Robbers Posing As Police Raid Home In Florida

BY Herschel Smith
2 years, 1 month ago

News From Florida:

A man, woman and cable repair worker were tied up as two young children witnessed two armed men raid a home in Miami-Dade on Sunday afternoon, police said.

Jennifer Capote, with the Miami-Dade Police Department, said a Comcast cable worker was inside the home at 2203 NW 104th Terrace doing repairs when the robbers, claiming to be Miami police and dressed in body armor, stormed into the home about 3:30 p.m.

Police said the intruders tied up the cable man, mother and father as their children, ages 3 and 12, looked on.

Police said the men got away with jewelry and about $500 in cash.

A neighbor’s surveillance captured the moments leading up to the violent robbery.

“There were two gentlemen that came out of the car and came through over here dressed up as cops,” neighbor Glenda Mendez said. “This neighborhood has never had any problems or any issues going on. It is very scary.”

For those of you who are LEOs, do you understand?  Does this ring any bells with you as home owners and family members?  Does it make any sense to you that this is number 18,399 on the list of reasons not to conduct home raids, even if they are intended to find evidence of wrong-doing?

Well, does it?  I hope a LEO weighs in, because it’s crystal clear to me and most readers.  In addition to your felt need to “go home safely at the end of your shift,” we have an equivalent need to be safe in our own homes, to prevent flash-bang grenades from being thrown into our toddler’s cribs, to prevent your reflexively shooting our family dogs, and to prevent street thugs like this from raiding our homes under the guise of being police officers.

You see, we can’t just lay down and let people screaming “police, police, get the fuck on the floor, police, police” … come into our homes without countering those efforts with close quarters battle.  Because they may not be police.  And even if they are, does it matter whether a criminal from the streets shoots up my home or a criminal with a badge and gun throws a flash-bang at my wife or child?  The end result is the same, yes?

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  1. On February 27, 2017 at 7:47 am, Duke Norfolk said:

    Amen.

    There’s something in this article that’s been a pet peeve of mine. This habit of referring to scumbags of all types as “gentlemen” and “ladies”, it really irks me. Why does this seem to be a prevalent practice? Stop it people! Call them the scumbags and thugs that they are, don’t demean the titles.

  2. On February 27, 2017 at 12:14 pm, Archer said:

    Yep. Scumbags and thugs become “gentlemen” and “ladies.”

    You and I — and every other liberty-minded American — become “right-wing nuts”.

    We’re witnessing a re-defining of the language to match The Narrative(TM), the development of Orwellian Newspeak in real life. Call it out accordingly.

  3. On February 28, 2017 at 1:37 pm, DAN III said:

    Archer,

    “….re-defining the narrative. Yep:

    Rifle now “assault weapon”.

    Homosexual now “gay”.

    Negro now “African-American”.

    And there are a multitude of other re-definitions besides the above.

  4. On February 27, 2017 at 12:59 pm, Frank_in_Spokane said:

    I don’t think no-knock raids are going away anytime soon. Not as long as there’s all them civil assets waiting to be forfeitured.

    [NOTE: DJT is a supporter of civil asset forfeiture. As well as the war on drugs. So we have our work cut out for us.]

  5. On February 27, 2017 at 3:40 pm, Jack Crabb said:

    I’m not certain that the average magic-blue-costumed thugs are capable of the rational thought processes required to answer your question, Herschel.

    After all, pigs gotta pig…

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