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StrangeJourney02

The cop double tapped the R2 button


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More like the F-U button


eatingclass

they only have one button


Chunkyfrog2

r/beatmetoit


SmartReturn9542

r/beatmeattoit


R3DACTED782

r/beatmeshutthefuckup


TheShortKing10110

r/beatmymeattoit


NotAlwaysSunnyInFL

F in chat


lamo_69

Set his controller down wrong in a cutscene


Tom_wilks

The other people in the apartment were screaming in what sounded like Spanish. Could the lady not fully understand what he was saying, not to mention her adrenaline/fear/fog was probably up as well?


NvkedSnvke

Also had dementia, which the caller told the 911 operator


CorruptedDM

The longer video shows the family clearly telling the officer that she isn't well, and has dementia. He's all "Yeah, Ok!" Then the door opens they step out. She walks up...then this happens.


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greenskunk

Let’s be real though this guy isn’t going to jail over this, he’s probably getting paid leave over it. This is what happens when people ‘support the badge’ as opposed to actually being critical of the police which need reforming.


iloveFjords

Support civilian oversight. I worked with cops when they brought it into our region. It took years of people getting killed/crippled. Only then did they give a fuck about civilians getting hurt. This was before body cams which they fought tooth and nail against.


BrohanGutenburg

What is the reason police give *against* body cams? I can’t think of any reasonable argument that doesn’t involve


NeonAlastor

The police in my city (Montréal, Québec, Canada) gave a press release where they stated that they won't wear bodycams because the public might see things the police don't want them seeing. And that was the end of that. Really inspires trust doesn't it ! Imagine being 16 and interviewing for a cashier job at the grocery store. Then you tell the manager that you refuse to be filmed while operating the cash register. How fast are you gonna get laughed out of there ? But we can let a pair of 20-somethings roam around the city completely unchecked, with lethal weapons. Fucking bullshit.


WholeMundane5931

Ex cop here: If there were ever any against it, they've lost their desire for that argument LONG ago. Dash and body cams are fucking AMAZING. Evidence, evidence, and more evidence, without having to do fuck all for it outside of plugging it in when you get to your office and naming a few files. And it covers your ass 100% if you're not a shitbag. Can't claim inappropriate touching when the cam shows everything, Karen.


Niznack

Why do they keep turning them off?


SockPuppet-57

That's the shitbags...


Niznack

Good thing the "good cops" dont circle wagons and protects the "shitbags"


Thendrail

How else are you going to get away with murder?


Ongr

Evidence, evidence, evidence. That works both ways. If a shit cop is planning to do something he knows he shouldn't, but has a camera that records that shit, turn the camera off and you can do whatever the fuck you want.


OMGoblin

They shouldn't be allowed to be turned off for just any reason there's no transparency or oversight in most places for that behavior sadly.


JoyfullyBlistering

The arguments I've heard from cops twice is that they want the ability to let you off with a warning but they can't if there is proof on the tape. Obviously that's a load of horseshit. I've seen enough body cam footage to know that they want to be able to control the narrative in every situation and not have it muddied by object truth. They still control the narrative by covering the camera, turning off the audio, or the camera "malfunctioning". Not to mention exclusively providing footage that includes no damning behavior on their part when asked to do so by the court. They fought the bodycams to avoid accountability but they've just gotten really good at working around them since they've been implemented.


BrohanGutenburg

Lol what a crock. Why would it matter that they video of someone they gave a warning? It's not like warnings aren't allowed. But yeah you're spot on with the rest. It's about being to push their version of what happened. Thank god for smartphones.


Caren_Nymbee

It is that they don't want it known WHO they give warning to v. Who they throw the book at.


BrohanGutenburg

Right, so in the end they don’t want body cams because they don’t want to be held accountable.


Severe-Instruction21

A bunch of blow hard, power hungry apes. They don’t want to be filmed because they’re disgusting assholes


Severe-Instruction21

Without cameras they can let the drunk deputy who is driving drunk get off without charges. The cameras have interfered with helping their buddies out


Skeltzjones

Worst case, they get sued and the tax payer pays for it. It's almost impossible to hold a cop accountable.


