Liz Newman
Liz Newman

I will sign as many of 'Max's' petitions as needed.The officers should have DEFUSED to situation.THEY saw the guy walking around with this dog.DID they think the dog would just disappear?Lets say the guy places his dog in the car. The officers arrest the guy.What happens to MAX?He just stays in the car until his owner gets released from jail?What I'm getting at is,when a dog is on the scene,all persons involved have a responsibility to make sure the dog is taken care of.The person was not...

I will sign as many of 'Max's' petitions as needed.The officers should have DEFUSED to situation.THEY saw the guy walking around with this dog.DID they think the dog would just disappear?Lets say the guy places his dog in the car. The officers arrest the guy.What happens to MAX?He just stays in the car until his owner gets released from jail?What I'm getting at is,when a dog is on the scene,all persons involved have a responsibility to make sure the dog is taken care of.The person was not resisting arrest.There was no reason why they could not have let the owner calm the dog.Why not use an air canister horn,pepper spray or a loud command? WHO just pulls out a gun to shot?Maybe we don't need that kind of people as police officers.THEN he continues to shoot as the dog is movingAWAY!EVERY police dept needs to revisit their protocol when dealing with animals.They need training by humane,experienced trainers. These officers brought this on themselves. They deserv

Jody Stanciell
Jody Stanciell
  • Liz Newman

Yes! Very well put Liz!

Susan Taunton
Susan Taunton
  • Liz Newman

yes, i agree.

Pat Froggie
Pat Froggie
  • Liz Newman

Unfortunately, Liz, Salmon saw an opportunity to get back at Rosdy, whom he recognized. I think he deliberately provoked this situation (look at his face: he's full of hatred!). As you said he has no business being in the police force, and neither have his colleagues!

Marilyn Nickel
Marilyn Nickel
  • Liz Newman

I am signing many petitions as well...Please copy the link above and keep sharing it on Facebook+Twitter...please the more viral this goes,the better:)

Susan Elizabeth Skinner
Susan Elizabeth Skinner
  • Liz Newman

Thank you I think my imagination can figure out what happened...was the dog shot? or mangled to death?

Tracey Holland
Tracey Holland

Totally out of order!

Gordon Wayne Watts
Gordon Wayne Watts

Sign the petition: Everyone that knows me (Gordon Wayne Watts) knows I'm only ~120-lbs. If I'm not afraid of dogs, then the police shouldn't be. Their action constituted 'Excessive Force' within the meaning of the law & they should thus be prosecuted.

Päivi Nyman
Päivi Nyman

OMG....Why didn't they just finnish the job and not leave the dog suffering :'(....I just hate cops

Anne Grice
Anne Grice

A disgrace to the Police Force. These are not trained officers, they are thugs in uniform and the senior members of the police force should be ashamed of these officers sickening performance against a defenceless dog. Improvement is training is imperative, all officers must do mandatory work at dog shelters so that they can learn many aspects of life including how to handle and manage dogs! Your police training is seriously inadequate and a disgrace to al Police Department in the USA...

A disgrace to the Police Force. These are not trained officers, they are thugs in uniform and the senior members of the police force should be ashamed of these officers sickening performance against a defenceless dog. Improvement is training is imperative, all officers must do mandatory work at dog shelters so that they can learn many aspects of life including how to handle and manage dogs! Your police training is seriously inadequate and a disgrace to al Police Department in the USA because these sickening scenes are seen right across the USA!

Linda Bell
Linda Bell

That man's dog was acting in the same way that police officers train their dogs and I froze when I saw this video - the dog was clearly not vicious (not a killer) but protecting his master. This policeman gun happy killer: removed from the force / jailed / fined. If that little aggravation we witnessed is all it takes for him to pull a gun - he shouldn't be carrying one - nor should he be a cop!. As for the Hawthorne Police Department - I am still unsure why one can be handcuffed for taking...

That man's dog was acting in the same way that police officers train their dogs and I froze when I saw this video - the dog was clearly not vicious (not a killer) but protecting his master. This policeman gun happy killer: removed from the force / jailed / fined. If that little aggravation we witnessed is all it takes for him to pull a gun - he shouldn't be carrying one - nor should he be a cop!. As for the Hawthorne Police Department - I am still unsure why one can be handcuffed for taking photos in a public area. What exactly did the guy do wrong other than record some happening in a public street that is done EVERY DAY and which - thankfully - was being recorded by someone else. What sort of training do these police officers get that they cannot rise over and above a fricken' phone recording. This was clearly a case of officers ego's power trips being put into practice against a black man for being outgoing - just because they wear a uniform. Murderering cop!

Joe Fortunato
Joe Fortunato

All someone had to do was grab the leash !! Use pepper spray? That was a misuse of deadly force.

Anthony Murray
Anthony Murray

So sick and tired of cops just shooting these poor dogs. The US has become a total police state and we need to put and end to it.

Eloise Thetford
Eloise Thetford

Despicable. The sort of person who would shoot a dog without flinching is not the sort of person who should have a gun constantly on their person. If he can so carelessly shoot an innocent animal, imagine the damage he could do to other human beings as well. A lack of remorse + a weapon is a very dangerous combination.

Kim Brakefield
Kim Brakefield

Makes me sick.... No excuse, but that's how officers are trained - to shoot/kill animals by which they feel threatened. It's just inexcusable and so ignorant, and ticks me off.

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