Departmental rubs, are due to an overly sensitive administration where litigations take a serious bite out of budgets, and every ambulance chaser knows that.
The utilization of deadly physical force by the officers involved, appears to be justified under law. Unless of course, helicopters are expressly forbidden, but I highly doubt that law enacted would list every motor vehicle. Maybe a UH-1H slick would be listed, but not an AH-64, or how about CH-47? It would open pandora’s demented mind, and lawmakers want to play, not work. Work is too serious.
A perp is dead, everyone should breathe a sigh of relief. Laws should prevent families from profiteering off of criminal activities by disallowing litigations.
By Jim Campbell
May 10, 2018
Imagine for a moment you woke up to find yourself in an alternative universe.
But wait, it’s not an alternative universe at all.
Proving that life can indeed be stranger the fiction I bring you the article below.
One thing can be said with certainty, if the pilot of the helicopter in this article had not had many hours in Vietnam or more recently in the “Stans,” he would be over his head in dodging ground fire.
It was a first for the Los Angeles Police Department: A helicopter was dispatched to where a 29-year-old man was barricaded inside a home on the top of a hill, surrounded by brush and debris.
During the hours-long standoff, the man fired at SWAT officers and they fired back from the helicopter, striking…
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