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Ferguson Police Department Implores Protesters To Gather Only During Daylight
CBS ^ | 13 Aug 14 | CBS staff

Posted on 08/14/2014 2:43:39 AM PDT by SkyPilot

The police department in a St. Louis suburb where a man was shot and killed by a police officer is asking protesters to gather only during daylight.

Ferguson has been the site of nightly protests and unrest since 18-year-old Michael Brown was killed during a confrontation with an officer on Saturday.

In a news release issued Wednesday, the department asked that all people who assemble to pray or protest do so in “an organized and respectful” manner and disperse well before evening to ensure the safety of participants and the community.

“The City of Ferguson mourns the loss of Michael Brown’s life that occurred of Michael Brown’s life that occurred this past Saturday,” the statement read. “We understand members of our community, and those nationwide, are grieving with us. We have worked diligently to provide an opportunity for our residents to both grieve and voice frustrations through prayer vigils and peaceful protests.”


(Excerpt) Read more at stlouis.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government; US: Missouri
KEYWORDS: africanamerican; banglist; black; crime; ferguson; guncontrol; guns; riots; secondamendment; thugs
Maybe ISIS will take our black "community" into their midst. They seem to share the same "values."
1 posted on 08/14/2014 2:43:39 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: SkyPilot

Oh come on

These people don’t get up until noon at the earliest.


2 posted on 08/14/2014 2:45:29 AM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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3 posted on 08/14/2014 2:48:06 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: SkyPilot
Where's that animated Obama "riot now!"? That seems to fit.


4 posted on 08/14/2014 3:09:45 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Pontiac

Yup. Tough to do when you get up at noon to 3:00 PM: By the time you’re hitting on all eight cylinders, it’s dusk. And the gibsmedat/burn it down mentality works best under cover of darkness.
Thanks Lyndon Baines Johnson for this great society! Now all we need are millions of Latino welfare deadheads battling the current welfare kings and queens in the small hours of the night.
This isn’t about outrage and social justice as it is healthy, young people with too much summer time on their hands.


5 posted on 08/14/2014 3:17:10 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives.)
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To: SkyPilot

Sure.


6 posted on 08/14/2014 3:24:00 AM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: tumblindice

“This isn’t about outrage and social justice as it is healthy, young people with too much summer time on their hands.”

You nailed it. It just jolly good sport, that’s it. Guess the perps haven’t considered that they’re fouling their own nest. Soon, all their grocery stores, eateries, etc will be shuttered or burned down and their community will be gone. But, so it goes.....


7 posted on 08/14/2014 3:39:22 AM PDT by snoringbear (E.oGovernment is the Pimp,)
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To: tumblindice

“This isn’t about outrage and social justice as it is healthy, young people with too much summer time on their hands.”

You nailed it. It just jolly good sport, that’s it. Guess the perps haven’t considered that they’re fouling their own nest. Soon, all their grocery stores, eateries, etc will be shuttered or burned down and their community will be gone. But, so it goes.....


8 posted on 08/14/2014 3:39:33 AM PDT by snoringbear (E.oGovernment is the Pimp,)
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To: SkyPilot
Ferguson Police Department Implores Protesters To Gather Only During Daylight

They can't... I'm sure they all work during the day. /s

9 posted on 08/14/2014 4:20:53 AM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: SkyPilot

They cant do that, they sleep all day!


10 posted on 08/14/2014 5:10:04 AM PDT by weezel
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To: SkyPilot

Looting is NOT an element of ‘protest’... these are street thugs.


12 posted on 08/14/2014 5:55:30 AM PDT by GOPJ (Just remember, loot the liberals' houses, they don't have guns. - Freeper dfwgator)
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To: snoringbear
Soon, all their grocery stores, eateries, etc will be shuttered or burned down ...

LOL - then the real fun begins as Poverty Pimps descend into 'the community' to tell blacks it's racism that keeps nice stores out... Yeah, right - not connected to any of this burn 'em down crap... no, just plain old racism.

It's time for black adults to take back their community from violent idiots.

