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Nevilledog

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Tue Apr 13, 2021, 02:56 PM Apr 2021

Kim Potter, the police officer who shot and killed Daunte Wright, is police union president [View all]



Tweet text:
Rebecca Kavanagh
@DrRJKavanagh
BREAKING: Kim Potter, the police officer who shot and killed Daunte Wright, is president of the Brooklyn Center Police Union.

BCA identifies officer in Daunte Wright shooting
The BCA identified the long-time veteran of the Brooklyn Center Police Department as Officer Kim Potter ...
kstp.com
6:49 PM · Apr 12, 2021


Potter is on standard administrative leave.

On Monday, the police chief said he believed that the shooting was accidental and that the officer thought she fired her taser instead of her handgun.

The city released body camera footage of the shooting at a press conference but did not name the officer.

The shooting has led to widespread unrest and calls for the officer's immediate termination.

Potter has worked for the department for nearly 25 years and is president of the Brooklyn Center Police Officer's Association. In that role, she has represented other officers involved in deadly shootings.

According to an investigation by the Hennepin County Attorney's office, Potter was one of the first officers to arrive after police shot and killed Kobe Dimock-Heisler in 2019.

Investigative records show Potter advised the officers during the early stages of the investigation and was present when one officer gave his statement. Those officers were eventually cleared of any wrongdoing.


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She knew exactly what to say for immunity Blues Heron Apr 2021 #1
She yelled taser taser taser.. to cover her ass. BlueLucy Apr 2021 #2
I found that odd... lame54 Apr 2021 #13
Lol, really? After 20 something years she decided to use that scam? Nt USALiberal Apr 2021 #15
Jfc she has actual history advising murderous cops on how to get off Arazi Apr 2021 #21
Nope, just not a conspiracy person. Nt USALiberal Apr 2021 #22
So cops shooting black folks over nothing is a "conspiracy" Arazi Apr 2021 #24
No, I'm talking about this incident not others! Nt USALiberal Apr 2021 #25
Me too. Can't see this incident in isolation tho Arazi Apr 2021 #26
I have seen cops say, "stop resisting" when no one is resisting just to manhandle them BlueLucy Apr 2021 #52
Exactly, she probably had it all planned out in her head, radius777 Apr 2021 #57
This message was self-deleted by its author Chin music Apr 2021 #29
Sounds about right Mysterian Apr 2021 #3
"advised the officers", FoxNewsSucks Apr 2021 #4
This is why camera footage of all interactions involving restraint exboyfil Apr 2021 #5
"advised the officers" equals "covered up the illegal actions of other officers" FSogol Apr 2021 #9
This message was self-deleted by its author Chin music Apr 2021 #32
This is exactly right BlueLucy Apr 2021 #53
what was she high or something? stillcool Apr 2021 #6
Can we get a more recent picture of her Mary in S. Carolina Apr 2021 #7
Here Nevilledog Apr 2021 #8
This doesn't look like the same woman but is listed as her Linkedin photo. csziggy Apr 2021 #10
In her resignation letter frogmarch Apr 2021 #11
Wow! nt ecstatic Apr 2021 #14
yikes. Demovictory9 Apr 2021 #18
Did she express remorse or mention her victim by name in the letter ? The answer is no luckone Apr 2021 #34
Including the one where she put a bullet into gldstwmn Apr 2021 #54
An anchor on CBS This Morning reported cyndensco Apr 2021 #12
Unbelievable! nt ecstatic Apr 2021 #19
The Worst Of The Worst, Ma'am, Are Police Union Honchos The Magistrate Apr 2021 #16
This message was self-deleted by its author Chin music Apr 2021 #33
And Worth Each One Of Those Two Pennies, Sir The Magistrate Apr 2021 #39
This message was self-deleted by its author Chin music Apr 2021 #40
Guess she's resigned - and should never be a cop again... Backseat Driver Apr 2021 #17
They are a different color and worn cross-body Nevilledog Apr 2021 #20
Her Glock weighs 34 oz. Her taser weighs 8 oz and is a completely different color Arazi Apr 2021 #23
Picture in reply to tweet if you click on it you see her with the taser+ the color and position luckone Apr 2021 #31
This message was self-deleted by its author Chin music Apr 2021 #27
How has she been on the force for 25 years? underpants Apr 2021 #28
They're showing the "girl next door rookie" photo. Nevilledog Apr 2021 #56
Wow. Talk about manipulating the story. underpants Apr 2021 #58
Yep - Sickening Mary in S. Carolina Apr 2021 #59
Disarm the police! Johnny2X2X Apr 2021 #30
Why would Potter need a taser for a traffic stop? dlk Apr 2021 #35
This message was self-deleted by its author Chin music Apr 2021 #36
Oh please STOP bashing Unions! James48 Apr 2021 #37
Police Unions, Sir, Amount To Criminal Conspiracies The Magistrate Apr 2021 #38
The FOP Jilly_in_VA Apr 2021 #45
Well said. OnDoutside Apr 2021 #50
DU can walk and chew gum a the same time and understand some unions aren't working for.... uponit7771 Apr 2021 #41
This message was self-deleted by its author Chin music Apr 2021 #44
Its getting worse for her, we'll see there're two sides of story hers doesn't look go on its face uponit7771 Apr 2021 #42
So in about 2-5 seconds Roc2020 Apr 2021 #43
And I'm not buying Jilly_in_VA Apr 2021 #47
There Are Things You Don't Get To Fuck Up, Sir The Magistrate Apr 2021 #48
I can buy it. It is believable IF she already had wnylib Apr 2021 #51
Warrant was for a misdemeanor court no-show Arazi Apr 2021 #55
Then the shooting was 100% unnecessary, wnylib Apr 2021 #60
I find it hard to imagine confusing the two. BobTheSubgenius Apr 2021 #46
One of the first phone calls made after a police shooting is to their union. nt Progressive Jones Apr 2021 #49
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