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wnylib

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51. I can buy it. It is believable IF she already had
Tue Apr 13, 2021, 05:59 PM
Apr 2021

strongly held negative views about POC. In her position of advising other cops facing investigations, she certainly knew what were considered valid defenses. No need to think about it at the moment of confronting Wright. She could have thought in advance about what she would do if faced with the situation of a fleeing suspect. It should have been part of her training, in fact.

It all hinges on her prior attitudes about POC, Blacks in particular. I can easily imagine a white cop joking about what to do if a suspect flees. "Shoot 'em and they don't go anywhere do they? But CYA and yell taser first."

I am NOT saying that there is any evidence of the officer making jokes like that. I am NOT saying that she had prior racist views. Those are things an investigation might want to look into. All I am saying is that it is possible to act in a way, in split seconds, that you have anticipated or thought about in advance due to a.combination of training and prior prejudices.

It does not look good for her, given her experience as a cop and advisor of other cops who have shot peiple. Also consider that the victim was not armed and did not pose any threat to the cops at the scene. As for his prior warrant, if it was for cold blooded murder, I could understand the need to stop him with a taser. But shooting? Death sentences are not up to cops to decide and execute. That's what courts are for.



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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