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Press TV: US Police Officers Fire 137 Shots to Kill 2 Unarmed Suspects


US police officers fire 137 shots to kill 2 unarmed suspects

Relatives of Malissa Williams, one of the victims of the Cleveland police shooting, attend a December 3 rally in East Cleveland to protest excessive force by police.

Relatives of Melissa Williams, one of the victims of the Cleveland police shooting, attend a December 3 rally in East Cleveland to protest excessive force by police.


(Editor’s Note: This time the “suspects” weren’t wheelchair bound veterans with mobile phones…as is often the case…should we be thankful that the “blue mob” is now slaughtering others?)

 

By Press TV

 

Tensions are on the rise in the major US city of Cleveland after 13 predominantly white police officers fired 137 shots to kill two unarmed African Americans following a 25-minute car chase.

Family members of the two victims, 30-year-old Malissa Williams and 43-year-old Timothy Russell are outraged over the incident, which took place Thursday night near the Justice Center in downtown Cleveland when several people claimed they heard a gunshot, leading to a high speed police chase after the couple’s vehicle and their killing, local media outlets reported.

137 shots, unarmed suspects, 13 police, 12 white, one Hispanic, bullet ridden victims….black

The reports have not yet indicated how the victims became suspects, prompting the long car chase and what prompted so many police officers to shoot the victims so many times, terrifying neighbors near a middle school, according to some news accounts.

Although a chasing police officer has claimed that the suspects pointed a gun at them during the chase, no weapons have been found in their vehicle and no bullet shell casings have been located outside the downtown building or along the route of the police chase.

Moreover, 12 of the 13 police officers involved in the brutal shooting have been identified as white, including five veteran detectives. The other police officer involved is reportedly Hispanic.

This has led many people to believe that the police shooting was racially motivated and part of a national trend in which a growing number of African Americans and other racial and ethnic minorities have been targeted by mostly white American police forces.

Meanwhile dozens of local residents staged a protest rally in Cleveland on Monday, outside the middle school where the police shooting occurred, demanding answers for the brutal killing.

Some people in the group referred to the killings as a “lynching” and one protest sign compared the killing of the two African Americans to infamous American criminals “Bonnie and Clyde.”

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, meanwhile, expressed his own concerns about all aspects of the incidents, from the length of the pursuit to the number of officers involved.

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17 Responses to "Press TV: US Police Officers Fire 137 Shots to Kill 2 Unarmed Suspects"

  1. Martin Maloney  December 6, 2012 at 6:13 pm

    @ Tomer

    “Sorry, I was not clear with my remark! I did not try to criticise you, but that commenter calling your comment a rant!”

    You are not the moderator here. I am an adult. I do not need you as my mommy to defend me.

    K7KTR and I resolved the matter — amicably — between us, all by oursleves. Your “assistance” was neither necessary nor welcome.

    Not to be “insulting,” you understand, however I “civilly” request that, in the future, mind your own business!

  2. Gary Walker  December 5, 2012 at 5:00 pm

    Hey Tyron,

    I love white people too, especially Anglos.

    Agape,
    Infidel

  3. Martin Maloney  December 4, 2012 at 11:38 pm

    As soon as you see the lights flash and/or hear the siren, as soon as traffic permits, you pull over.

    Attempting to flee from a pursuing cop is a totally dumbphucque thing to do. His car is faster than yours, his high-speed driving skills are better than yours, and you’re not gonna get away.

    In a sense, the cops didn’t kill the driver and his passenger — the driver killed himself and his passenger.

    The fact that the driver and his passenger were not armed would be relevant only if the cops knew that they weren’t armed. If someone chooses to flee, rather than pulling over, it would be reasonable for the cops to conclude that there was some serious reason that the driver was trying to get away.

    Go ahead and rant all that you want to about the oppressive police state and the overkill of 137 bullets. I won’t disagree with you on those two points. On the other hand, had the driver pulled over, then he and his passenger would probably still be alive.

    In a police state, stupidity can get you killed.

    • K7KTR  December 5, 2012 at 2:47 am

      Well in that rant at least you admitted we were in fact in a POLICE STATE.

      What you say may have some weight, however with the current Prison system and how even Ron Paul noted that “Blacks” are more of a target for our judicial system then White’s are. Perhaps this man had a simple warrant and because of that and wanting to support his family he didn’t want to get caught.

