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    Video from CT police crash that kills two

    Video of fatal crash that killed two teens released - The Connecticut Post Online


    cliffs: Two units returning from a call, video unit is going about 20 over, his partner comes by about 30-40 over and strikes two teenagers in an intersection. Story at link.

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    No lights or siren, at night, while going through a flashing intersection at a high rate of speed, and not even enroute to a call?

    That's going to get ugly.

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    Wow talk about poor decisions.
    No one has greater love than this, to lay down ones life for ones friends - John 15:13

    "The Wicked Flee When No Man Pursueth: But The Righteous Are Bold As A Lion".

    We lucky few, we band of brothers. For he who today sheds his blood with me shall be my brother.

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    That is awful.




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    Yeah not going to lie. That's going to be ugly.
    "If anything worthwhile comes of this tragedy, it should be the realization by every citizen that often the only thing that stands between them and losing everything they hold dear... is the man wearing a badge." -- Ronald Reagan, in the wake of the deaths of 4 CHP troopers in the Newhall Incident, 1970

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    I used to tell my trainees and other young people that I had a chance to mentor.....that there are mistakes for which you cannot afford to pay....from which you cannot recover.

    I know they probably didn't mean to cause such harm....but they didn't think....and now they are going to pay with their careers and one with his freedom.


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    I finally got to see the video, an email from our chief to everyone, saw it on my iphone, since my MDT won't play it......... He made it a point to advise everyone to watch this especially our younger officers. It does HAMMER home a point and like Car4 advised some things you cannot take back.
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    He's screwed. There's nothing justifiable with that.
    Pleasing nobody, one person at a time.

    That which does not kill me, better start fucking running.

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    Wow, you have to think ahead and be safe out there. That's really to bad.

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    This is a good reminder to share with all co-workers...
    To be a good Law Enforcement Officer you MUST know the law!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Al View Post
    This is a good reminder to share with all co-workers...

    +1

    For tmes when I do have to speed I don't hesitate to use my lights and siren. Much rather have to tell why I did then why I didn't. This is an unfortunate example of how horsing around can get out of hand and fast. I'm sorry for the parents of the 2 kids that lost their lives.

 

 

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