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« on: May 05, 2010, 09:09:50 AM »

http://reason.com/blog/2010/05/05/video-of-swat-raid-on-missouri
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« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2010, 09:26:05 AM »

jesus, that was pretty fucking hard to watch.  so what is the supposition here?  are they just misguided raids, thinking that the people inside are dealers?  or is it some kind of way to justify the NARC team, by going after small, personal use buyers?

but to shoot the fucking corgi?  what the hell is the matter with these people?  and is there any kind of compensation for this?
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« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2010, 09:45:30 AM »

1) part of it is justification, part of it is...who knows? macho posturing? kool aid drinking?

2) shooting dogs is a thing in a lot of these cases. shooting them in front of the kids is a unique twist, though it has happened before.

3) compensation? maybe. but it's a long shot. see balko, radley:
http://www.theagitator.com/category/paramilitary-police-raids/
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« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2010, 10:39:08 AM »

required reading (free download link is near bottom)

http://www.cato.org/pub_display.php?pub_id=6476
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