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Indiana police release body cam footage of officer accidentally shooting partner
ABC News ^ | Jan 12, 2019 | Mark Osborne

Posted on 01/12/2019 9:25:35 AM PST by wastedyears

A police department in Indiana released shocking footage of an officer accidentally shooting his partner in the back while searching for a fugitive earlier this week.

(Excerpt) Read more at abcnews.go.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Indiana
KEYWORDS: ad; discharge; donutpatrol; nd; police
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"But... but only the police should have guns."
1 posted on 01/12/2019 9:25:35 AM PST by wastedyears
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To: wastedyears

And they wonder why nobody likes them.


2 posted on 01/12/2019 9:25:48 AM PST by wastedyears (The left would kill every single one of us and our families if they knew they could get away with it)
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To: wastedyears

Gunned down like a dog.


3 posted on 01/12/2019 9:31:35 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (If White Privilege is real, why did Elizabeth Warren lie about being an Indian?)
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To: wastedyears

I can’t think of any profession where somebody doesn’t make a mistake every once in a while....


4 posted on 01/12/2019 9:37:46 AM PST by proxy_user
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To: wastedyears

Improper trigger discipline.


5 posted on 01/12/2019 9:39:12 AM PST by Navy Patriot (America NEEDS Mob Rule, another European and Mid East World War and a universal Draft)
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I can’t think of any profession where somebody doesn’t make a mistake every once in a while....

It's one of the few where a "mistake" could lead to someone's death.

6 posted on 01/12/2019 9:39:31 AM PST by wastedyears (The left would kill every single one of us and our families if they knew they could get away with it)
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To: wastedyears

So apparently the dog jumped on the officer from behind and his gun went off because his finger was on the trigger thus shooting his partner the back


7 posted on 01/12/2019 9:41:37 AM PST by Bigtigermike
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Yep.


8 posted on 01/12/2019 9:45:34 AM PST by Navy Patriot (America NEEDS Mob Rule, another European and Mid East World War and a universal Draft)
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To: wastedyears

The officer is not facing any discipline because it was “just an accident”. I thought lawyers had removed that phrase from the American vocabulary.

The gun’s at fault. The dog’s at fault. The door manufacturer is at fault... SOMEBODY has to pay Officer Bryant’s hospital bills. It can’t be “just an accident”.

So, if I took out my gun in defense and then shot the officer in the back as she was leaving, could I say it was just an accident? Or could my corpse?


9 posted on 01/12/2019 9:46:37 AM PST by OrangeHoof (CNN - the most busted names in news.)
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“Improper trigger discipline.”

finger out of trigger guard till ready to shoot.... at the proper target.


10 posted on 01/12/2019 9:49:44 AM PST by DOC44
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To: OrangeHoof

When it comes to firearms, there are very few, darn near nil, “accidental discharges”.

Negligent discharges are another matter.

I put this firmly in the latter category. He was violating at least 2 of Coopers’ 4 rules.


11 posted on 01/12/2019 9:50:40 AM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: wastedyears

On the other hand we (OR) had a teen pull and point a replica/pellet pistol at an officer. The video was captured on body cam. Officer told the kid to drop the weapon, which he did. A cop would have been justified shooting in that split second. Chief of police was near tears explaining the incident in how close the kid came to death.


12 posted on 01/12/2019 9:52:10 AM PST by Cold Heart (The main purpose of The Wall is to protect the US from its own politicians.)
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To: wastedyears
more proof why only cops should have guns... wait, nevermind
13 posted on 01/12/2019 9:52:11 AM PST by Chode ( We’re America, Bitch!)
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To: DOC44

Correct.


14 posted on 01/12/2019 9:54:02 AM PST by Navy Patriot (America NEEDS Mob Rule, another European and Mid East World War and a universal Draft)
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To: OrangeHoof

Laws are for the little people.


15 posted on 01/12/2019 9:55:07 AM PST by Navy Patriot (America NEEDS Mob Rule, another European and Mid East World War and a universal Draft)
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...we (OR) had a teen pull and point a replica/pellet pistol at an officer. The video was captured on body cam. Officer told the kid to drop the weapon, which he did.

Down here in Calipornia, we just shoot 'em in the back without warning, more time for doughnuts.

16 posted on 01/12/2019 9:58:47 AM PST by Navy Patriot (America NEEDS Mob Rule, another European and Mid East World War and a universal Draft)
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To: Bigtigermike

If he shot he in the shoulder he probably had the gun up in a firing position rather than pointed down in a guard or caution position. And he had his finger on the trigger. While he was behind his partner. There goes the whole Cooper rulebook.


17 posted on 01/12/2019 10:07:39 AM PST by circlecity
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To: wastedyears

Yes, I was in information technology, we could just delete our mistakes and try again.

However, this does not apply to surgeons and police officers.


18 posted on 01/12/2019 10:10:23 AM PST by proxy_user
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Chief of police was near tears explaining the incident in how close the kid came to death.

Until I get behind-the-scenes video of the guy talking about it, I'll believe those to be crocodile tears.

19 posted on 01/12/2019 10:12:26 AM PST by wastedyears (The left would kill every single one of us and our families if they knew they could get away with it)
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To: DOC44

I wouldn’t want someone behind me with an itchy trigger finger and a Glock....bad combo.


20 posted on 01/12/2019 10:17:12 AM PST by Bonemaker (invictus maneo)
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