about now?

                    Libertarians are Nazis because we sit by and watch while people tell the retarded cunt to die in a fire.

                    1. Ah, the old “fee peach means I cant be critizized evar” dodge.

        2. Meanly mocking AddictionMyth makes you a Nazi.

          1. No, but fantasizing about my death makes you a Trumpkin.

          2. Well, who can argue with logic like that?

      2. Thanks for demonstrating how morally superior Libertarians are to ISIS.

        1. Yes, because mocking you for typing dumb shit on the internet is the same thing as sawing your head off with a dull knife.

        2. Yes, because mocking you for typing dumb shit on the internet is the same thing as sawing your head off with a dull knife.

      3. Let us not forget this is the same fuckstick who (metaphorically) spit in Ken White’s eye after White offered legal counsel to him. This sockpuppeting turd thought the best way to demonstrate his moral superiority was to gloat about aforementioned lack of human decency.

        1. Not aware of this or the reference. Explanation?

          1. Oh this has gotta be good.

        2. Let us not forget this is the same fuckstick who (metaphorically) spit in Ken White’s eye after White offered legal counsel to him.

          Seriously?

          1. Not everyone can wear the papal mitre.

          2. The saga begins here and continues here with other references littered about.

            Technical points:

            – White offered assistance in finding counsel
            – What exactly was done to merit the ban is not made clear, although it is quite doubtful that it was so innocent as implied, given the tenor of other comments on Popehat that haven’t resulted in any bans

            1. Popehat for Twitter SS Commendant-in-chief 2016! (Are you happy now?)

              1. He did offer to help you.

                Just to remind you of how fair and open-minded I am, you do deserve props for attracting the ire of that HHS general counsel, Dale Beardly or whatever his name was.

                1. Not only did he offer to help me, he helped me immensely. For which I am grateful and expressed this sentiment to him.

    2. You must be an exceptional case – your live has been extended by years.

    3. Why don’t you go play in the street while the adults talk.

  7. Let’s not go jumping to conclusions here. Remember we’re only hearing one side of the story. We don’t actually know what happened before the video. These good officers may very well have had reason to fear for their safety, and had to make a split-second decision in a life-or-death situation. If you’ve never worn the uniform, you have no idea what it’s like and really have no business spreading misinformation and your misguided opinions about matters you know nothing about. Let’s grow up and just wait for a full and fair investigation, which will conclude that the police were following standard procedure, even if unfortunate mistakes were made in this tragic situation. These brave heroes are, after all, under-staffed, under-paid, and under-appreciated and their training budget was severely slashed in the latest round of budget-cutting.

    (the above is duct tape. works for any cop story.)

    1. Lets compare this to actual comments left on the Detroit News story.

      Paul Chernish ?
      University of Windsor
      No search warrant, no pit bulls, no problems.

      Al Hanamay
      Anyone who can tie all the loose ends together here is a better person than i am.The complaint is so phony sounding from start to finish.I’ve heard the likes of it amny times ..& they’re always fraudulent, cuz they assume the police have nothing to do but shoot animals

      Don Sepanski ?
      Livonia, Michigan
      Personally, I’m believing the police side of the story.

      Could be the perps were trying to flush illegal drugs down the toilet, with the dog being used as protection.

      The less pit bulls on the planet, the better.

      But I guess it’s the bad owners fault for using the pitbulls to protect an illegal drug trade.

      I mean, it’s the owners, not the breed, right?
      Like ? Reply ? 18 ? May 28, 2016 2:51pm

      1. (followup from the same person:)

        Don Sepanski ?
        Livonia, Michigan
        I forgot to mention, glad no officers got hurt .

        I’ll stand by my comments.

        Clearly there are the usual cop haters, and pot heads (often one in the same) and pit bull lovers comparing pit bulls to tea cup dogs (that shows a lot of credibility)

        Regarding any of the “facts” that are being used by most of the commenters to conduct the social media trial here (and apparently the dog owners want a social media trial) ill just say consider that the source of your “facts” are the drug dealers.

        I’d hope the city will back the police, whose jobs are extremely dangerous, over drug dealers using vicious pit bulls to protect their illegal drug sales

        1. Which drug dealers? Doesn’t sound like they found any evidence of drug dealing.

        2. Teacup dogs bite more often than pit bulls.

      2. cuz they assume the police have nothing to do but shoot animals

        Maybe that’s “cuz” police are constantly shooting animals, not just in no-knock raids, but even seemingly at random?