13 posted on 08/14/2014 6:02:47 AM PDT by GOPJ (Just remember, loot the liberals' houses, they don't have guns. - Freeper dfwgator)
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To: SkyPilot

The Missouri Governor is asleep at the switch.


14 posted on 08/14/2014 6:05:01 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SkyPilot

Better to impore them to go home and wait for the autopsy and investigation report. But, no, they’d rather destroy their neighborhood.


15 posted on 08/14/2014 6:08:12 AM PDT by bgill
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To: snoringbear

“...Guess the perps haven’t considered that they’re fouling their own nest...”

Some of them have; they were using Twitter to send messages to “stop looting and burning OUR neighborhood! Go and loot the WHITES’ neighborhoods!”

A day or two ago, there was a post with multiple Twitter posts expressing that sentiment over and over. It was on Drudge, Weasel Zippers, and some other sites as well, the actual posts screen-captured from Twitter.

Hence, the run on gun and ammo sales in the area.

More than likely, a lot of them realize it’s apparently SAFER for them to mess with the Po-leese - who appear to be in no hurry to shoot their asses - than go into Whitey’s ‘hood, where they probably WILL get shot.

Gee... guns save lives... whodathunk it...


16 posted on 08/14/2014 6:19:12 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: bgill; P-Marlowe
Better to impore them to go home and wait for the autopsy and investigation report

I listened to someone on Fox this morning (I think it was DVR of Brett Baire's show yesterday) who put the 2 sides in this disputed death on air. First was a black friend of the deceased. Second, was a representative of the police relaying the shooter cop's story.

What struck me was that they were extremely close in their sequence of events. 1. Deceased at the car window/door of the police car. 2. Some kind of struggle at that window/door. 3. A first shot at the deceased at that door/window. 4. A separation in distance with the deceased apparently either not that injured or not hit at all. 5. The policeman exiting the car and pursuing the deceased. 6. The policeman firing multiple shots which proved fatal.

The difference is that the friend had the policeman as the aggressor at the window/door at midnight, grabbing the throat of the deceased. He also said the deceased initially fled, got down and said he wasn't armed, and the policeman put a number of shots into him killing him.

The policeman's version is that the deceased initiated a struggle at the window/door. There was a shot, the deceased departed, and there were more shots ending with the death of the now deceased.

It hinges on who initiated the fight at the window/door. The policeman is very sketchy about the follow-on shots, simply saying they took place after the deceased made effort to leave.

Unless the policeman has a recording/video, then the advantage goes to the deceased, because he has witnesses. The policeman has some kind of injury, but that only documents a struggle, which both sides agree happened at that window/door.

The location of spent shells will not matter based on the two stories we now know. Obviously, more could come out in the future. Perhaps a fingerprint of the deceased on the policeman's gun. Perhaps bruises on the deceased's neck where the policeman is said to have grabbed the man. And who knows what else.

Given these two stories, if I were that young man's parents, I'd be plenty upset, too. It's convoluted, and the witnesses, who the parents know, are pointing at the policeman. Sadly, the riots and theft injure the parents' credibility, even though they aren't participants in those riots.

17 posted on 08/14/2014 7:15:25 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins
When you are a 6-3 , 300 lb giant who has a physical confrontation and fights with a police officer, try to grab his gun and you injure the officer enough for permanent marks, getting shot kind of comes with the territory.

Police simply don't start physical confrontations with suspects through the open window of their police car.

18 posted on 08/14/2014 8:23:58 AM PDT by rdcbn
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To: rdcbn

That might be true, but it is still witness versus nothing at this point. The policeman needs a video or recording.

If he doesn’t have video/recording...or some other evidence not yet known or revealed... then my personal opinion is that it won’t go well for him.


19 posted on 08/14/2014 8:28:27 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: snoringbear

The businesses will end up going, but they’ll be moving to greener and healthier communities.


20 posted on 08/14/2014 9:15:07 AM PDT by CorporateStepsister (I am NOT going to force a man to make my dreams come true)
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To: tumblindice

Not all healthy youngsters are rioting and threatening the police.