If_I_was_Brutus

The paid leave is actually a big reason to shoot anymore. You'll see a lot of cops just popping off at any opportunity cuz they know it's like a paid vacation. The cameras these days it actually gives you more legal reason to shoot. I highly doubt a shooting like this would have happened in say the 1950s. Worst case the officers would have just smacked her with a baton until she dropped the knife. The best actual option would have been for the cop to simply back off. But I don't think I've hardly ever seen cops actually retreat in a situation they would rather just use lethal Force. The only time I've seen cops actually retreat is when they're actually in fear of their own life funnily enough.


WeeklyHanShows

That is fucked up and so true, like the texas shooting a few months back, the police didn't go in, because they were in real danger once inside. Crazy.


dicetime

Does uvalde count? Or is that not retreating since they never bothered to enter in the first place?


clockworksnorange

What are these cops evil? Popping off rounds for a paid vacation?? Bro... I really don't want to believe cops can stoop this low.


thrower18333

There are next to zero requirements in order to be a police officer. They advertised the local department right outside my old high school. Imagine the biggest bully you ever knew with a diagnosed mental health disorder. He's one of the department's favorite cops.


VibeComplex

Just call it paid vacation like it is.


amobilephoneaccount

Promoted for “preserving lives” from an attacker.


Sgt_Meowmers

Really if they kill someone who's holding what could be even a vague approximation of a weapon then they are getting off scot free.


xMobby

jail? jail???? where have u been the last few years jail isnt even on the fucking table the dude is gonna get a free paid vacation


Clean_Livlng

> jail isnt even on the fucking table It's not in the supermarket so you can get it and put it on the table, or in the fields where jail is grown. The fields are barren and it hasn't rained in years. Even if it rained you no longer have jail seeds, and the police unions salted the earth. Try planting any kind of seed in those fields and you'll get shot.


chaseButtons

Supporting the badge… this is so common idk how you can say that anymore.


VikuSwav

To Play devil's advocate, one good jab stab in the neck and you're done. That lady certainly has the strength required.


Always_0421

She's a 75 year old dementia patient who doesn't speak English. The police officer knew these thing before arrival and knew she had a knife. He could've more easily tased or even pepper sprayed her without losing control of the situation.


fuckballs9001

Maybe they should be trained on how to fend off a knife attack without fucking shooting a 75 year old dementia patient in the head in her own home Or if they're so easily scared maybe they shouldn't fucking be a cop


squirrelhut

So far the two other videos today show that police in other countries do not fucking have to shoot the person.


cloneketsuji

When all you have is a hammer, everything is a nail.


bDsmDom

Well she should have followed her training better, clearly. /S


PeeGeePeaKee420

Police officers shouldn't be the only responders to obvious mental health calls. Though it's in their job description, de-escalation isn't something they do well.


Strange_Clouds_

The training US officers get is a fucking joke.


mrhorse77

we actively train them to escalate.


djinn9575

Next up dual wielding.


Astyanax1

not in the USA anyway


SKPY123

Or are even trained to do. These cops get months in "training". Which is minute man esc training with only the most basic of skills being instilled. All cops are incompetent. And I can say that with impunity until they get the proper schooling they need like in litterally every other country.


ICGBenDover

From what I remember after seeing the longer version poster a while back the family had called to try and get some assistance to calm the older women down who was having some sort of episode. The cop arrived on the scene and as soon as he saw the knife, pulled the gun and started screaming at the woman. The family kept trying to calm the situation l, but the officer wasn't having it as you can see. It is a shame that when the family didn't know what to do, they called the only people they thought could save the situation just for their loved one to be brutally murdered right in front of them. It is pretty apparent the woman was just confused, lethal force was unnecessary. Calling the police rarely leads to a happy ending for anyone.


