Police dog left in car

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by hstout1143, Aug 31, 2012.

  1. hstout1143

    hstout1143 Well-Known Member

    Jan 3, 2012
    California
  2. Crpdeth

    Crpdeth Well-Known Member

    Apr 23, 2002
    Location location
    I've heard (while being aware that you could hear anything) that a police dog is considered a LEO and if you kill it, in the eyes of the law, you've killed a police officer. Not sure how true all of that is, but I feel for him if they do indeed deem that Mr Mathis handled him wrong.
     

  3. Sig Willy

    Sig Willy Well-Known Member

    Jul 10, 2012
    Texas
    Poor fella, he don't deserve it.
     
  4. Double D

    Double D Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 16, 2009
    North Florida
    Uggg..this really pi$$es me off!
     
  5. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    Australia
    i think we've 6 or 7 children dead in the past few years from asian folks who leave their kids in cars while gambling .. now the casino's patrol the car parks etc

    but leaving a pet in a car will get you 5 years at least here .. the asians get about the same
     
  6. Double D

    Double D Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 16, 2009
    North Florida
    I think it should be an eye for an eye for that crime...you leave a helpless child or animal to die locked up, you die locked up the same way......
     
  7. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    Australia
  8. Rocketman1

    Rocketman1 Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2010
    Columbus, Ohio
  9. zkovach

    zkovach Well-Known Member

    Oct 7, 2009
    Michigan
    I was sitting here wondering where where's al sharpton in all this.... Then I read further and saw it was a yellow lab. Poor little guy gets no support..

    On a serious note I'm shocked how anyone can be so negligent with a hound.
     
  10. steve4102

    steve4102 Former Guest

    Jan 27, 2006
    Minnesota
    It's called LEO Arrogance!
     
  11. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2012
    Unfortunately the police departments look at the dog's like tools. As an example,if a criminal is trying to kill a police dog the police officer can not kill the crminal becausen the dog is only a tool. Unfortunatley dog's die due to being kept in hot police cars quite often and it is despicable.

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    Last edited: Sep 2, 2012
  12. rogertc1

    rogertc1 Member

    404
    Apr 11, 2012
    Ioea
    I live in Iowa and had not seen this on any local news sources. Bet they gloss over this incident and nothing will happen. But if it were a non-cop...watch out.
     
  13. gun runner

    gun runner Former Guest

    Nov 23, 2011
    South Texas
    That is sad, can you imagine the suffering the poor dog had to go through its last minutes of life? Thats a shame! Whoever left the poor animal inside the car needs to be charged with animal cruelty and hauled off to jail but since it was a cop then the law isnt going to do anything to the person because he IS the law. :mad:
     
  14. Awtoman

    Awtoman Well-Known Member

    977
    Jan 22, 2011
    From Michigan
    It is simple. If you or I do it, it is a crime. If a LEO does it, it's an "accident".



    Tom
     
  15. gun runner

    gun runner Former Guest

    Nov 23, 2011
    South Texas
    Exactly
     
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