@ Nab…….You are delusional. The worst year for homicides in Portland was 1987, with 66 homicides. The last 10 years have averaged 20-30 homicides per year. 150 a year would be a bloodbath in that city. 1000 homicides in a year is a fantasy existing only in your mind. You have absolutely no credibility. Google is your friend sir, put down the liquor and use it everyone once in a while, you won’t look like such a tool.
 August 27, 2014 at 12:59pm
Predictable is preventable. This already happened a couple years ago in Massachusetts with an 8 year old. When I went to the Front Sight Uzi course a few years ago we had an entire day of instruction before we got to shoot on full auto. This girl got about 10 seconds worth of instruction. Kids are capable of being happy and healthy without being introduced to machine guns at such a tender age. Her parents probably thought it would be a “cute” facebook post. What a shame.
August 27, 2014 at 12:39pm
Because he’s a gun nut, that’s why
 August 18, 2014 at 6:25pm
In the GZ case, TM was walking home from the store where he bought his skittles, didn’t steal them. In this case the dead kid was walking home from the store where he strong armed the clerk. In the GZ case, TM didn’t know who was confronting him, but made the ill-fated choice to pick a fight with the guy, got the upper hand and the rest is history. In this case, the dead kid knew exactly who was confronting him, a uniformed cop, still decided to pick and fight, and ends up dead. TM is an angel compared to Brown!
The only truth in that scenario is that they were both black teenagers without guns; they both are dead by the hands of white men with guns, and most of white America was willing to give the killers the benefit of the doubt BEFORE the evidence was in.
The truth in both those scenarios were that two black teenagers went for the guns which led to their deaths. End of story. By the way, not all the jurors on the Zimmerman case were white. They were all female, one was Puerto Rican, and they all found him innocent by a preponderance of the evidence. So why don't we wait for the evidence here instead of conjecture? Sound reasonable?
Both were not killed by whites, and both were unarmed teenagers without guns. END OF STORY.
Bigots can scream it all day from the rooftops. White denial, I think it's called. Doesn't make it so.
Tell you another thing, "makingout". Their were several factors involved, including what testimony was allowed in as evidence, and what was not. Along with instructions to the jury.
 August 18, 2014 at 6:15pm
Obviously you didn’t bother to read the article
July 29, 2014 at 6:48pm
Julvrug, that was about the dumbest justification for shooting dogs I could have ever imagined. You win for idiot of the day!
 July 29, 2014 at 6:40pm
I worked door to door sales for a summer in rural northern CA and was a missionary in south America for two years, unarmed (Gasp). I’ve been bit by dogs 6 times, whatever, I lived. My experience is that every dog that bit me immediately ran away after doing it. Of the six times I was bit, four of them bit me from behind without warning. Most of the aggressive barking dogs can be kept at bay by simply looking them in the eye and backing away while growling back at them. Oh, and pepper spray in the nose works too!
July 29, 2014 at 6:28pm
mmmmmm…… donuts……. I’m excited to go to work now, thanks!! :)
 July 28, 2014 at 10:07pm
I’ve been a patrol cop for 8 years. I have yet to shoot a dog, be present when another officer shoots a dog, or even meet a fellow officer who has ever shot a dog. I have pepper sprayed a dog, and seen one tazed. A dog would have to be latched onto my calf for me to shoot it, just sayin….
Well thats fine if yo chose to be bit before you shoot, I go the other route. And ive seen several dogs shot, rightfully so.
And, buckshot, I suppose you have attacked man and woman who dared look sideways at you. So macho. It's about you, after all.
thank you Bluedog you are obviously an LEO with some Common sense.
y'know the way it used to be in the good old days.
hey buckshot ever heard of pepper spray or do you automatically go for the kill shot?
I worked door to door sales for a summer in rural northern CA and was a missionary in south America for two years, unarmed (Gasp). I've been bit by dogs 6 times, whatever, I lived. My experience is that every dog that bit me immediately ran away after doing it. Of the six times I was bit, four of them bit me from behind without warning. Most of the aggressive barking dogs can be kept at bay by simply looking them in the eye and backing away while growling back at them. Oh, and pepper spray in the nose works too!
