Where the police right or wrong in this tragic situation?

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  1. Mlaw

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    Police stun stepdad trying to save son from fire


    The family of a 3-year-old killed in a northern Missouri house fire remains outraged after police used a stun gun on the boy's stepfather as he tried to run back in and save the child.

    Riley Jeffrey Rieser Miller died early Oct. 31 in the Mississippi River town of Louisiana. A city police officer fired his stun gun at Ryan Miller, 31, as he tried to re-enter his burning home, according to a city official. The house was destroyed.

    http://ktar.com/23/1675327/Police-stun-stepdad-trying-to-save-son
     
  2. Mark Mayonnaise

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    They probably saved his life as his son was probably already lost. But then again who knows.


    Fuck the police
     
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    Maschine Zeit Well-Known Member

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    cop was right. the dad was stupid.
     
  5. DrivenByDemons

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    Totally wrong.
     
  6. Butcher

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    Unfortunately, I'm sure all the sleazy scumbag lawyers are already circling like the worthless pieces of shit buzzards they are....
     
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    Thanks OP :hw:
     
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    I can't say either way as we don't know all of the circumstances. The article did say that the fire was so hot the firefighter couldn't enter the house.
     
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    depends. what color was he? :coffee:
     
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    He was a stepdad so you know he was white. If he was black he would have been the grandfather or uncle of the kid.
     
  12. Apple the cat

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    The police probably saved the father's life by zapping him, but when it comes to your children most parents would willingly die to save their child- I know I would.
     
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    If this is true.

    The kid was long dead and the cop saved the dads life.

    In time he must come to terms with it.

    Either way, the kid is.....


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    the world is too fucked up

    nobody can fucking behave themselves

    every fucking day with this shit
     
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    Right.
     
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  17. Lemmy

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    Rough call. If firefighters aren't going in you gotta err on saving an unprepared rescuer. I get being upset but I think they did the right thing. That being said......fuck him, I woulda let him go in. It's not illegal and I'm not sure it's my place to hinder his attempts.
     
  18. Mur

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    Police get blamed either way. Let him go, they're assholes for not stopping him.

    That's why i wouldn't want that thankless job. :dontknow:
     
  19. newcastlefan

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    i don't know that the police have the onus or right to prevent me from risking my life in my own home, even if it is on fire, so i think the cop was wrong and in doing so probably has liability for the kid's death.
     
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