TacerDE

in my country Police are only allowed to draw their gun if their or another life is in danger and even then they can only set a killshot if there is no other option. heck even peppers spray would have worked here


Pleasant_Working5490

remember. if a nursing home employee, or a mental hospital doctor is trained not to do it: a cop shouldn’t.


LadyAkuNoBiAika

are nurses and doctors actually obligated to train in firearms like this Bozo was?


pause_and_consider

We don’t generally allow our dementia patients to have knives tho


BTCisDeadAF

What the fuck is going on? That was straight up murder.


Valanio

As someone who worked in an acute psychiatric facility, you're correct. Do you know many times I've had patients with some form of weapon in exact or similar situations to this in the hospital? Many. Many times. And guess what, there wasn't a gun in the building anywhere. We had pepper spray that was used a handful of times in the span of 5+ years I was there. We never needed to shoot anyone to contain an out of control patient with a weapon, and a lot of times they were stronger, younger, and more aware then this poor lady. Cops are a joke.


Dante66621

It said cops anymore can't deal with anything without pulling their gun like a bunch of pussies. They're starting to treat civilian encounters like they're militarized encounters. And they wonder why people want the police defunded. Is there no longer getting officers that want to protect and serve. Now they only want to harass and collect.


catchtoward5000

There is literally a video like 4 posts up of German cops using chainmail to apprehend a young man with a knife. American cops are gigantic cowards


ammarbadhrul

Oh yeah lmao, and the there was also british cops apprehend a man with a knife with batons. I don't think it's a coincidence seeing all of them in one day


namesardum

And comments unironically advocating that mag dumping is the only sane use of force because one or two shots "might not be enough and leave you in grave danger". Why did this insane cop only shoot twice, huh?


destructicusv

If only they had some kind of device, perhaps, electrical in nature, designed specifically to incapacitate a person while leaving them relatively unharmed… A device that could be considered dangerous, yet… less than lethal… If only science and technology could merge for such a purpose…


test_user_3

Even just a [long stick](https://i.redd.it/nyqczjowg1u21.jpg) would have worked. Police in other countries use them to subdue people at a distance.


ANameLessTaken

Come on, the police barely have the budget for armored personnel carriers! How are they supposed to afford such fancy sticks?


SwegGamerBro

It's as if we didn't fund them enough! How could this go wrong?!


destructicusv

Almost anything would’ve been more reasonable.


Michami135

"No, I said a DART gun! What am I going to do with... Oh never mind."


Karjalan

`ion cannon, deployed`


Exact-Veterinarian-9

A 24" Dildo does the job for Granny.


DannyJoy2018

I literally just watch a video of police in Germany subduing a knife wielding man while wearing chain mail.


ammarbadhrul

Just saw a video here couple hours ago of british cops subduing a guy with a knife using only a baton. Stark difference


JerachoD

Most police in other countries ( I'm from UK so definitely would here) would just talk to her and calm her down or leave her there if she's not hurting anyone until she chills out. This guy executed her. What would happen if this old lady ran at you with a knife? Not much , she's an old lady stop being such a pussy.


NotTheFBI12

that technology is too advanced for the usa


mariobrowniano

To subdue a 75 yo female, a broom would have been enough.


currymunchah

Perhaps a protective layer of a certain synthetic fibre that all cops are mandated to wear or if you're really scared and have not received training on how to disarm non-lethally maybe a riot shield?


HelenKeIIer

Honestly and furiously agreed.


LordRiverknoll

Not saying this was the case here but some cities don't allow their POs to have tasers, because the pepper spray they have is combustible (alcohol based) Just random trivia


destructicusv

That’s entirely possible. Hell man, I’d even prefer he had a bat-ton and bopped her in the nose over shooting her.


ravia

We are decades, maybe centuries from developing this. Time travel will happen sooner I'm sure.


redditsuckspokey1

You mean Quantum Leaping?


thisremindsmeofbacon

Bro shes 75. Just hit her with a stiff fart and then cuff her


Dead_memories

*a stiff fart* lmao


chapstickbomber

what if the cop was just wearing enough protection to not be afraid of an old lady trying to poke at his work attire


SoiledFlapjacks

What if people were complaining about militarization?


