Rick Siegfried
Rick Siegfried

We (cops included) must be humane in dealing with all living animals. Many cops are just chicken-shit bullies who became cops to further their bullying activities. Many cops are socially maladjusted criminals in disguise.

Jean Eastcott Harrigan
Jean Eastcott Harrigan

I realize a dog could be mean but do they show their authority with a means of protecting themselvesl Some police show their authority with a gun.

Cynthia Ann Odonnell-schneider

that happened 2 me with my lab bit my dad--my sister got scared--is that not why we have our dogs to protect us.

Jan Van Aller
Jan Van Aller

To all Law enforcement officers- DON'T SHOOT or Kill animals especially family pets! The dogs may have done nothing wrong, it may be how the owners treat and/or raise their pets. ANIMALS are like children, you wouldn't shoot someone's child, WOULD YOU?

Mark Matis
Mark Matis
  • Jan Van Aller

Well actually, YES, they would. They murdered Aiyana Jones in cold blood. With a video crew there! And then lied about it. Detroit pigs.

Maria Nilsson
Maria Nilsson

Cops should face the same consequences as if they shot a human. Some of them are just big fat bullies with guns and they know they can kill our family dogs with a slap on the wrist, if even that much. And don't even get me started on what would happen in one of us shot 'their' dog. Then all of a sudden it's a "partner"! And when they leave their "partner" to die in a 120 degree cruiser, then all of a sudden it's an "accident". What gives?

Mark Matis
Mark Matis
  • Maria Nilsson

At very least, cops should face the same consequences as anyone does who shoots a police dog.

Lenka Jaskova
Lenka Jaskova
  • Maria Nilsson

Totally agree with you! Some of the policemen shouldn´t be allowed to carry a gun at all. I´m only happy that policemen in our country are not that armed,because I can imagine the catastrophies afterwards.

Dee Turner
Dee Turner
  • Maria Nilsson

And why is lethal force being used if these situations anyway when they have TASARS now for that purpose... to use on both animals AND people. Police are never held accountable for the abuse they inflict on innocent victims, an unconscionable abuse of their oath & firearms. They've just become armed & dangerous BULLIES and we need to have REAL, independent oversight monitoring & prosecuting them for violations!!!

Grace Feldmann
Grace Feldmann

Again, who is this petition actually going to? Who is the decision maker that will receive this? If you want to petition the President or Congress you either need to : 1) set up a We The People petition, in which if you get 100,000 sigs (or whatever the minimum is, THEN the petition will then be forwarded to the appropriate parties in government. Otherwise, unless this petition already has been directed to a specific congressperson -simply addressed as it is, will not get it to any decision...

Again, who is this petition actually going to? Who is the decision maker that will receive this? If you want to petition the President or Congress you either need to : 1) set up a We The People petition, in which if you get 100,000 sigs (or whatever the minimum is, THEN the petition will then be forwarded to the appropriate parties in government. Otherwise, unless this petition already has been directed to a specific congressperson -simply addressed as it is, will not get it to any decision maker or policy maker or congressperson. PLEASE SEE: thttp://usgovinfo.about.com/od/rightsandfreedoms/a/How-To-Petition-Government-Online.htm AND see:http://www.psoriasis.org/document.doc?id=541.
attn: Jayne Cevtanoski.

Jayne Cveta
Jayne Cveta
  • Grace Feldmann

Have had great success with NOT having a petition done as youve suggested in the past. PUPPY MILL closure, have saved x3 dogs from deathrow using CAUSES..thanks anyway for your previous support...alls well! I would support YOU should you start a WE THE PEOPLE petition, i will look out for one! The more the better! Hugs Jayne

Grace Feldmann
Grace Feldmann
  • Grace Feldmann

hi Jayne.. Not suggesting you havent had success. Just asking if you were able to get the governments attention or legal change. Cause, in the big picture the most efficient way to help the most animals in a given time frame would be to have laws changed.. I probably wont be able to start a we the people petition on this anytime soon. Hugs, Grace

Ron Troia
Ron Troia

It is long overdue for Federal Legislation to require all law enforcement personnel be properly trained in handing family pets. All of these cases are so heartbreaking and when many of them are viewed on the police dash camera it proves that these thugs with badges are shooting when there is no need what so ever. RIP Cammie in La Grange Missouri. I will never forget you or the look on your face when your life was taken so cruelly.

Cinnamon Landman
Cinnamon Landman
  • Ron Troia

I absolutely agree. We're seeing the indiscriminate murder of dogs all over the country lately. Perhaps it isn't a new phenomenon; perhaps it's just that the internet is making us more aware of this unfair treatment of dogs by police officers. I believe that, not only should the personnel be trained; but I think they should receive psychological testing before they're ever admitted to the police force, because there's something wrong when someone with a badge and a gun, is so quick to...

I absolutely agree. We're seeing the indiscriminate murder of dogs all over the country lately. Perhaps it isn't a new phenomenon; perhaps it's just that the internet is making us more aware of this unfair treatment of dogs by police officers. I believe that, not only should the personnel be trained; but I think they should receive psychological testing before they're ever admitted to the police force, because there's something wrong when someone with a badge and a gun, is so quick to shoot a dog, no matter what the situation. Even when the dog is tied and too far away to attack; even when the dog is facing away from the officer; even when the dog is obviously friendly and wagging his tail... I don't know if it's just abuse of power, a need to prove strength (no better than a bullfighter); or if it's sheer cowardice, and an attempt to *get the dog before the dog gets me.* I think, if most cities have K9 specialists, it would be a great idea to have every single officer spend at least a minimum amount of training with one of these officers, just to counteract any prejudicial feelings and fears that may be latent in the officer's psyche.

Karen White
Karen White
  • Ron Troia

They also come in, at times, take the family pets, have them put to death, and bill the owners for the cost...usually without cause...they are so afraid of dog bites that they develop the feeling that all dogs are going to bite or destroy them. I wonder if they are trained like the military..

Nancy Bernard
Nancy Bernard

Although most police officers are responsible, and decent people, some are bullies, full of themselves and macho idiots. These cops must stop killing innocent pets!

Mark Matis
Mark Matis
  • Nancy Bernard

You've got that backwards. 99% of "Law Enforcement" give the REST a bad name. The stench is overwhelming. And it smells like pig.

Martha Bailey
Martha Bailey

Law inforcement, not saying there not some good officers, have completely gotten out of control. Something needs to be done, hopefully this petition is going to someone that will do something about the abuse and mistreatment that cops have shown toward the animals.

Leslie Stevenson
Leslie Stevenson

I have done Animal rescue for over 20 years, and NEVER, not Once seen a mean labrador. That's B.S. I have only once seen a Pit that was agressive, and that was dog agressive not people. I think the cops think they are supposed to do or say whayever the hell they want. I shave always supported our Stste Trooperes and local police, I do not support this crap! let the animals alone , Go find some real criminals and by the way take the canines along to Protect your butts".

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