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At least 13 people, 10 of them Mexican nationals, were killed on Tuesday when a tractor-trailer slammed into an SUV crammed with 25 adults and children on a dusty Southern Californian road near the U.S.-Mexico border, officials said.Read more from U.S.
A former police chief in Maryland was labeled as a serial arsonist by law enforcement officials on Thursday, a day after he was charged with setting a dozen fires over a span of nine years targeting his enemies.Read more from U.S.
Hawaii Governor David Ige declared an emergency in the U.S. state after heavy rains brought floods, landslides and fear of dam failures, and authorities ordered the evacuation of several thousand people from communities threatened by rising waters.Read more from U.S.
Three people were killed and a fourth person was wounded and taken to hospital after a shooting in Houston, police said early on Thursday.Read more from U.S.
A powerful spring snow storm was expected over the next three days to blanket parts of the U.S. Rockies and central High Plains where forecasters warned of whiteout conditions, power outages and avalanches.Read more from U.S.
A suburban Minneapolis police officer apparently drew her gun by mistake, instead of her Taser, when she shot a young Black man to death during a traffic stop, a police chief said on Monday, hours before a second night of unrest sparked by the killing.Read more from U.S.
Police shot and killed a Knoxville, Tennessee, high school student on Monday after they said he opened fire on them in a campus bathroom, wounding an officer.Read more from U.S.
The young man black man had an outstanding warrant, for which he was being arrested. He resisted arrest. IF true, the officer tried to use non-lethal force to get him back in the car. IF true, it's a tragedy for both the young man's family and the police officer. It would have all been avoided if the young man had complied with police instructions.
In another instance, a black uniformed military officer was pepper-sprayed and pulled from his car by police after refusing to get out of his car when he was pulled over by highway patrol. They didn't see his paper plates, it was a new car. If he had just exited his car, as requested, they would have apologized and sent him on his way, which is what happened at the end. WHY didn't he just get out of his car as requested in the first place.
We have the right to know why we're being stopped or arrested, but do we have the right to resist? What happens to a society if we can just say F-off and go on our merry way? There's so many questions about the role of police and the rights of citizens in a law-abiding society.
In the same situations, if the men had been white, would the outcomes have been the same? Don't know, but from experience, I can tell you if police tell me to get out of the car, or to shut up, I do it.
Really? You pick a video of a gun-toting, pickup truck driving redneck who probably does his own share of roughing up black people and NEVER complies, to make your point? What is his source? Obviously not from research. I just wasted 2+ minutes of my life listening to this trash. He's probably part of some apocalyptic militia hiding out in the woods with his deranged buddies salivating over the idea of no police, or even better, dead police.
This is just one example of why cops are anxious today: https://nypost.com/2021/04/11/new-mexico-cop-darrian-jarrotts-shooting-death-during-traffic-stop-video/
I'll answer your question with one of my own: What, in your opinion, is the sane response to being questioned, detained or arrested for something you say you didn't do?