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When you here about these police shootings, you must start to wonder…
When you watch the video evidence it seems clear…
And then, when another cop walks away from a charge of criminal homicide, you really must ask yourself:
Is justice dead in America?
Check out this story, watch the video, and decide for yourself:
In the charge of criminal homicide, the arrest affidavit stated:
“At the time Officer Mearkle fires both rounds from her pistol, the video clearly depicts Kassick lying on the snow covered lawn with his face toward the ground, furthermore, at the time the rounds are fired nothing can be seen in either of Kassick’s hands, nor does he point or direct anything toward Officer Mearkle.”
Here’s the video of the shooting:
So what are we missing here?
The man is lying face down on the ground.
He’s clearly unarmed.
What threat did this man pose to the police officer or anyone else?
If he posed no threat, clearly the shooting is not justified.
Without a doubt, cops have a tough job to do in today’s environment.
But if we allow cops to apply field justice in the midst of clear evidence of wrong doing on the part of the cop, it destroys the idea of justice for all of us.