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Letter: We should not assume the police were wrong

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Posted: Saturday, February 15, 2014 12:00 am

What gives anyone the right to say the shooting of Parminder Singh Shergill was senseless or not? Were we there? No.

The police are out there every day putting their lives on the line for us. Those officers deserve our respect and support; not seconding their actions. They were doing what they are trained to do. What were they supposed to do, wait until they were stabbed or someone else was before they took action?

You automatically question the danger of a grown man who feels completely comfortable brandishing a knife in front of armed police officers. That also shows that this man was willing to use his own deadly force. His mental state may have been a factor, but so it also was with a man in Colorado, Columbine, Virginia Tech, Cleveland School and Sandy Hook.

Linda Suarez

Lodi

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2 comments:

  • Peter London posted at 11:46 am on Mon, Feb 17, 2014.

    Flying Eagle Posts: 2

    1 issue here! Eyewitnesses say Sikh man killed in California did not lunge ...

     
  • John Slaughterback posted at 11:50 am on Sun, Feb 16, 2014.

    musttry Posts: 9

    When I read the police had been called to this residence several times, and that witnesses said both officers had fired as many as 14 rounds at the suspect. I concluded that the police must have feared for their own lives.
    Why else would two police officers fire a total of 14 rounds at a person?

     

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