Wednesday, December 24, 2014

And the beat goes on....

I read the disturbing news this morning that another 18 year old Black youngster was shot and killed by a policeman last nite just two miles from Ferguson, MO.  Protests are already starting, again - before the facts are known.  

This event took place in a lighted gas station with working video cameras, so hopefully doubts will be removed one way or the other... As I read of the circumstances - apparently the cop was making a 'routine business check' at the station... and when the officer approached, the deceased pulled out a handgun and pointed it at the cop. Bang Bang! 

This got me to thinking - did those two NYPD cops being assassinated with no warning, rhyme or reason --- start an escalation of the Beat (pun intended) Cop's paranoia?  A target on every law officer's back?  Shoot first - ask questions later...   

I hope not - but I sure would understand it!!!

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