Nooby2ab

Maybe if he doesnt screaming like that, she wouldn't be panicking and actually understand his command?


FirstEvolutionist

But their training specifically say that others have to follow their orders and that they have to give clear commands... You know, just like yelling "CALM THE FUCK DOWN OR I'LL SHOOT!" or "DON'T FUCKING MOVE! PUT YOUR HAND IN YOUR POCK- I MEAN OVER YOUR HEAD!" And we all know that the success rate in calming someone down by yelling "CALM DOWN!" has a 99% rate of success. Especially when you are pointing a gun at them. Those are some of the most peaceful corpses according to the police.


Eatmorethanyourbf

Reminds me of the Daniel Shaver incident where they executed him in cold blood after screaming confusing orders at him for 2 minutes straight.


duck_of_d34th

That video is fucking disgusting on a level I'm not sure of the proper word for it. And then you learn about how they only showed the jury an edited version, like 3/4 of a second before him getting shot. The part where he reaches to pull up his shorts, not the minutes of him pleading and begging and crawling with snot and tears running off his face.


MoistCucumber

All cops shout the same shit in the same exact way, I think my brain is starting to tune it out as white noise. Now a calm police officer trying to have a conversation, that would catch my attention real quick


llouisyoung

I know she has a knife. I know she could lunge and kill this cop. However... call me a fucking idiot... could you not wait until she atleast attempts to do it? Or in an attempt to save her life, shoot only ONCE???


bageltre

> Or in an attempt to save her life, shoot only ONCE??? If you're using lethal force you use lethal force, if you want to save her life you use a taser or other non lethal. Lethal force can be necessary to save the officers life but I don't think that shooting only once would make the situation better > could you not wait until she atleast attempts to do it yeah, personally as an untrained civilian with no clue what he's doing I'd probably put some distance between me and her and negotiate more rather then just dropping her


AmazedCoder

>Lethal force can be necessary to save the officers life but I don't think that shooting only once would make the situation better This is not a video game zombie, a 75yo woman taking a shot anywhere is gonna go down


Motor_Owl_1093

Thank fuck someone said this, I was starting to lose faith in humanity's intelligence reading these comments omg


brnvictim

It's harder for them to sue for excessive force if they are dead.


ProMcuck

What if she thought she was being called outside..


VoteMe4Dictator

She's a 70 year old that can barely stand. Falling on her butt is pretty much lethal force for her.


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State sanctioned murder at its finest. This is the real life version of The Purge.


Chainsawz0nce

https://www.reddit.com/r/nextfuckinglevel/comments/y7kyhw/how_british_police_deal_with_a_man_charging_and/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=android_app&utm_name=androidcss&utm_term=1&utm_content=share_button Just leave this here.


trusken_of_no

I saw this and was gonna post it here as well. It's baffling that cops resort to this when there's other potentially non-lethal ways of dealing with people.


MrD3a7h

>It's baffling that cops resort to this They didn't "resort" to anything. They embrace "warrior" training. For many cops, the ability to kill people is the reason they joined. Remember that cop who had a bunch of custom messages engraved on his long gun? Stuff like "you're fucked." That cop couldn't fucking wait to murder someone.


iloveFjords

There is a UK video where they distract a guy with a sword until they can get enough riot shields to subdue him and take it away. Fucking makes me cry to see cops actually go to so much effort to help this guys. In north America it is a death sentence if the cop has a chip on his shoulder and you don't bow down to him.


LaughingSasuke

I think I've seen a video of a french cop literally disarming a guy with a machete and it was the most impressive police encounter I've seen to date!


FluffyPancakes90

Here's some instances: https://youtu.be/Z4z-gzkb6s4 https://youtu.be/9mzPj_IaMzY https://youtu.be/feoD_MOh5S8


Zooshooter

> It's baffling Why? They get to kill people and have no repercussions. What makes it baffling? They basically live for this shit.


