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    Re: Policy Would Allow Cops To Shoot At Fleeing Cars

    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    Let me get this straight. One state allows cops to shoot at fleeing cars but in another they can't arrest emotionally unstable, uncooperative, resistive, offensive, racially hateful people on the porch?

    Well goddam. Pretty soon we're gonna need a lawyer to take a ****.
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    Re: Policy Would Allow Cops To Shoot At Fleeing Cars

    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    Imagine if we could use a laser carrier to implant a radioactive marker on those vehicles trying to allude capture by the police. Just point and click. Then retreat and go about the business of the day elsewhere.

    And then let the 24/7, circling aerial drone, hone in on the "painted" target, and then, at an oppertune time, blow the vehicle off the face of the planet. Taliban their ass! Woooohooo!

    How cool would that be?
    Why stop short with lasers and such. We need to develope a weapon that will just reduce or transform the criminals and their vehicles along with the entire contents into vapor. That way there is no need for garbage disposal.
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    Re: Policy Would Allow Cops To Shoot At Fleeing Cars

    Quote Originally Posted by WI Crippler View Post
    Shooting a handgun at a moving vehicle, even trying to hit tires is a dumb idea. We are considering that the cop doesn't have the gun even drawn yet. Drawing down on a small target, moving away from you, with a weapon that has limited effective range?

    Seems like a waste of perfectly good ammunition to me.

    Now if they had .50 cals mounted on the police cars......
    50 Cals would create too many colateral damage claims. Maybe during the imterim while we develope real hi-tech weapons we can equip the cops with a smaller calibre gatteling gun but that needs a computerized intelligent laser targeting system that will aquire and lock onto the correct target. RATE OF FIRE NEEDS TO BE 1800 - 2400 PER MINUTE. I am thinking something in the 30 cal range maybe smaller. Maybe something in the varmit calibre range like .204 and increase the rate of fire. There aresome possibilities here if we work at it.
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    Re: Policy Would Allow Cops To Shoot At Fleeing Cars

    For those that are for this being legal, it is all great until a pregnant female is killed either as the driver or passenger.

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    Re: Policy Would Allow Cops To Shoot At Fleeing Cars

    Quote Originally Posted by TheNextEra View Post
    For those that are for this being legal, it is all great until a pregnant female is killed either as the driver or passenger.

    Well just sh00t pregnant males. See problem solved !!! lol
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    Re: Policy Would Allow Cops To Shoot At Fleeing Cars

    Quote Originally Posted by F107HyperSabr View Post
    Why stop short with lasers and such. We need to develope a weapon that will just reduce or transform the criminals and their vehicles along with the entire contents into vapor. That way there is no need for garbage disposal.
    That's cool but you gotta think "green" man! That's 3000 pounds of twisted metal than can be melted down to make Harley Davidson's! Think recycle!

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    Re: Policy Would Allow Cops To Shoot At Fleeing Cars

    Quote Originally Posted by F107HyperSabr View Post
    50 Cals would create too many colateral damage claims. Maybe during the imterim while we develope real hi-tech weapons we can equip the cops with a smaller calibre gatteling gun but that needs a computerized intelligent laser targeting system that will aquire and lock onto the correct target. RATE OF FIRE NEEDS TO BE 1800 - 2400 PER MINUTE. I am thinking something in the 30 cal range maybe smaller. Maybe something in the varmit calibre range like .204 and increase the rate of fire. There aresome possibilities here if we work at it.
    Like a minature, rack mounted, Phalynx? Close In Weapon System?

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    Re: Policy Would Allow Cops To Shoot At Fleeing Cars

    This policy was suggested after yet another round of near-comical violence in the Chicago area.

    They routinely put ten or twelve people in the ground over a weekend.

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    Re: Policy Would Allow Cops To Shoot At Fleeing Cars

    Cops shooting felons who are attempting to evade arrest isn't new.

    I'm sure the cops have to show that the offense is likely to continue if the suspect gets away.

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    Re: Policy Would Allow Cops To Shoot At Fleeing Cars

    Quote Originally Posted by Korimyr the Rat View Post
    Police officers should be allowed to shoot people for fleeing from them. This is a case of "if you haven't done anything wrong", because people who haven't done anything wrong don't run from the police.
    Quote Originally Posted by Baralis View Post
    I am all for it. I believe we should have reimplemented this a long time ago. Why allow someone feeing to put innocents at risk? Granted I can see it being abused on occation but with modern camera equipment found in all police cars I suspect it would be minimal.
    Quote Originally Posted by DamnYankee View Post
    Cops shooting felons who are attempting to evade arrest isn't new.

    I'm sure the cops have to show that the offense is likely to continue if the suspect gets away.
    Except, the "fleeing" people haven't really been convicted of anything... So, they're not guilty... and who's to say the cop doesn't interpret them as fleeing when they're driving down the street after passing him?


    Cops wouldn't abuse laws for their own gain, would they?!?! NO!
    George Washington didn't use his freedom of speech to win the war with Britain... He shot them.

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