Officer "Dirty Harry" needs to have his badge shoved up his ass ...sideways...
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality. - MLK
You keep acting like there are only 2 choices when it comes to police. Love them and everything they do or hate them and everything they do. Believe it or not, there is a middle ground. This cop did not act appropriately.
“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.”
― Stephen R. Covey
Contrary to the claims of simply standing by and watching made by some Americans, the jury heard of the bravery of passers-by. CCTV footage showed one woman who stroked Rigby's lifeless body and others who talked to Adebolajo, despite him holding the cleaver.
Both Adebolajo and Adebowale were shot (but not fatally) by the armed response squad, before being given first aid by these same officers.
If you wish to justify your national firearms addiction, by all means do so using legitimate evidence and logic, but do not employ dishonest hyperbole at the expense of some other society.
I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country. E.M. Forster