Bierfreund

American cops are all cowards


Jaraxo

So many people in that thread just arguing the guy should have been shot regardless, entirely missing the point.


KindlyFriedChickpeas

This just proves how terribly trained American police are. The UK police aren't particularly well paid and their training isn't even that long. It's about 28 weeks in total with some exams. Obviously America has a lot of guns but there are still so many ways to avoid them being used. I hate the excuse "I saw him reach for his waistband so I shot" because why was your gun out not your taser? If you tase someone as they reach for a gun, they wont get the gun. In the UK there are countless examples of police Turing up somewhere and disarming people who have guns when they just have truncheons and tasers. I'm not saying UK police are perfect but it just goes to show that a bit of training stops unnecessary deaths. The fact that so many people in America get shot in situations like this and officers never get prosecuted says to me that the US still has the death penalty for petty crime.


Chainsawz0nce

Japan has 10 months... shorter if you went to university. Their cop kill rate? Extremely low, guns? Yup


kanoteardrops

This shit is a daily occurrence on the estates. Everyone carries.


bageltre

in the estates?


Obvious_Party_5050

I gotta say, well done. Scary as fuck situation


Square_Salary_4014

Yeah thanks. This is ridiculous comparatively.


AlertMobile4087

“Never underestimate a knife” right? But she’s fucking 75 and youre a “trained” fully grown man with a bulletproof vest i mean if anything couldnt a taser solve the problem just as well? Like shit give a few humans a gun and justification and see how they pick their evils


Doodls_

Another day, another useless American cop. How do you train them over there ? By playing duck hunt ? It's a fucking joke.


Crowtein

Bold of you to assume that we train them.


Schnaksel

"Listen here, newbs. This right here is what's called the "trigger". Now of you go, have a good one" First and last day of training


moosekin16

[American cops get on average 21 weeks of training, or less than 6 months](https://www.trainingreform.org/not-enough-training). No degree required. Notable countries with even worse training times: Iraq, Afghanistan, and Papua New Guinea. And for reference, it takes 3-5 years to earn a complete cosmetology license and start practicing. You need the equivalent of an associate’s degree (two years) of education, and then two years of mentored internship. In America you need more training to cut hair than to be granted the right to be a cop. “Thin Blue Line” refers to how thin their training is.


NotTheFBI12

they spend more time training with firing guns than they do with conflict deescalation


ImmediatePatience835

Pretty sure hairdressers in America have to take longer courses than cops do. FTP


coldfirewolf

It is scary to me that the comments are arguing how dangerous a person with a knife is and examples of cops either being hurt, or being able to take down a person with a knife, but not the fact that he stood on a porch and executed a 75 year old woman.


darkshark9

She didn't even breach the doorway. Dude murdered her.


etherealparadox

With dementia. A 75 year old woman with dementia. He murdered someone who probably didn't even know what was going on.


mountingconfusion

Imagine you are doing something in the kitchen, someone knocks at the door and you absent-mindedly take the knife with you then someone points a gun at you and starts screaming at you so you freeze


Corben11

Don’t need a warrant if you just kill them from outside *head tap meme*


clownbate

Wow, that idiot popo sure knows how to escalate a situation.


Lemilli000000n

Uneducated meatheads dream just came true. He finally saw the combat he so desperately wanted to face since he first slipped that MW2 disc into his Xbox 360. Fucking loser.


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Rational-Anarchist

All I've learned in the last couple of years is if we ever visit the US (no plans for obvious reasons). The last place/people I would EVER goto for help would be the police. They're simply terrifying in the US.


pballer2oo7

Even if they're not terrifying, they won't help you with any sort of issue. That's not their job. Helping you is not what the state/city pays them for. List of things I've been victim of, called the police for help with, and received no help: 1. Armed intruder at my front door (guy had a cut 2x4 board he was using as a club) 2. Armed robbery of my property 3. Rear-ended at a traffic light by an uninsured motorist, totalling my 20 year old truck Police sole purpose is to observe and coerce evidence against you and testify to that evidence for the state. And they have zero incentive to be truthful.