21 posted on 08/14/2014 9:20:01 AM PDT by CorporateStepsister (I am NOT going to force a man to make my dreams come true)
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To: xzins

If you reach inside the car and grab the cops shirt, that will end up in the report that you were trying to grab his gun if the cop shoots you. Your goal has to be the gun in the mind of the cop.


22 posted on 08/14/2014 9:20:23 AM PDT by B4Ranch (Name your illness, do a Google & YouTube search with "hydrogen peroxide". Do it and be surprised.)
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To: NFHale

“Gee... guns save lives... whodathunk it...”

Preaching to the choir brother.


23 posted on 08/14/2014 10:00:37 AM PDT by snoringbear (E.oGovernment is the Pimp,)
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To: snoringbear

Yeah, I should have added the /sarc tag after. That wasn’t directed at you, friend... was kind of a general slap at those who denigrate our right at every opportunity.


24 posted on 08/14/2014 10:22:58 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: SkyPilot

I implore the police to put their uniforms back on and lose their military camouflage and military war mentality...This goes for all the events everyone has been witnessing, not just what is happening in St. Louis...


25 posted on 08/14/2014 10:33:37 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: SkyPilot

hundreds of thousands of blacks shot by other blacks

not a peep

one black person shot by a white cop

time to riot!


26 posted on 08/14/2014 2:02:05 PM PDT by Cubs Fan (Orwell's writings were meant as warnings, but to the left they are instruction manuals.)
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To: SkyPilot

I bet a lot of people moved out of east st louis to ferguson years ago to get away from inner city crime, now that it followed them to the suburbs where will they move now?


27 posted on 08/14/2014 2:07:38 PM PDT by Cubs Fan (Orwell's writings were meant as warnings, but to the left they are instruction manuals.)
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To: F15Eagle

Two black Congressmen called on Obama to declare Martial Law today. It is just a matter of time.


28 posted on 08/14/2014 3:51:03 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: xzins

Your post #17 indicates you are are a very astute and wise man.


29 posted on 08/14/2014 3:53:52 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: dragnet2
I agree. Two dichotomies have arisen with this unfortunate situation: one, I agree with Sen Paul - Demilitarize the police across the country. Two, the black “community” should be ASHAMED - nothing screams “justice” like a stolen 60” High Definition TV.
30 posted on 08/14/2014 3:57:08 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: xzins

Well said, but there’s another element in this story: the jury. All of the evidence in the world won’t matter if the jury is prejudiced, and once the cop’s name, address and SS# are made public, his life is in danger regardless.


31 posted on 08/14/2014 4:04:07 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: xzins

I’m making the assumption that this will be prosecuted.


32 posted on 08/14/2014 4:05:07 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: rdcbn
Police simply don't start physical confrontations with suspects through the open window of their police car.

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I agree with you. Someone in that position is at a clear disadvantage.

33 posted on 08/14/2014 4:06:32 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: SkyPilot
so they stomped on a tube of toothpaste, and now they are asking the paste to put itself back into the tube...

good luck unringing that bell

34 posted on 08/14/2014 4:54:44 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Chode; All

I have no idea what happened, however after just watching live on CNN, it seems to me they are throwing the officer involved under the bus, going to let a grand jury decide??

So the officer gets no rights? NOT suggesting cops can do no wrong, I was roughed around once in my life by them and was totally innocent, but having said that, it sounds like under the bus for the officer involved for the sake of the day.


35 posted on 08/14/2014 7:29:01 PM PDT by Friendofgeorge (Sarah Palin 2016 OR BUST)
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To: B4Ranch

This will be about witnesses and evidence. So far, the deceased is having witnesses speak. The police aren’t saying anything.


36 posted on 08/14/2014 7:33:06 PM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: trisham; SkyPilot

I agree. This will be prosecuted. Don’t they run continual tape/video in police cars? Or is that just when there’s a stop made?