      3. cuz they assume the police have nothing to do but shoot animals

        Maybe that’s “cuz” police are constantly shooting animals, not just in no-knock raids, but even seemingly at random?

      4. Thanks JB, for posting all those sickening comments, and I’d also like to take this opportunity to thank Jacob Sullum for posting this story.

        I was beginning to feel a little less like my screen name of late, God help me I was even starting to think that maybe the majority people weren’t authority worshiping shitheels who should be fucked up the ass with a rusty chainsaw, run through a woodchipper, and their remains dropped into an active volcano. But these comments, and this story, have reminded me that people are in fact bastard coated bastards with a bastard filling. So, thank you for restoring my cynicism. Thanks to you guys I can now go on hating everyone and everything.

    2. And here’s the craziest, which is so many characters I have to separate into three replies. I will note that there are no paragraph breaks in the entire thing.

      Jim E. Neutron ?
      Assistant Manager at Burger King
      Could criminals lie and file frivilous lawsuits as a means to try to get back at the police and to make a quick buck? Everyone knows large municipalities often settle lawsuits out of court just avoid the time and costs of trials. It’s time for the current national trend of police bashing to be set aside for a moment to allow for logic and the facts to set in….. I bet if the news polled the neighbors in the immediate area of this “family house” they’d discover that the house was a nuisance because of its drug activity and that some of those same neighbors even went as far as to make narcotics complaints on the house, pleading for police to investigate. I bet a good journalist could even do a little digging, go to the house and discover battering ram marks that still exist on the front door, disputing the woman’s claim that she willingly opened the door for police. After that easy to expose first lie is debunked, the same journalist through his Freedom of Information Act request could probably also discover that listed in the search warrant was the fact that it was obtained after the police were sold drugs from the location during an undercover buy and that those same drugs are still in evidence downtown.

      1. The sale of any type of controlled substance in MI is a felony, thus voiding claims that any subsequent marijuana found at the house is or was “legal.” Next, I bet if the news did an interview with the male involved in this lawsuit he would miraculously happen to fit the description of the seller in that search warrant. As for finding and killing dogs like a death squad….I bet an impartial journalist could go to the house and observe evidence (holes/shrapnel marks) consistent with shotgun buckshot being fired near the front doorway. Guess what that would suggest? It suggests the police were met immediately by a charging Dog at the front door as soon as they forced entry and the door swung open. Any dog owner, especially those, like me, that own a large or aggressive breed of dog knows that they would bark, growl, charge at and even bite an “intruder” that was breaking down the front door. The dog wouldn’t be able to differentiate between a burglar or the police legally entering with a search warrant, they just rely on instincts to protect. Hell, even lap dogs do the same. But “Debo” as pictured above is far from a lap Dog. And he certainly would present the imminent threat of inflicting harm on entering officers. The same officers, which I’m sure had extensive training & experience from the sheer number of raids performed by the DPD, observed that this charging Dog had to be put down immediately to prevent an attack in the doorway.

        1. Anyone, cop or not, should find that response reasonable. No tactically sound officers back into each other or retreat in a doorway. So in actuality, the dog sought out and came to the officers, not the other way around. I bet neighbors, who often come out of their houses to observe raids could back up that account. The remaining dogs in the residence will have to be answered for and explained in court but we all have seen that dog that knows how to suddenly open that bathroom door that doesn’t latch. I also would bet that peering in the basement window of that this nice “family home” would show it filled with debris and dog feces, not the pet perfect environment that these “Dog lovers” are trying to portray. Maybe, just maybe, after the facts are looked at in this case, it will show that the HUMAN officers were just protecting themselves from vicious dogs that were placed in a drug house to protect it from anyone that entered, including police.
          Like ? Reply ? 9 ? May 29, 2016 12:21pm

          1. Jim E. Neutron ?
            Assistant Manager at Burger King

            Says it all, that does.

            1. Now now, he is moving up in the world. His info says he previously worked at McDonalds.

              1. As a former fast-food monkey, all I can say is HAAAA HAAAA HA HA HA HA WHAT A LOSER HAAAA HA HA HA HA!

            2. “Assistant Copsucker” would be too honest.

              1. After that apologia horseshit though he’s probably going to be promoted to Head Copsucker.

              2. Well, at least at Burger King, the burgers are flame-broiled. Perhaps Mr. Neutron should be flame broiled.

          2. Well, that’s an elaborate fantasy.

          3. The sale of any type of controlled substance in MI is a felony, thus voiding claims that any subsequent marijuana found at the house is or was “legal.” Next, I bet if the news did an interview with the male involved in this lawsuit he would miraculously happen to fit the description of the seller in that search warrant.