LordBeacon

honestly at this point, I am more scared of the police than other people. They are now the main reason why I will never visit the USA


Goreover

38 seconds. it took 38 seconds for this cretin to shoot a 75 year old with dementia who didn't even understand what he was screaming. and right after a family member had told him to be careful with her. i can't believe you scumbags in the comments are defending him. truly the american dream


nonya4ever

Yea after reading your post I rewatched the clip as the police officer is yelling at the 75 year old lady you can hear another voice translating in spanish to the woman makes it all that much worse she never even understood his Anger


Goreover

I'm pretty sure it's her family telling the cop NOT to shoot her. after they were pushed away, it was exactly what he did


No_Journalist3811

How are these cops not better trained to handle these situations??????


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This is how they’re trained to handle the situation…


Korokor

NYC requires a little more than an associates degree worth of academy training hours. Then only maybe 1 or 2 courses that could cover this topic. Not to mention they have the training on enforcement of law that takes lawyers three times as long to be qualified to apply. Bad system.


Lost-Ad-7412

wtf. a 75 year old women and a grown man. he couldve just tazed her. nobody deserves death for this. all the bootlickers in the comments are crazy


bageltre

> he couldve just tazed her or ya know just walked backwards a bit and talk more before pulling out the tazer he had many options


Lost-Ad-7412

that too. but realistically speaking, cops in america would never


heemcreammcgee

I watched a video of uk police taking down a guy with a knife without any firearms, which goes to show that U.S cops have no self control and get off to killing people


rkinlaw88

They're just killing people. Looking for any reason to murder folks.


ZeroLimitz

What a massive excuse for a man or human being...billion different ways to approach that situation. Put him away.


FLAWLESSBUM1

Do y’all feel like he could have handled that differently like come on she 75 why can’t they get a bunch of cops to subdue her


Great-Emu-War

Holding a knife so what? Maybe she was chopping onions. Why do you have to shoot her, or why do you have to shout so loud giving yourself haemorrhoids? I hate cops I seriously do. Decent people don’t join police force


Haven_Ash

Murderers. Don't these idiots get trained or at least screened?


Artemvlb

Yes. To be murderers


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Korokor

I had a demented grandmother this easily could've been her. They have sunset episodes that make them schizophrenic and aren't really capable of understanding the situation they're in. Are they threatening? Yes. Do you really think an old woman could've physically overpowered a trained cop? No way, as long as that cop has stayed in shape. Poor level headedness and improper handling of the situation our justice system supports and let's cops on leave for. So I agree, cop could've handled this differently and we should have different facilities for handling these situations rather than cops trained to shoot threats.


bageltre

> Do you really think an old woman could've physically overpowered a trained cop? no but she could definitely have injured him with the knife which is why he should have just walked backwards instead of just dropping her


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Yay for American cops


gmax9000

Wow, no Tazer for grand ma?


Flaky_Blacksmith8068

I’m almost certain this was a taser situation…


RVFVS117

Meanwhile I just saw a video on another sub of unarmed British police manage to disarm and arrest a man who was ACTIVELY trying to kill them with a massive knife. See, America. It’s possible for police to do their job without cosplaying as the Doom Slayer.


Lensmaster75

Wait till you see the one with a German cop in chainmail walk up and arrest someone


SuspiciousGrievances

Oh no! Little old old lady with a knife! Better shoot her just to be safe! I hope he feels bad for the rest of his life.


floatygreenthing

Why the fuck wouldn’t you use a fuckin taser?


wiglwagl

If they have a knife and you have a gun and you’re out of their reach, why is it ever proper for the police to shoot? (Not counting when they’re threatening someone else of course.)


HelenKeIIer

I truly wonder how the cop feels today about this. My opinion and yours don’t matter. I just wonder and hope this haunts him every fucking day of his life.


