On Thu, 10 Sep 1998 09:51:28 -0700 Jenn Bronaugh
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>On Thu, 10 Sep 1998, Manuel Luis Iravedra wrote:
>> In the U.S., the polioe would have shot him within 20 minutes with a
>> sniper rifle, repeatedly, THEN they would send the dog.
>Actually, a similar situation occurred in Seattle where a man "held
>up" a corner with a samuri sword. They attempted to shoot him with
>(?) bullets and when that didn't work, they sprayed him with a firehose,
>pinned him against a building with a ladder and disarmed him. The
>whole incident took over five hours.
>Anyone remember any more?
That's pretty accurate. Contrary to popular myth the police in the US are
remarkably restrained. Thousands of arrests are made daily without injury
or other notable incident to criminals or police.
Bruce L. Jones
The Mojave Desert - The Geographic Center of Nowhere