Skip to comments.LAPD video shows female officer being shot at point-blank range during traffic stop....
Posted on 09/11/2018 5:49:31 AM PDT by BenLurkin
Los Angeles police on Monday released a video of a gang member shooting a female officer at point-blank range during a July traffic stop in the San Fernando Valley and her partner subsequently fatally wounding the gunman.
Recordings from inside a police cruiser and the officers' body cameras captured what seems to begin as a routine traffic stop that suddenly explodes into violence as the gunman pulls a .380-caliber handgun from his side and shoots the female officer who is standing just inches away.
By the grace of God she is alive, Moore said. Officers are fearful in these situations and the public here gets to see why.
Once a person has you in that position it is very tough, he said. You cannot stop that first one or two shots.
The chief said the female officer, who worked the gang unit, knew Mendoza on sight and was aware of his history. Mendoza, who went by the name of Biz, was known by the LAPD as a member of the Vincent Town street gang. He has prior convictions for possession of a firearm by a felon and narcotics for sales, according to the LAPD and court records.
Moore said the male partners ability to confront the armed driver quickly and decisively saved both their lives and illustrates why officers approach on both sides of a vehicle.
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Gangbanger was fatally wounded, one less Democratic voter.
>>Gangbanger was fatally wounded, one less Democratic voter.<<
Amazingly good shooting by the partner! Sorry the lady cop was injured. Hope she recovers soon!
When does the rioting begin?
That was lightning quick :O
Looks like LAPD tactics need a tweaking. Not sure why she stood directly in front of the subject. Why did she open the door for him? Why was she s nonchalant with him knowing who he was and his record?
Looks like the partner had his weapon drawn and was at the level of alert appropriate for the stop.
Hope the officer recovers, but does not return to duty- she needs a lot of therapy physical and otherwise, likely.
And Serena is proud to support Kaepernick who labels cops as Pigs. Two “pigs” almost shot to death. Serena is a Pig and so is Kaepernick.
It’s war my friends. Cops don’t help their cause. Build the wall.
Is Mendoza an Illegal Alien and has been set free via Sanctuary city policies?
Give the copper who took him out an atta boy for giving him one final coup d’ tat round hopefully in the head.
Frightening stuff. Thanks for posting.
He’ll keep on voting and voting and ....
“...hopefully in the head.”
Hard for me to tell, but it looked like it could have been.
I’m sure the other officer was tempted to fill him full of holes mafia style.
And was walking around free because...California.
Hard to tell from the video, but she appears not to have had the perp keep his hands in her view.
“Give the copper who took him out an atta boy for giving him one final coup d tat round hopefully in the head.”
Coup de grâce, Mouton, it’s coup de grâce.
But Mendoza was turning his life around! That cop was just harassing him when he was on his way to Bible Study!!
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