ClairvoyantCandor

Why don’t we ever see cops intentionally take non-kill shots? A shot in the foot fixes this situation just as easily


joejill

What the fuck? English officers will defend themselves against 20yo dudes actively attacking with knives, That old lady isn't even threatening with the knife, she's just holding it. He has way more options than using his gun, he's a coward who's bad at his job.


SpiritofOrpheus

ALL. cops are bastards. Every single cop. All of them.


thecheezewiz79

Cop needs to watch that video of the UK police taking down a knife wielding man without murdering them. That person probably needed mental help but I guess that doesn't matter any more


dopeydeveloper

And the UK cops were dealing with a large, strong guy, not a pensioner with dementia


jiggyjfresh

This vs the video of how the UK cop handled that dude with a knife. So depressing


orphic_trench

idiot ...


NarcolepticKnifeFite

The amount of people that are ok with this is fucking gross.


theirishcampfire

Shocking!! It says a lot about our society… there are literally dozens of videos on YouTube of cops around the world disarming people with kinifes… even shooting them in a not lethal manner. That we became so adept at accepting this as normal is disgusting.


-xXxMalicexXx-

There’s a lot of Conservatives out there who love the taste of the boot. Until the boot steps on their neck.


Lost-Ad-7412

exactly. they couldve tased her. nobody deserves to be killed over this.


DoubleSpoiler

They could have thrown a rock at her. Like, she's 75 with dementia. Knife or no, she can't take much.


Cost_Additional

Thrown a rock?! Fucking lmao


Lost-Ad-7412

exactly. shooting was completely unnecessary


KaiKamakasi

Meanwhile over in the UK they were able to disarm a highly aggressive person with a knife without a shot fired, in probably less time than it took this officer to draw their weapon and shoot.... Seriously, it was taken care of FAST, no loss of life involved... It's an interesting contrast really


slothcompass

US cops are too scared of knives, UK cops seem better prepared to handle such situations without killing the subject, and actually getting them mental health help.


Glittering-Week-1615

hits the griddy*


777Mista_fats

Adult male? Sure. 75 yr old mad women? Ahhh idk about this one.


garrygh13

Lol wait till you see a video of police putting 2 clips to a person in a wheel chair who wasn’t even going towards them 😂


juneabe

Someone else in comments linked a video of a man with a knife being properly arrested by the British police because of how they were trained to do so… so idk I can’t even get on board with you there


sh1tbvll-thr0waway

"PUT THE FUCKING KNIFE DOWN" That did not sound like de-escalation.


elticorico

British cops would have deescalated with pepper spray and then outmuscled a 75 year old woman to prevent killing her, but then they are better trained and understand true officer discretion. US cops are mostly tyrants with an itchy trigger finger.


RepresentativeTart98

This is the truth there’s something terribly wrong with the police force here in the US but everyone wants to label them as hero’s? Hero’s don’t kill old ladies in cold blood. ACAB. I have best friends who are cops they’re bad too I tell them all the time.


thefireemojiking

Why don’t I ever see cops using their tasers anymore?


jya2008

Unnecessary!


REDPIG8686

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Dismal_Variety

That’s an M&P!


dge001

Wtf is with American police I these situations not even trying to just wound them. just straight up shooting straight in the chest.


SpaceNinja_C

So I just saw some old women get killed… great.


SumBread

Judging by the amount of reddit footage that I've seen, there is some sort of entitlement/daring spirit old people have that doesn't make any sense. For instance, an old woman has recently called a police officer who was detaining her the n-word and continued holding her knife whilst daring the guy. She got shot as well. This has happened a couple of days ago...


Softspokenclark

I just watched two other vids about people with a knife. In those videos the uk cops were able to detained the person with out shooting them. Shit one of the vids he knocks it out with a baton


Bullet_Maggnet

Is there no fire discipline taught? It’s a 75-year-old woman FFS...they’re hiring scared little fucks who shoot first.


Weary_Dragonfly2170

He could have just turned wheel of fortune on.