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Police attempt to arrest a man named Quintin (not his name) with a warrant in Louisiana (not where he lives) and taking a dog that wasn't his (it was)

Oct 25, 2017
7,909
#51
You can't even defend yourself against these idiots because they're the law. You can just slow them up and hope they catch on that they're making a mistake, and how fucking often do people realize and admit that they're in error when they're in a position of authority?
 
Oct 25, 2017
1,209
#63
Scared to look at the comments or replies. "Why didn't he just cooperate?"

BTW what's the official explanation for why they showed up?
"The deputy was there on official business based on a report that a wanted fugitive was near the location. The deputies left when they determined that this man was not the suspect they were seeking," said Chief Deputy Donald Steward.
 

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Oct 25, 2017
11,575
#64
"The deputy was there on official business based on a report that a wanted fugitive was near the location. The deputies left when they determined that this man was not the suspect they were seeking," said Chief Deputy Donald Steward.
Like "near the location" seems like a reasonable mistake anyone could make!
 
Oct 25, 2017
3,896
#65
I think it's "funny" how almost every time this happens, the cop tries to go out of their way to explain how they made the mistake. "See. Doesn't that look like you?". Just take the L, apologize, and move on. The last thing the person you've been harassing, threatening with jail time, and put in a situation where they feared for their life when they were just minding their business wants to hear about is you trying to justify your mistake. You're not going to all be laughing about it once you do. "Oh man! You almost took me to jail and had me thinking you might shoot me because I'm the same race as this guy you're looking for LOL!".
 
Oct 27, 2017
1,207
#66
Even protesting like this and telling the officer he’s making a mistake can cost you your life if you’re black in this country. I watched the video and was glad it didn’t end with the black guy being choked to death or shot...and that’s really a sad statement about law enforcement.
 
Oct 27, 2017
2,287
#71
That’s some South Park cop level shit going on right there, he might as well just have picked any black man and assumed his name was Quintin because all black men are obviously criminals in the US.

Absolutely disgusting.
 
Oct 25, 2017
2,107
#75
A little background on what was going on:

That cop knew that he fucked up so he wanted to detain or arrest him so that he could compel him to provide ID. He was hoping that he couldn't provide ID so he could arrest him or if he has it by claiming it was fake. When that didn't work he wanted to do a report so he could get all of his information including his DL number so he could harass him for deigning to defy him.
 
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Oct 25, 2017
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Nov 17, 2017
1,742
#83
Anyone else feel highly uneasy just watching? I felt at any one point the cop could have done something atrocious.

I'm glad dude is alive and well. Shame on the cop.
I was uneasy, for sure. It's a bit scary to think a police officer can just walk on to your property and make the move to cuff or arrest you based on "proof" that is clearly incorrect. That was probably the scariest thing.

As a citizen, was there anything more the gentleman in the video could've done to protect/defend himself in this situation? I'm asking seriously - what rights do we have when a police officer approaches us in an incorrect manner, such as shown in this video?
 
Oct 25, 2017
6,011
#84
A little background on what was going on:

That cop knew that he fucked up so he wanted to detain or arrest him so that he could compel him to provide ID. He was hoping that he couldn't provide ID so he could arrest him by claiming it was fake. When that didn't work he wanted to do a report so he could get all of his information including his DL number so he could harass him for deigning to defy him.
That's beyond fucked up.
 
Oct 27, 2017
4,338
#86
I was uneasy, for sure. It's a bit scary to think a police officer can just walk on to your property and make the move to cuff or arrest you based on "proof" that is clearly incorrect. That was probably the scariest thing.

As a citizen, was there anything more the gentleman in the video could've done to protect/defend himself in this situation? I'm asking seriously - what rights do we have when a police officer approaches us in an incorrect manner, such as shown in this video?
We as citizens have the right to resist an unlawful arrest with necessary force needed to do so.

Read through this:
https://www.constitution.org/uslaw/defunlaw.htm
 
Oct 26, 2017
3,556
#87
I keep flipping back and forth between wanting America to be better and wanting to see it all turn to dust.

The day white America gets some form of comeuppance and international embarrassment and flogging is the day I choke on schadenfreude
 
Oct 27, 2017
1,793
#88
This makes me sick to my fucking stomach. I’m so happy they did not kill him. Literally shaking after that. I’m so sorry that black people in this country have to deal with that. I can’t even begin to imagine what that’s like.
 
Oct 28, 2017
1,822
#89
Beyond the obvious bullshit here, It's fucked up and weird how there is no physical threat or flight risk whatsoever and USA police just manhandle and attempt to arrest someone. Great this guy knew to just stay on his property but I fear for the less informed wrongfully accused. Shit police work.
 
Oct 25, 2017
2,107
#90
I was uneasy, for sure. It's a bit scary to think a police officer can just walk on to your property and make the move to cuff or arrest you based on "proof" that is clearly incorrect. That was probably the scariest thing.

As a citizen, was there anything more the gentleman in the video could've done to protect/defend himself in this situation? I'm asking seriously - what rights do we have when a police officer approached us in an incorrect manner, such as shown in this video?
There are many rights against search, seizure and arrest that you have on property that you own that's why the cop tried to get him to come to his car. This man reacted in a way that was within his rights and prevented the cop from escalating and making claims that he was resisting to the point that force was justified on camera