37 posted on 08/14/2014 7:37:08 PM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: Friendofgeorge
isn't that the way it usually works? the grand jury decides if there's enough evidence to goto trial???
38 posted on 08/14/2014 7:42:13 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Chode

In a case without media attention, it may not even reach the grand jury, I would argue most cases dont go to a grand jury? They can indict a ham sandwich right.

I always thought once a case goes to a grand jury the % is in the 90`s that it goes to trial.

Like I said, I have no idea what happened, but this officer could easily be railroaded.


39 posted on 08/14/2014 7:48:22 PM PDT by Friendofgeorge (Sarah Palin 2016 OR BUST)
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To: rdcbn

Agreed. But I have a problem with the multiple shots by police if that is the case. Some say he was shot 8 times!

I’m waiting for facts which are a long time coming.

Anyone know if the autopsy report is out yet? Or when?


40 posted on 08/14/2014 7:50:00 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: trisham

The most troubling aspect of this case is that there is so little information being released to the public.

I am troubled by an officer emptying his entire clip into a suspect. A suspect who is reported to have put his hands up in an attempt to surrender...

I have been trying to imagine what circumstances had to transpire for the officer to do this...

I can only imagine that if a struggle for the officer’s gun took place and at one point control of the weapon had been in doubt, then the officer was probably operating on an overload of adrenaline and he may not have even have been aware that he was firing his weapon...

I think that the authorities need to make an attempt to release some information that may help the public at large to make sense of this tragedy. They need to do this sooner, rather than later as the clock is ticking...


41 posted on 08/14/2014 8:00:55 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: xzins

Well ... there might have been video at QuikTrip, because they usually have a fair amount of coverage.

But the sons of Obama burned that down.

Brilliant.


42 posted on 08/14/2014 8:03:28 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Friendofgeorge; Chode; SkyPilot

I don’t think the problem is the officer having no rights. I think the problem is that the deceased has friends who were eyewitnesses who are talking. The police are saying virtually nothing.

If it were a political campaign, we’d say one candidate is letting the other candidate define him very early in the race.

The police need to speak up and get their fellow officer’s story out there, and especially about what took place at the door/window of the police car and at the time when the deceased is said to fled, the officer pursued, and there were a number of shots.

As it stands, the lack of info being put out by the police is making them look in the wrong.


43 posted on 08/15/2014 6:11:14 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: F15Eagle

Should have pinged you to #43


44 posted on 08/15/2014 6:14:40 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: Delta Dawn

They released the officer’s name this morning, and the robbery was mentioned again, but little else.

http://news.msn.com/us/police-teen-shot-by-cop-suspect-in-recent-robbery


45 posted on 08/15/2014 8:14:31 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: xzins
100%
46 posted on 08/15/2014 3:09:56 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: GOPJ

Going to be an immediate FOOD DESERT!! The MOOCH will be VERY angry.


47 posted on 08/17/2014 3:28:49 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Ann Archy; MrB; Mr. K

Time for a ‘police desert’ too.

Store owners WITHOUT police protection in Ferguson should to sue the city.

All who pay taxes for our local police department to babysit the black communities should also sue.

It’s wrong.

I don’t pay an ‘average’ power bill - shared with the liberal elite in his mansion - they guy who uses more energy to heat his swimming pool than I use to heat my house.

He pays his power bill - I pay mine.

It should be the same with police protection. Tack the charge onto people’s electric bills or water bills. Charge by city block.

If living near criminals cost money - the black culture’s attitude toward crime will change.


48 posted on 08/17/2014 6:18:54 AM PDT by GOPJ (Store owners WITHOUT police protection in Ferguson should to sue the city.)
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To: GOPJ

Another unequal distribution to think about:

Property taxes.

Those who consume the most resources aren’t paying property taxes, and those who pay the most in property taxes are not getting services commensurate with their share of the cost.

Police don’t patrol their neighborhoods more, nor do they come to their house faster when needed, nor do the fire departments. And their kids aren’t oosting the school districts any more than those who don’t pay, or pay little, property taxes.


49 posted on 08/18/2014 5:43:27 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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