            These two sentences have me utterly confused. It almost sounds like he thinks that these people should’ve been arrested and imprisoned even if no crime were committed, that officers are generally ignorant of the law and/or that cops regularly kick in the door with a description of the suspect and then fail to arrest the man perfectly fitting the description of the suspect.

            I mean, both ideas are conditionally true, I just can’t fathom the mindset that puts them together as a rational MO. Maybe if someone did a news story about it, they could set him straight.

        1. Jim E. Neutron ?
          Assistant Manager at Burger King

          Truly a towering paragon of intellect.

          Fucking html tags, how do they work?

          1. Jim Neutron @ #FOP Flame-broiled

    3. Couldn’t have said it better myself.

  8. The report says one officer “encountered a vicious gray pit bull at the front door, at which time he fired his department issued shotgun, striking the dog.”

    I guess they have to wait for the next fiscal year to get that DoD-surplus grenade launcher.

  9. Hope they get Kevin Dillon to play the cop in the movie. “See the way that head came apart!”

  10. And another thing…..why is it always so goddam important to note that it was a “department issued” shotgun or “department issued 40 caliber hand gun”. Like the cop is forced to carry a gun, or something ? cops carry guns, we get that, why is it germane that it was “department issued”??

    1. “State-sanctioned”.

      This is how you know the good guns from the bad guns.

    2. Some cops pay for their duty weapons out of pocket. So in reports they want to be absolutely clear that it is the department (and thus the municipality) that paid for and issued the equipment that passive-aggressively murdered the dog/child/mentally ill person in question.

      1. Cops lie about everything. Why would they be telling the truth about who owns the weapon?

      2. Some cops in small towns DO pay for “patrol rifles” out of pocket. It’s a way to get around “assault weapon” laws with a little take home souvenir.

    3. Most cops buy their own handguns. Very rarely are they actually department issued. The shotgun probably belonged to the department, but I doubt the handgun did.

      1. Police departments have guidelines as to what kind of handguns they can carry (no revolvers for example), but very few actually issue them.

  11. As a True Libertarian, I can say that fucking pigs are the source of all our problems. They are always killing innocent people and animals. That’s why we need to bully and insult people who defend them with threats and fantasies about killing innocent people and animals. If you see us doing that please feel free to join in or hey why not just sit back and enjoy the show.

    1. You win the award for most pathetic this month.

      1. They always have the same lifecycle. They play along for a while, get increasingly nutso, get busted for running another handle, get massively defensive about getting caught, turn hateful and lash out, then disappear. AM/dajjal is in the lash out phase, so he’s almost outta here.

        Whether it has to the good grace to fade away or if it will turn into a bitter troll like Tulpa or KK remains to be seen.

        1. My money’s on bitter troll. The shit-headedness is strong with this one.

          1. Is there any comparison between the original Tulpa and shreek with regard to intellectual heft?

            1. Tulpa’s not stupid, he’s just an asshole and absolutely addicted to being wrong on every subject imaginable, more of an egotistical fucker with a mediocre mind more than anything.

              shrike is a classic troll. He’s just here to rattle the cage and laugh at the monkeys when they hoot and howl. He’s a sadist and will hang around as long as people still respond.

              1. shrike is a classic troll

                No he is not. Trolls are sentient if assholish beings.

                Shriek is not sentient. Ergo, shriek is not a troll. It’s merely a bundle of neurons vomiting out comments that the neural net concludes will elicit a response it can’t comprehend any of the responses and thus cannot laugh at anyone.

                1. Same difference, really.

  12. God fucking dammit…

    There’s really nothing more to say here.

  13. So windows 10 eh? How’s that working out for you mammals?

    Your Future Reptilian Overlords may reintitute Windows 7 planet wide when we take over…and bring back the original Outlook

    1. Other than the lack of card games, I’m pretty happy with 10.

    2. The most ringing endorsement I can give of it is that it was free (if you already had at least 7). Beyond that, the only reason to upgrade was to keep getting security updates (although 7 won’t go out of support until 2020, 10 stops being free next month).

    3. Your Future Reptilian Overlords may reintitute Windows 7 planet wide when we take over

      You have my support then (not that you needed it).

