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    Cop Killer Family to Sheriff: Apologize or we'll sue

    It ceases to amaze me the depths that our society has sunken to when we allow shit like this to even pollute a preliminary court docket.

    The attorney for the family of a man who shot and killed a Weld County Sheriff’s deputy demanded an apology from Sheriff John Cooke for the killing of the gunman and said the family’s threat of a lawsuit is “not about the money.”

    Asked Thursday if he would write a letter of apology, Cooke simply stated: “No.”

    Denver attorney Michael Evans sent a notice early this week to Cooke and to the Greeley and Evans police departments warning that Rueben Reyes’ family could file a civil lawsuit for $250,000 plus punitive damages unless they could reach a settlement.
    More at link...including the lawyer's contact info. Let him know what you think.

    Gunman’s family sends letter to sheriff: Apologize and we won’t sue | Greeley Tribune
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    I think its time to write a "nice" letter to this scumbag of an attorney. The replies to the article are all for the officers and against this ambulance chasing POS lawyer.
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    Unbelievable! Thats all I can say, other than that I am speechless!

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    Unreal. Where's the apology from this shitbag's family to the Officer's family? F*ck them and the horse they rode in on.

    Link to this posted on Fb, and I also emailed it to a very fair and Pro-LE national radio talk show. This needs spread far and wide.
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    I think the parents of the POS should be writing a letter of apology to the nation for raising a murdering waste of skin. Then they should all get sterilized.
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    CPR for 3 gun shot wounds? His e-mail and phone are posted on the firm's site. I agree. A conference call "apology" is in order. No words for the bulllshit.
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    A new low for the attorney profession which is not easily achieved considering the number of practitioners of that faith that slither on their stomachs.
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    This just went up on our Facebook page for comment. Absolutely unreal.

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    Worthless person right there, both the shooter and the lawyer. Borderline on the same level.

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    "I'm sorry that your relative is a fucking douchebag who forced my officers to kill him and cause them to have nightmares for the next several years because of it"

    /end lawsuit

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    Fukketh themmeth.

    18-3-207. Criminal extortion - aggravated extortion.

    (1) A person commits criminal extortion if:
    (a) The person, without legal authority and with the intent to induce another person against that other person's will to perform an act or to refrain from performing a lawful act, makes a substantial threat to confine or restrain, cause economic hardship or bodily injury to, or damage the property or reputation of, the threatened person or another person; and
    (b) The person threatens to cause the results described in paragraph (a) of this subsection (1) by:
    (I) Performing or causing an unlawful act to be performed; or
    (II) Invoking action by a third party, including but not limited to, the state or any of its political subdivisions, whose interests are not substantially related to the interests pursued by the person making the threat.
    (1.5) A person commits criminal extortion if the person, with the intent to induce another person against that other person's will to give the person money or another item of value, threatens to report to law enforcement officials the immigration status of the threatened person or another person.
    (2) A person commits aggravated criminal extortion if, in addition to the acts described in subsection (1) of this section, the person threatens to cause the results described in paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of this section by means of chemical, biological, or harmful radioactive agents, weapons, or poison.
    (3) For the purposes of this section, "substantial threat" means a threat that is reasonably likely to induce a belief that the threat will be carried out and is one that threatens that significant confinement, restraint, injury, or damage will occur.
    (4) Criminal extortion, as described in subsections (1) and (1.5) of this section, is a class 4 felony. Aggravated criminal extortion, as described in subsection (2) of this section, is a class 3 felony.

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    Quote Originally Posted by countybear View Post
    Fukketh themmeth.
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    What I loved was the comments backing the Department. Had that happened in Baton Rouge there would have been tons of people bashing the P.D. Loved the support for the fallen officer and his family
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    Dear Family,
    I'm sorry a deputy lost his life and his family has to suffer.
    I'm sorry your son was a POS, but it's okay now that he's not stealing oxygen from the rest of us.
    I'm sorry an ambulance chaser gave you bad advice.
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    They wanted CPR, eh?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MacLean View Post
    They wanted CPR, eh?

    Never read the Choirboys, any of 'em?
    Their lawyer doesn't appear to be literate, why should the POS's family be?
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    I can't believe what some people think we owe them. Absolutely worthless.
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    Not about the money but you put a price tag on it...yah right
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    Despicable to a degree that I have no words to describe.
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    Unbelieveable.

    I'd countersue.....for the gas used in the pursuit to chase him, the man hours paid to all involved in investigation,and the bullets used to take him out (from both guns). And, this REALLY isn't about the money.
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