So y'all seen that George Floyd 8min bodycam vid yet? (link)

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  1. 'Ol Grandad

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    Nothing he did warranted his murder.
     
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    'Ol Grandad Director of civil unrest

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    Gee, I guess don't be a POS criminal and fight the cops. He brought it on himself. Not inferring you're defending him, just saying.
     
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    Watch it before it disappears.
     
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    why was it necessary for the cop to point the gun at him in the beginning? That likely set the tone for the hysterics to follow. This was badly handled from the get-go.
     
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    You would need to see the time UP TO THAT point to see why.

    You think the cop did that for no reason? I have more respect for the police than to imply that.
     
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    so what was the reason?
     
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    He kept moving his hands around where the officer couldn't see them. Try this, go out and do something to get the police to stop you. When the officer walks up to you car keep moving around and reaching around your car. After the officer tells you to keep your hands where he can see them. Go do this, heck even video it and share the officers reaction.
     
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    He did ask him over and over and over to show both hands.... which he neglected to do for quite awhile. Maybe he had his gun drawn due to that fact and hesitant of what might be coming next.

    Just my observation.

    IV
     
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    I didn't need this video to know that George was a lifelong scumbag and was being just that on the last day of his life. But, I'm glad you posted it anyhow.
     
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    Until you're unable to.
     
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    ORRR, the entire police dept. had dealt with him many times, knew about his propensities and none were going to take any chances with this POS.
     
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    I don't know. I saw the same video you did.

    You immediately stated the cop was wrong, judging him on the first 10 seconds of the video.

    I did not, as I don't believe that the police are "out to get me" or anyone else for that matter, and that they don't pull their weapon - taser or otherwise - without a good reason.
     
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    And a 90% occluded right coronary artery while high and resisting.
     
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    Ask enough people you will find this does happen.
     
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    Except that it was a suicide. 1.5 times the lethal limit of fentanyl. Floyd was a dead man walking before the cops arrived.
     
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    If you and and two of your "trained" partners can't subdue a man who is already cuffed behind his back and laying face down on the pavement without putting your knee on his neck for 8:46, you suck as a cop, and should have been an accountant or a dentist or a software engineer, or something else that fits with your physical abilities..
     
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    Ask enough people and you'll find we never landed on the moon either.
     
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    He hadn't been arrested in the last 13 years...
     
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    Reason has not been publicly posted AFAIK. The cop who did it is in STFU mode, so unless he explained it before he was fired, we may never know.