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Old Jun 4, 2014, 11:10 PM   #1
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Mentally ill woman with knife shot and killed by San Mateo County deputy

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HALF MOON BAY -- An 18-year-old woman was fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy Tuesday night after she lunged at him with a knife as he encountered her in the street, authorities said.

The woman, identified as Yanira Serrano-Garcia, of Half Moon Bay, was shot and killed by sheriff's deputy Menh Trieu, with whom she got "in a confrontation" about 9:23 p.m., San Mateo County Sheriff's spokeswoman Rebecca Rosenblatt said.

Two deputies responded to the Moonridge Housing Complex at Miramontes Point Road, east of Highway 1, where the woman lived, Rosenblatt said. The family told dispatchers the woman was mentally ill and was located down the block with a knife, and that she refused to put the weapon down when asked.

While details of what happened between deputies' arrival and the shooting are still emerging, Rosenblatt said the deputies found the woman standing in the street and that she came at them with a knife about 20 seconds later. The threat prompted Trieu to fire at least one shot at the woman, she said The other deputy did not shoot.
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Old Jun 4, 2014, 11:36 PM   #2
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Seems like this might have been an appropriate time to use a taser.
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Old Jun 4, 2014, 11:39 PM   #3
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Old Jun 6, 2014, 07:31 PM   #4
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Maybe your police need much more better ****ing training when dealing with mentally ill people.


I will never move to America with my cereal palsy/epilepsy suffering brother.

Who knows how stupid your police will be if he gets slightly out of hand.
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Old Jun 6, 2014, 07:35 PM   #5
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This is my issue. If they can't handle situations where the other person lacks a gun without the use of their own gun, what good are they? They have batons, tasers, pepper spray, training, and typically greater numbers at the scene. If they can't handle it without escalation, they really are worthless.
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Old Jun 6, 2014, 08:00 PM   #6
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This is my issue. If they can't handle situations where the other person lacks a gun without the use of their own gun, what good are they? They have batons, tasers, pepper spray, training, and typically greater numbers at the scene. If they can't handle it without escalation, they really are worthless.
Reminds me of an incident that occurred in my town a few years back ...

An elderly (mentally unstable) woman points a flare gun out her 2nd story apartment window.

Swat team rushes the apartment and shoots her dead.

She apparently made the mistake of of not immediately dropping the flare gun when the armored and trained swat team busted through her front door.

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Maybe your police need much more better ****ing training when dealing with mentally ill people.





I will never move to America with my cereal palsy/epilepsy suffering brother.



Who knows how stupid your police will be if he gets slightly out of hand.

Really? We'll if you feel that way, America doesn't need you or you're brother
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Old Jun 6, 2014, 10:42 PM   #8
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Really? We'll if you feel that way, America doesn't need you or you're brother
Why do you think I care?

I don't have any intentions to move anyways considering your crazy police.
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Old Jun 7, 2014, 03:20 AM   #9
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Reminds me of an incident that occurred in my town a few years back ...

An elderly (mentally unstable) woman points a flare gun out her 2nd story apartment window.

Swat team rushes the apartment and shoots her dead.

She apparently made the mistake of of not immediately dropping the flare gun when the armored and trained swat team busted through her front door.

My issue is that they're not explicitly trained and held responsible to only use a firearm in extreme cases. If any situation beyond someone who is both weak and unarmed requires the use of a firearm, they are essentially worthless. It angers me more that they remain that way.
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Seems like this might have been an appropriate time to use a taser.

Indeed. That's what I am thinking too after reading this.
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Really? We'll if you feel that way, America doesn't need you or you're brother
What a completely vile, inappropriate and insulting response.
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Really? We'll if you feel that way, America doesn't need you or you're brother
Yeeeeehawwwww 'Murica #1 right??? Despite the fact that our police are turning into bullies with guns even worse than Open Carry Texas? Maybe quit getting so goddamn defensive and acknowledge when the US has a problem. It's for these reasons that conservatives are a national embarrassment, stupid comments made to foreigners are almost exclusive to the right.

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What a completely vile, inappropriate, insulting and grammatically incorrect response.
Let me fix that for you.
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Yeeeeehawwwww 'Murica #1 right??? Despite the fact that our police are turning into bullies with guns even worse than Open Carry Texas? Maybe quit getting so goddamn defensive and acknowledge when the US has a problem. It's for these reasons that conservatives are a national embarrassment, stupid comments made to foreigners are almost exclusive to the right.