      I live on a Reservation in Montana and Tribal pursuits are the same way. No one wants to be behind bars and even more so since most crimes that have “No Victim” like smoking Pot etc are used to fill the Prisons which are now privet ran and make large sums of money to keep them full.

      An American in tough times might steal a sandwich and pop and gets hard time, Yet Banker’s continue to launder countless Billion in Cartel Monies and not ONE Indictment. The Non-Federal Federal Reserve can give Trillions away and refuses to say who received what monies, but YOU as a Tax Payer and your Children’s Children will pay for their crimes in the form of mass Austerity as Social programs are stolen from to send US Boy’s to a War over lies and not one War Criminal is behind bars.

      You sound like your in law enforcement too. It is a known fact also that a officer will follow a person and eventually everyone will in some way break the law giving the officer probable cause for a stop and then the “Fun” begins… Don’t it?

    • Martin Maloney  December 5, 2012 at 5:56 am

      “Well in that rant at least you admitted we were in fact in a POLICE STATE.”

      It was a comment, not a “rant,” and I stated it, I did not “admit” it.

      “What you say may have some weight…and not one War Criminal is behind bars.”

      No argument with any of that. I consider it an abomination that locking people up in cages is a growth industry. Moreover:

      “The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.” — Anatole France

      “You sound like your (sic) in law enforcement too.”

      How could you so completely misunderstand what I wrote? I didn’t side with the cops. I said that when a cop wants to pull you over, if you don’t pull over, then you’re placing yourself in danger.

    • Martin Maloney  December 5, 2012 at 11:42 am

      @ Tomer

      Would you please point out where in my post where I did not demonstrate “civility,” where I was “insulting” to K7KTR?

    • wolf  December 5, 2012 at 12:21 pm

      Sooner or later, the comments section at VT always seems to devolve into ‘Uncle Gordy’s Literary Fight Club’. Enter at your own risk…lol

    • The Rahnameh  December 6, 2012 at 5:07 pm

      “At VT we have”

      WE? WE? oh em gee… ;)

    • K7KTR  December 5, 2012 at 1:19 pm

      A story is breaking again… Where after the Cop’s handcuffed and placed the young teen in the back of his patrol car he shot himself in the head. I am sure that the video in/out of the vehicle may not have been on at this time too.

      @Martin I also meant no malice towards you. I am usually flamed with death threats from the JDL so you never know who one is commenting with.
      It is very obvious that Israel doesn’t like their dirty laundry to show. BUT they refuse to take it off the line for all to see, if one is looking.

  4. The Rahnameh  December 4, 2012 at 12:22 pm

    Welcome to the Police State — just as envisioned by the Zionists. How did they do this? They train our police forces as Gordon Duff indicates often. The same way Michael Chertoff had El-Al Airlines train our TSA.

    This increasing militaristic attitude in America is against our founding principles. Prior to the World Wars, they did the same to the German people.

    The only people that need to be policed are the Zionists. The Palestinians have shown that well. Our history shows that well. Accountability is their biggest fear.

    • Hugh  December 4, 2012 at 1:41 pm

      Yes sir, the best the Mossad has to offer for our men in blue.

      Lesson #1

      Ready, fire, aim…

    • The Rahnameh  December 5, 2012 at 9:54 am

      It was a great joke that went over your little hasbarist head, and here you are making nonsense out of a clear insult to Zionist Police Normalcy (which is brutality and atrocity — they fire before they even aim).

      You stated that Jordan should absorb Palestine. That is a Zionist talking point. ;) Don’t make me bring Hasbara Bot out.

    • lola  December 5, 2012 at 11:48 pm

      Tomer:
      I think Hugh meant just start firing once you feel “ready”. Mossad’s best! Kill and Kill again. Israel sucks weenie.

    • K7KTR  December 5, 2012 at 2:31 am

      People don’t even know the Half of it….
      Israeli, Law Enforcement, Training, Law, ADL,
      NYPD In Israel: Police Department Opens Branch In Kfar Saba With Lone Detective Charlie Ben-Naim
      http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/06/nypd-opens-branch-israel-veteran-charlie-ben-naim_n_1860733.html
      You would “Think” would shock American’s. Do US Tax Dollars pay to Protect and Serve in Israel too?

