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« Reply #30 on: February 17, 2019, 11:52:25 pm »

Bad warrant, I get that and the smile is going to come down as it should.

However, if this couple were law-abiding and had nothing to hide, they typically aren't going to be on the radar screen of the narcs in a huge metro like Houston.  Have there been any reliable accounts of who instigated the shooting?


"Immediately upon breaching the door," Acevedo said on Monday, "the officers came under fire from one or two suspects inside the house." But as he revealed during a press conference the next day, it was actually the police who fired first, killing what he described as "a very large pit bull that charged at that officer."  https://reason.com/blog/2019/01/30/the-cops-were-the-aggressors-in-this-wee




A law traditionally used to get cops off the hook could end up putting a narcotics officer who lied about deadly drug raid behind bars

“If you commit one felony, in this case, aggravated perjury, or tampering with a government document, and in the course of, or in furtherance of the commission of that first felony, you engage in conduct that is clearly dangerous to human life, and somebody dies, that’s felony murder."

“If he knew that that warrant had the force and effect of last week’s losing lotto ticket, and he’s at the front door getting ready to achieve entry, he’s no longer a cop. He’s a home invader with a badge and a gun.”

https://www.click2houston.com/news/kprc-2-legal-analyst-brian-wice-breaks-down-possible-charges-for-officers-in-drug-raid
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« Reply #31 on: February 19, 2019, 12:04:06 pm »

Houston police to end use of no-knock warrants, chief says
https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/Houston-police-to-end-use-of-no-knock-warrants-13626158.php


The officer accused of falsifying the no-knock warrant for the home invasion that killed Dennis Tuttle and Rhogena Nicholas retired last Friday, will be collecting pension.
https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Gerald-Goines-the-Houston-police-narcotics-13709866.php

https://abc13.com/man-says-2-officers-at-center-of-raid-terrorized-neighborhood/5169437/
https://newsmaven.io/pinacnews/police-brutality/houston-s-botched-police-raid-is-case-study-on-how-cops-spin-and-twist-the-truth-9XPOgXSi90GwaxPBIUfEFw/
https://reason.com/blog/2019/03/21/after-deadly-drug-raid-on-his-watch-hous
https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Aftermath-of-deadly-Harding-Street-drug-raid-13733254.php
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