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Yeeeeehawwwww 'Murica #1 right??? Despite the fact that our police are turning into bullies with guns even worse than Open Carry Texas? Maybe quit getting so goddamn defensive and acknowledge when the US has a problem. It's for these reasons that conservatives are a national embarrassment, stupid comments made to foreigners are almost exclusive to the right.

Well* your*

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America is number 1 in my book and I would have it no other way. No matter how corrupt our government and laws are. I am happy to live free. Sorry if you feel different. I hear Canada is nice.

I agree that cops get out of control in this country. I have many friends that are deputies and respect the law and civilians. I myself respect cops since they have a dangerous job, especially when they have to wear a bulletproof vest while on the job. What cracks me up, Liberals in this forum argue how they feel ONLY police should only have firearms till something like this happens.

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What a completely vile, inappropriate and insulting response.

Please explain to me what i said was so insulting?
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This is my issue. If they can't handle situations where the other person lacks a gun without the use of their own gun, what good are they? They have batons, tasers, pepper spray, training, and typically greater numbers at the scene. If they can't handle it without escalation, they really are worthless.
knives are extremely effective weapons.

https://www.google.com/search?q=knif...w=1024&bih=672

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Seems like this might have been an appropriate time to use a taser.
Taser puts you at arms reach of stuff like this happening.
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Seems like this might have been an appropriate time to use a taser.
Tasers have killed people too. I think the cops over use those as well.
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Really? When did America say that?

Do you have a source?
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America is number 1 in my book and I would have it no other way. No matter how corrupt our government and laws are. I am happy to live free. Sorry if you feel different. I hear Canada is nice.

I agree that cops get out of control in this country. I have many friends that are deputies and respect the law and civilians. I myself respect cops since they have a dangerous job, especially when they have to wear a bulletproof vest while on the job. What cracks me up, Liberals in this forum argue how they feel ONLY police should only have firearms till something like this happens.
So basically if you don't agree that America is perfect in every way then you should leave? Seriously, regressive conservatives like you are the epitome of what is wrong in this country. What a disgusting view for you to hold, but it's to be expected. And when did any "liberals" (aka anyone who disagrees with the right) here say cops shouldn't have guns???

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Police State USA.

I've always felt that it's the liberals that were the embarrassment.
Even though it's conservatives and their idiocy and disregard for common decency that makes people in other countries think twice about liking us? Yeah must be da librulz fault.

The right wing of this country is absolutely embarrassing. When foreigners have negative stereotypes about our country, it's usually stereotypes of conservative trash.
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...Please explain to me what i said was so insulting?
You insulted the character and integrity of every American who doesn't think like you.

Only our elected representatives get to speak for us all. Someone with delusions if grandeur may grab the microphone at times - but they can expect to get booed down.
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So basically if you don't agree that America is perfect in every way then you should leave? Seriously, regressive conservatives like you are the epitome of what is wrong in this country. What a disgusting view for you to hold, but it's to be expected. And when did any "liberals" (aka anyone who disagrees with the right) here say cops shouldn't have guns???

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Even though it's conservatives and their idiocy and disregard for common decency that makes people in other countries think twice about liking us? Yeah must be da librulz fault.

The right wing of this country is absolutely embarrassing. When foreigners have negative stereotypes about our country, it's usually stereotypes of conservative trash.

Conservative? Me? Just because I don't lean left makes me a conservative? What else am I that I don't know?... Please show me where I said, "liberals" here say cops shouldn't have guns???"

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You insulted the character and integrity of every American who doesn't think like you.



Only our elected representatives get to speak for us all. Someone with delusions if grandeur may grab the microphone at times - but they can expect to get booed down.

Ok, side with him. All police in America will shoot all mentally ill people.
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Just because I don't lean left makes me a conservative?
Actually, I think that's the definition of what a conservative is ... someone who doesn't lean to the left.

I suppose you could make the case that you're a centrist, but I've seen your posts, and you don't come off as one.
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Below is an example of handling a similar situation when the Police is not equipped with Guns.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...eelie-bin.html
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Below is an example of handling a similar situation when the Police is not equipped with Guns.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...eelie-bin.html
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'They managed to detain the male and disarm him - no officers or members of the public were injured.

'The man was detained under the Mental Health Act and taken to a secure medical facility where he remains.'
Great, nobody unnecessarily killed or injured and the man gets the medical attention that he needs.

Thanks for posting how it should be done.
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