      Police training programs twin US-Israeli racism
      http://electronicintifada.net/content/police-training-programs-twin-us-israeli-racism/9834

      Activists protest in Atlanta after police killed 92-year-old Kathryn Johnston
      Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange A joint public safety partnerships project of Georgia State University and local, state, federal and international law enforcement agencies http://www.cjgsu.net/initiatives/gilee-programs.htm

      ADL and Law Enforcement: Fighting Terror before 9/11 and Beyond
      http://www.adl.org/learn/adl_law_enforcement/northeast_le_israel.htm?LEARN_Cat=Training&LEARN_SubCat=Training_News

      Northeast Law Enforcement Receive Counter-Terrorism Training in Israel
      In December 2010, the Anti-Defamation League brought a group of 15 senior law enforcement officials from the northeast on a counter-terrorism training mission in Israel. The trip included meetings with Israeli counter-terrorism and intelligence experts and police commanders, visits to Israel’s borders with Syria and Lebanon, and the sites of missile attacks in Israeli towns near the Gaza Strip. Participants included senior command staff from the FBI, NYPD, Boston Police, Massachusetts and New Jersey State Police, in addition to several northeast police chiefs.

      Press TV: Tragedy of US police training by Israeli companies
      Israeli Training: Houston Police Shoot Wheelchair Amputee Said Armed with Ballpoint Pen
      http://www.veteranstoday.com/2012/09/27/press-tv-tragedy-of-us-police-training-by-israeli-companies/

      Global Security Workshop in Tel Aviv
      http://www.homelandsecurityssi.com/homeland-security-training-israel

      American Police Now “Israeli-DHS Trained,” Precursor To Dictatorship
      http://fromthetrenchesworldreport.com/american-police-now-israeli-dhs-trained-precursor-to-dictatorship/19233/

      Report: Israeli model underlies militarization of U.S. police
      http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/12/04/report-israeli-model-underlies-militarization-of-u-s-police/

      The Wrongness of US Police Training by Israeli Companies
      http://educate-yourself.org/lte/uspolicetraining27sep12.shtml

      Military Police Corps (Israel)
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israeli_Military_Police
      The IDF’s Military Police Corps traces its roots to a Jewish youth paramilitary organization called Notrim, founded in 1936.[2] It was legal under British Mandate law, unlike its many counterparts such as the Haganah. Its original purpose was to defend and police Jewish yishuv localities during the 1936–1939 Arab revolt in Palestine. In 1937, the organization was given permission to expand, due to lack of British manpower allocated for defending Jewish villages in Palestine.

      An Israeli-American training school to counter terror
      An Israeli police officer has joined forces with an American counterpart to help use Israeli know-how to safeguard US populations from terror attacks. For Israeli Sgt. Maj. Marc Kahlberg fighting terror has become a way of life
      http://israel21c.org/people/an-israeli-american-training-school-to-counter-terror/

      Israeli police advising U.S. counterparts in anti-terrorism techniques
      Eighteen senior Israeli Police officers visited Palm Beach, Florida, this week as part of a 10-day educational seminar sponsored by the American Jewish Committee. The original purpose of the trip was to instruct the Israeli policemen in American law enforcement tactics. But in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, the Israelis were called upon to give their American counterparts tips on handling terrorism.
      http://www.israelinsider.com/channels/security/articles/sec_0131.htm

      Israeli Special Forces Experts Make New DVD Training Course Available to Law Enforcement Officers, Military Personnel, and Civilians
      http://news.yahoo.com/israeli-special-forces-experts-dvd-training-course-available-071357924.html

      The word “Infiltrate” comes to ones mind when one see to the extent at even “First Glance” that Our entire government and those charged under the ‘State of Color’ sworn to protect U.S. Citizen’s but in fact do anything but protect.

      Like Mr. Duff has cited, In Arizona for example, The Good Cop’s/Sheriff’s die for doing their real job’s.

    • The Rahnameh  December 5, 2012 at 10:41 am

      KT7KR, great information here. Will feed it into the Hasbara Bot database to spew out at Hasbarists in auto-reply fashion ;)

    • Mike Kay  December 6, 2012 at 3:54 pm

      Ram, there is another way to look at this. 137 rounds for 2 suspects…hmm, probably 450 million rounds won’t be near enough to continue the dread occupation. If they keep killing the civilized, pretty soon, they’ll have no one else to face but the beast. Then, it’ll get interesting.

  5. Martin Maloney  December 5, 2012 at 2:50 pm

    @ Tyron

    “…the reason why the Cops seem to be targetting black folks is because the crime rate of these black folks…”

    How revealing, your use of the word “targetting.”

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