    4. I’m finally getting a new PC. It’s going to be a dual-boot, so I can use Linux most of the time.

    5. Its been working fine for me – once I figured out how to remove the shovelware (why the fuck would I want anything to do with that XBox POS on my SSD and cluttering up my UI) and turned off as much of the spyware as I could (Fuck Cortana – don’t want it, disconnected it from the internet, don’t understand why I can’t get rid of it).

      Until a couple of weeks ago when a new updated version was rolled out. Now every few days it forces an update and restart that it can’t complete because its always hits a ‘machine check exemption’ timeout error.

  14. Dumbass pit bull owners should have bought themselves a pet gorilla.

    1. Grizzly bear. They are harder to bring down than a gorilla.

      1. Ice Bear thinks Ice Bear would take care of those pigs.

    2. As an owner of two pits and a veteran of pit rescue work, I can honestly say that they’re a horrible choice for an attack dog. Left to their own devices–and assuming they haven’t been horribly abused–they tend to be pretty people-friendly. At worst, the typical behavior is to run up to you and bark until you leave. More typically, at least in my experience and the experiences of people I’ve worked with, they’ll run up, bark, and beg for attention.

      And really that seems to be true of most dogs, which is why when I read stories like this I lose even more respect for and faith in police. Also, fuck the “few bad apples” argument. It happens frequently enough that it’s not even really news. People joke about cops shooting dogs because it’s a surprise when they don’t. As far as I’m concerned, if I know a guy at work who kills people’s pets in his spare time, I have a moral duty to do everything I can reasonably do to stop him, not make excuses for him.

    3. As an owner of two pits and a veteran of pit rescue work, I can honestly say that they’re a horrible choice for an attack dog. Left to their own devices–and assuming they haven’t been horribly abused–they tend to be pretty people-friendly. At worst, the typical behavior is to run up to you and bark until you leave. More typically, at least in my experience and the experiences of people I’ve worked with, they’ll run up, bark, and beg for attention.

      And really that seems to be true of most dogs, which is why when I read stories like this I lose even more respect for and faith in police. Also, fuck the “few bad apples” argument. It happens frequently enough that it’s not even really news. People joke about cops shooting dogs because it’s a surprise when they don’t. As far as I’m concerned, if I know a guy at work who kills people’s pets in his spare time, I have a moral duty to do everything I can reasonably do to stop him, not make excuses for him.

      1. Wow, squirrels.

      2. Left to their own devices–and assuming they haven’t been horribly abused–they tend to be pretty people-friendly.

        Because of the way dog-fighting is done, with handlers in the pit with the dogs, pits and others used in dog fighting are bred to be non-aggressive to humans.

  15. Howcum this isn’t national news? If an out of control child crawling into a gorilla’s pen resulting in a dead gorilla, why not a daily list of dogs executed by cops “just because”?

    1. Cop shoots dog is this decade’s “dog bites man” story. Its not news, really.

  16. Ow! My balls.

  17. Body cameras can’t come soon enough.

    Also, completely unrelated of course, but from what I remember from my psych classes, sociopaths and serial killers typically start off hurting animals before “maturing” to human targets.

    1. cops already shoot both. just less paper work when it’s a dog. i think it’s about the convenience (notice, he did tell the person “i should have killed you too.”). he must have had something he didn’t want to miss.

  18. RE: Lawsuit Says Detroit Cops Shot Confined Dog Through Bathroom Door
    Owners say the officers, who were serving a drug warrant, also killed two other dogs who posed no threat.

    That’s because the cops need the target practice.
    Next up: Shooting live human beings for no reason.

  19. The police often have a strange view of Justice.

    If they believe “in their hearts” that your are a scumbag about to get off, they will administer Street Injustice by breaking your things or killing your pets or physically tuning up your attitude. It is a cold blooded ABUSE of authority intended to send a message that the Cops can fu*k with you whenever they want. It occurs in big, medium, and small cities from coast to coast. As expected, they prefer to pick on those they see as powerless to complain.

    Thugs in Blue.

  20. I’d give every cop who fired a round 20 years in prison.

    Every other cop who was nearby and did nothing should be fired and barred from every serving in law enforcement again. If investigation showed that there should have been or was audio/video recording and the cops failed to use the proper equipment or destroyed evidence, all should get an addition 3-5 years in prison.

    I’d fire the entire chain of command – right up to the chief of police.

  21. The police just showing people “We have the `power’ to do to you whatever we want.”

  22. Do they sell woodchippers in Detroit?

  23. All of the cops involved should be taken out and put down exactly as they did the dogs. Cops are filth.

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