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Forum: Police Blotter 04 October 2018, 03:37 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 10,607
Posted By Dark Blue
Police I cannot tell you the number of times I have had...

I cannot tell you the number of times I have had people threaten me. Threaten retaliation against me and my family. Make threats to my family that I won't repeat here. It wears on you. I run into...
Forum: Police Blotter 27 September 2018, 04:40 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 10,607
Posted By Dark Blue
Police If the marijuana was on the kitchen table then I...

If the marijuana was on the kitchen table then I would think it was very likely in plain view of the officers that responded to the initial call. That would very easily explain why it would be on...
Forum: Police Blotter 15 September 2018, 04:58 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 10,607
Posted By Dark Blue
Regarding the elite team she was supposedly a...

Regarding the elite team she was supposedly a member of I think "specialized" is more accurate. Googling I found a Dallas PD page about the Crime Response Team which says

"The goal of the...
Forum: Police Blotter 15 September 2018, 04:43 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 10,607
Posted By Dark Blue
Police But that is not what is trained. There is a big...

But that is not what is trained. There is a big step between "Be aware people in close proximity can be a threat" to "It's fair game to kill them because they are close."
Forum: Police Blotter 11 September 2018, 03:25 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 10,607
Posted By Dark Blue
Police No the police do not report shootings to the...

No the police do not report shootings to the public. The media and new sources do that. They seem pretty efficient at it. There are private organizations that gather statistics as well.
Forum: Police Blotter 10 September 2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 10,607
Posted By Dark Blue
Police I wrongly remembered your wording, and apologize...

I wrongly remembered your wording, and apologize for that. Regardless your assertion that officers in much of the United States are taught to shoot first is false. If that were the case then there...
Forum: Police Blotter 09 September 2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 10,607
Posted By Dark Blue
Police You provided a quote that says he/his company has...

You provided a quote that says he/his company has provided training to dozens of law enforcement agencies. Of course it doesn't say what he has taught.

I have heard of his company. At a...
Forum: Police Blotter 09 September 2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 10,607
Posted By Dark Blue
Police And even then in every situation the officer has...

And even then in every situation the officer has to still make an evaluation of what they know and what they are presented with before pulling the trigger. There is not a "shoot first" ask questions...
Forum: Police Blotter 09 September 2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 10,607
Posted By Dark Blue
Police There is nothing about that that proves that...

There is nothing about that that proves that officers are trained to shoot first. And those incidents which you are referencing are a small fraction of police encounters and doesn't include the...
Forum: Police Blotter 08 September 2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 10,607
Posted By Dark Blue
Police I'm not sure if that is a serious question or...

I'm not sure if that is a serious question or not, but no they are not.


No it isn't. It is absurd to suggest that it is.
Forum: Amusement Bark 03 September 2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,109
Posted By Dark Blue
Police In the article Sue posted The police spokesperson...

In the article Sue posted The police spokesperson said the landlord called for a medical problem and the police found her having a seizure and she was treated on site by a paramedic. She became...
Forum: Amusement Bark 03 September 2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,109
Posted By Dark Blue
Police Just for clarification these things being check...

Just for clarification these things being check welfare calls.

If it's the "I haven't heard from X person and I'm concerned" variety then police typically respond to check on the person. It's...
Forum: Amusement Bark 03 September 2018, 03:10 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,109
Posted By Dark Blue
Police I can't speak for the whole country but I know...

I can't speak for the whole country but I know that is not true in my part of the world. I have 15 years experience, teach at a police academy and conduct training with departments from across the...
Forum: Amusement Bark 03 September 2018, 01:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,109
Posted By Dark Blue
I don't think I would say prominent, just loud.

I don't think I would say prominent, just loud.
Forum: Amusement Bark 03 September 2018, 01:36 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,109
Posted By Dark Blue
Police Okay. The article in the original post did not...

Okay. The article in the original post did not have that detail, nor did the other article I had read on the incident which is why I asked.

To answer your question about how after 90 minutes she...
Forum: Amusement Bark 02 September 2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,109
Posted By Dark Blue
Police Yes. Some look pretty much identical to real...

Yes. Some look pretty much identical to real guns.


I don't know what you really mean by that. There isn't exactly a class on "Is it real, or is it Fake?" as the number of real and BB guns are...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 05 June 2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 22,253
Posted By Dark Blue
It seems to me that many think that you have to...

It seems to me that many think that you have to "win" the conversation. I am conservative and have a large number of liberal friends and there are many things we don't agree on, but also many things...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 02 June 2018, 03:42 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 22,253
Posted By Dark Blue
I guess you can just say that for any group that...

I guess you can just say that for any group that is stereotyped then



I'm sure, since pretty much anyone in disagreement politically doesn't post anymore. There isn't as much to argue about.
...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 02 June 2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 22,253
Posted By Dark Blue
I am one of the conservatives that has been on...

I am one of the conservatives that has been on this board for quite a long time. I have found this board has always leaned to the left, but when I started here some 15 years ago I was able to have...
Forum: Rantidote 01 December 2017, 02:46 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 26,087
Posted By Dark Blue
Hey autocorrect I NEVER mean “ducking”

Hey autocorrect I NEVER mean “ducking”
Forum: Police Blotter 12 October 2017, 03:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,853
Posted By Dark Blue
Police It is standard police practice to search everyone...

It is standard police practice to search everyone who is subject to custodial arrest. If the arrested person brought the gun in my guess is that the officer is human and made a mistake. Either he...
Forum: Police Blotter 06 October 2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 34,024
Posted By Dark Blue
N.R.A. Supports New Rules on ‘Bump Stock’ Devices

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/05/us/las-vegas-shooting.html
Forum: Police Blotter 21 September 2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,575
Posted By Dark Blue
Police It is a physiological response (one of many) to...

It is a physiological response (one of many) to high stress situations. You can train to reduce these reactions by regularly exposing an officer to stressful situations, usually in the form of...
Forum: Police Blotter 21 September 2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,701
Posted By Dark Blue
Police You shouldn't be sorry for asking. If you don't...

You shouldn't be sorry for asking. If you don't know somethingthat's how you find out!

I've only tried to add my particular perspective on this from my training and experience.
Forum: Police Blotter 20 September 2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,701
Posted By Dark Blue
Police As far as knife vs multitool. I have a...

As far as knife vs multitool. I have a leatherman multitool with a blade on the handle that can be opened without opening the tool itself. I can open it in about 1/2 second while holding the...
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