 July 25, 2014 at 12:05pm
I’m a cop with several flea bag motels in my beat and I disagree with the lawyer on this one. Cops should not have been the first ones to go in there. If the motel called me because dogs were barking in a room I would tell them to handle it themselves, barking dogs is not a crime and if anything a violation of the terms of Motel 6. If Motel 6 called me back and reported malnourished dogs, well maybe I would have to do something.
Some of the motel managers in my area will call occasionally asking us to “trespass” (kick them out) the guests because they broke the rules. Usually making too much noise in the middle of the night or having other people in the room who didn’t pay. I always tell them its a civil matter and I’ll stand by and keep the peace while THEY tell the guest to pack up and leave. If the guest doesn’t want to leave, tough luck. The motel took their money, don’t ask the government to be your muscle if it doesn’t work out. Of course if they overstay the days they paid for, its get out or go to jail!
Then why is pushing a cop a deathwish if it is only a 'misdemeanor.'
 July 25, 2014 at 11:38am
Actually its, “am I being detained?” The police can certainly detain you, and use reasonable force to do so, during an investigation.
June 30, 2014 at 3:52pm
So you post a video of a female patrol officer, not on a swat team, having a negligent discharge. This video is 20 years old, and was shown to me in the police academy 10 years ago, along with the cop shooting himself in the foot in a classroom. If you somehow think that this is evidence that police “usually” run around with their fingers on the trigger, or that nobody in the military has negligent discharges then you sir, with all due respect, are delusional.
June 30, 2014 at 3:42pm
So you post a 20 year old video of a female officer having a negligent discharge, a video that was shown to me in the police academy 10 years ago. That’s your evidence that most police officers run around with their fingers on the trigger? Like I said, BS.
June 29, 2014 at 11:15pm
show us one?? i call bs…
May 30, 2014 at 8:22pm
Krokodile isn’t going to be a problem here like it is in Russia and here’s why. The main ingredient is Codine, which is sold over the counter in Russia. Here in the USA its harder to get a hold of because you need a prescription.
[-2] May 13, 2014 at 1:22am
You have to read other news sources to get the whole story. Of course the blaze posts confusing headlines, as usual. “Shooting involving an officer” they want you to think that maybe police shot something that made the house blow up, when the truth is that an officer was dispatched to a disturbance and was ambushed and murdered as soon as he showed up. And of course is wasn’t “moments” after the shooting. Enough time passed between the shooting and the house blowing up for the news helicopter to launch and get there and swat team to show up. Stupid sensational blaze/Jason Howerton
Just called, all lines are busy, I left a very stern and firm message for Lil Nickie, I let him know that We the People are pissed!!!
I understand and share the sentiments but that's just going to cause the kid more trouble.
Here is his E-Mail as well. firstname.lastname@example.org
March 5, 2014 at 8:43pm
Yea, chasing a recently released violent felon who shot someone as soon as he got out of prison sounds like a violation of constitutional rights…….Who’s the POS here?
 February 28, 2014 at 12:25pm
Lots of idiots in this story. First the vet is an idiot for thinking he can bully his way in with the dog and that the police will back him up. Second the restaurant owner is an idiot for caving as soon as the vet called a cop. Just because the person you’re having a disagreement with calls the cops doesn’t mean that they are right. Third, some idiot at the news station thinks this is a story. And forth: Some idiot at the blaze thought this was worth re-posting, along with the “outrageous” headline. The only one not holding an idiot card is the cop! He called the district attorney’s office and got counsel from somebody who is more familiar with the law than he was, and then cleared the call a civil matter.
Does anyone think if the cop had forced the restaurant owner to let the dog inside that Liz Klimas wouldn’t have written a story with an “OUTRAGEOUS” headline about a “thug cop” violating the rights of the business owner?