Skip to comments.2010: Cops furious at ‘don’t-kill’ bill (Vice President Joe Biden ‘scoffed’ at it)
Posted on 08/31/2020 8:47:29 PM PDT by 11th_VA
City cops are livid over a legislative proposal that could handcuff the brave officers involved in life-and-death confrontations every day requiring them to shoot gun-wielding suspects in the arm or leg rather than shoot to kill, The Post has learned.
The minimum force bill, which surfaced in the Assembly last week, seeks to amend the state penal codes justification clause that allows an officer the right to kill a thug if he feels his life or someone elses is in imminent danger.
Its moronic and would create two sets of rules in the streets if there is a gunfight. This legislation would require officers to literally shoot the gun out of someones hand or shoot to wound them in the leg or arm. I dont know of any criminal who doesnt shoot to kill. They are not bound by any restrictions....
Paladino, whose association represents 5,100 investigators, said he showed the bill last week to Vice President Joe Biden, who scoffed and suggested it be dubbed The John Wayne Bill because it demands sharp-shooting skills of the kind only seen in movies.
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I agree with it and was actually shocked to learn it wasn’t already the law.
Dig up The Lone Ranger to teach the class.
>> requiring them to shoot gun-wielding suspects in the arm or leg rather than shoot to kill,
17 year old shot a potential killer in the arm and the Left is outraged and the armed felon regrets not opening on the kid and killing him.
They had better dig up sharp shooters like Annie Oakley if this piece of cr@p bill passes.
I’d flat out quit if I were subjected to that. Those coming up with this kind of BS are clearly cop hating lunatics.
More proof as if we needed any that the only thing libtards know about guns is what they see in movies.
I hope you’re joking.
Those guys have been watching way to many westerns.
I am not. I had no idea it was ok for cops to shoot to kill. I thought they were just supposed to stop the bad guy so he could be arrested.
Remember, when there is a savage attack and you’re the hunted being eaten, aim only at their legs or arms. If possible, try to hit one of their toes to minimize injury severity.
No one is taught to shoot to wound
if you need to shoot its to stop the threat
and that means stopping the threat by solid hits to center of mass, not trying to only hit hands and feet and ‘wing’ people
you want them to go down, not keep on being able to fight
you are not in the right mindset for when one has to fight for their own life against an armed attacker
You are certainly joking. Its idiotic to think the police would or should use their firearms to shoot people in the arm or the leg.
Cops already can only use deadly force if necessary to prevent an imminent threat of death or serious bodily harm or to prevent a suspect from fleeing if the suspect presents such a threat to the public. They cannot shoot someone just to make an arrest.
To require an officer, or anyone, in a situation where deadly force is justified that means a situation where life is already at staketo shoot someone in the arm or leg is asinine.
Biden suggests police could shoot assailants 'in the leg instead of the heart'
people amped on adrenaline and drugs can still keep slashing and bashing you to death for 30 seconds or more even with a heart shot and/or other lethal shots to the body
and they can still have drug fueled excess human power
the body doesnt know its dead yet and keeps going
cop histories dealing with these types of encounters prove it time and again
He's still thinking about kids playing with his hairy legs. Gak.
Or maybe aim for their ears. Try to pierce their earlobes.
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