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NYPD Fatal Shooting In Brooklyn

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Boom_70, Nov 21, 2014.

  1. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    The timing not good for this tragedy with Ferguson decision looming.

    Not really buying the explanation. Seems like the brass is already in spin control.

  2. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    No every law enforcement agency can be as good as the FBI, which hasn't had a bad shooting in 20 years.
  3. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    The Quantico training is world renown.
  4. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Surprised that Brooklyn did not get burned down after this one. Innocent black man shot to death in apartment stairwell by rookie cop.

    Termed "accident". Why is this accepted as fact. How come this case has not become
    a social metaphor for social justice?
  5. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Damn, if only they could have murdered him at a time when people weren't looking closely at murdering cops.
  6. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Interesting article in the Times about how the cops doing these "vertical patrols" regularly have their guns unholstered:

  7. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Read that. It almost seems like the police are expecting confrontation on routine

    I'm thinking that if this case blew up in the media it would have caused problems for
    Mayor DeBlasio so he got his buddy Al Sharpton to stand down.
  8. tapintoamerica

    tapintoamerica Well-Known Member

    This brings up an interesting question: Why did Ferguson explode while a couple of NYC shootings with at least somewhat similar circumstances have garnered no long-term attention? Any theories?
  9. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Al Sharpton is tight with the Mayor. Bad for business if city explodes. Also
    most of tv media outlets NYC based with many of the hipster employees living
    in Brooklyn. They don't want to see their neighborhoods burned down.
  10. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    What's a vertical patrol like:

  11. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Because supposedly, one of the NYC victims wasn't a troublemaker, which means the other criminals don't want to support him.
  12. RickStain

    RickStain Well-Known Member

    Nobody's rallying to that officer's defense. There's no controversy.
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