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    Re: If the police break down your door in executing a warrant...

    Quote Originally Posted by ChezC3 View Post
    They chose this profession, no one forced them to take a job dealing with the dregs of society...

    They wanted to for the authority it affords them. As such, they should be held accountable for their actions under the highest level of scrutiny.

    Simply put, it's easy to be hard on them but we should be hard on them
    some of them are on power trips for sure. i don't really think that most took the job so they could lord it over everyone.

    hold them to a high standard, sure. honestly, though, the best thing we can do is to highly regulate SWAT nationwide and eliminate a big part of the failed drug war. that's why they are kicking down doors, not because they are on a power trip.

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    Re: If the police break down your door in executing a warrant...

    Quote Originally Posted by Helix View Post
    some of them are on power trips for sure. i don't really think that most took the job so they could lord it over everyone.

    hold them to a high standard, sure. honestly, though, the best thing we can do is to highly regulate SWAT nationwide and eliminate a big part of the failed drug war. that's why they are kicking down doors, not because they are on a power trip.
    I've yet to meet one that didn't have a power trip. The nicest, sweet as pie lady I knew 3 years into it -- all of the sudden acts like she'd take a billy club to my head at the slightest provocation. I'm not saying it is a completely conscience decision, that every single cop went into LE because they were victims of bullying, but there is a part of them somewhere, deep down that needs that authority to fulfill themselves.

    SWAT definitely need to be under the microscope and as I'm an advocate for ending the insane and asinine War on Drugs, we agree to a point.

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    Re: If the police break down your door in executing a warrant...

    Whoever made the mistake should be required to pay for it. That may be the police, if they read the warrant wrong, or made a mistake when they requested the warrant, or it may be whatever judge signed it if they made the mistake when they wrote down the address.
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    Re: If the police break down your door in executing a warrant...

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    Re: If the police break down your door in executing a warrant...

    Quote Originally Posted by Rocketman View Post
    You should be able to shoot them as well.
    Agreed. The ATF casualties at the beginning of the seige in Waco were cremated too quickly for a coroner to determine cause of death, but all the survivors of the compound were charged with manslaughter. All were acquitted (strong suspicion that the casualties were from friendly fire, supported by the unseemly fast disposal of the bodies). In Texas, even the police have no right to invade the home without first demanding surrender.
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    Re: If the police break down your door in executing a warrant...

    I think the police should be required to pay for the door anyway unless they first knocked and asked you to open the door. Generally, I think police should pay for any damage done to property even if executing a search warrant.

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    Re: If the police break down your door in executing a warrant...

    Quote Originally Posted by radcen View Post
    If the police break down your door in executing a warrant...

    ...and they are at the wrong house... Should they be required to pay for repairs and a replacement door?

    The question presumes that the wrong address was listed on the warrant and/or the police went to the wrong address different from that which was listed on the warrant. The question does not presume a good faith but incorrect suspicion of an otherwise innocent person.
    Police should have to pay for damage even if they got the correct house and even if the person is guilty. The cops chose the time and place to strike, it's their bill.

    You brake it, you bought it.

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    Re: If the police break down your door in executing a warrant...

    I thnk the police should be required to read the rights of the homeowner to the homeowner in the event this circumstance occurs. That way the police also are made aware beforehand of potential for abuse and reprecussions.

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    Re: If the police break down your door in executing a warrant...

    Quote Originally Posted by ChezC3 View Post
    I've yet to meet one that didn't have a power trip. The nicest, sweet as pie lady I knew 3 years into it -- all of the sudden acts like she'd take a billy club to my head at the slightest provocation. I'm not saying it is a completely conscience decision, that every single cop went into LE because they were victims of bullying, but there is a part of them somewhere, deep down that needs that authority to fulfill themselves.

    SWAT definitely need to be under the microscope and as I'm an advocate for ending the insane and asinine War on Drugs, we agree to a point.
    Is that sweet little lady you knew on a sudden power trip or is it more likely that you decided to be a raging dick to her once she became a cop?


    In my experience, people who hate cops are low-life, drain on society criminals. Ok, I don't really believe that, but as long as we're painting cops with such a broad brush....

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    Re: If the police break down your door in executing a warrant...

    Quote Originally Posted by Rocketman View Post
    You should be able to shoot them as well.
    Ok, Rambo.

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