Grand Rapids Police Department Point Weapons At 11-Year Old

BY Herschel Smith
1 year, 5 months ago

WKYC.com:

The description of the suspect at the time was a 40-year-old woman.

Officers determined that the suspect had fled the scene, and their investigation led them to another house on the Westside of Grand Rapids. As they set up a perimeter, two women and the 11-year-old walked out of the house. Police said the two women looked to be about 40.

Officers pointed their guns at all three individuals as they determined if any of them were the suspect. The guns were lowered and the girl was patted down and handcuffed while police determined if the knife from the stabbing had been passed off to her.

According to police, the girl was handcuffed for two minutes then the cuffs were removed and she was detained in the back of a police cruiser for 10 minutes with the other women.

After this, GRPD officers reached the conclusion that the two women and the girl were not the suspect involved in the stabbing. All three were then released.

Sergeant Cathy Williams of the GRPD said, “At no time was anyone thrown nor was any force used other than the detention with handcuffs.”

After this incident, a complaint was filed on behalf of the 11-year-old with the GRPD who then opened an internal investigation.

The Grand Rapids PD make it sound so reasonable and peaceful, don’t they?  Having coffee and crumpets with the ladies, were they not?

No, they were not.  They were pointing deadly weapons at them.  So what the GRPD wants you to accept is that it’s okay for cops to go on a rambling, disorganized, discombobulated, knuckleheaded search for someone, they know not whom, point weapons at innocent ladies, touch and search a little girl, handcuff her, and detain her unlawfully.  Because cops.  And that’s all you need to know.

And this could have been your wife or daughter.  Is that okay with you?

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  1. On December 13, 2017 at 9:00 am, Fred said:

    Don’t worry, an internal investigation is already underway. All will be well. I was just pointing my weapon at 11 years old girls last Sunday. The church did an internal investigation and we all had a great big laugh about it.

  2. On December 13, 2017 at 12:07 pm, revjen45 said:

    Well, all the pigs went home safe and that’s all that matters, right?

  3. On December 13, 2017 at 2:54 pm, Sean said:

    What would be okay with me is unprintable and unsayable, here, or anywhere else. I do not advocate treating such people as Christians might.

  4. On December 13, 2017 at 3:26 pm, Ray said:

    For years a group of seven Bardstown Kentucky “officers” kidnaped little girls. Some as young as twelve. So that they could gang rape them. They would instruct that family’s that talking meant death. When one mother went to the state police they sent two “troopers” who promptly got in on the action. After being caught they all made full signed confessions. The Judge dismissed all charges and the “officers” were sent back to work, WITH BACK PAY. Without a reprimand of any kind. The ENTIRE department was later fired when the feds stepped in and found evidence of THOUSNDS of felony crimes. Only one Cop was ever charged. He was an enforcer for the Mexican MAFIA—-She got off lucky.

  5. On December 13, 2017 at 5:35 pm, The Gray Man said:

    Yes, there are LOTS of Americans who would be ok with this.

    But I don’t see the issue. The cops went home after their shift. That is the ONLY thing that matters.

  6. On December 13, 2017 at 6:35 pm, Randolph Scott said:

    This crap will continue and get worse until We the People stand up and unelect the assholes in office, impeach and remove Judges who protect the over reaching .le and install PD Chiefs who want police officers not military wannabes and thugs in their departments.

    If this fails to get the results then we should consider Thomas Jefferson’s words, “The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.”

  7. On December 13, 2017 at 7:27 pm, Check said:

    The prez or governor or mayor or citizens or nra need to address rules of engagement. Uk-Ireland had some.

    https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2004/nov/17/military.usa

    Also citizens need to address how to deal with law enforcement, it is not “comply” by default, it is “it depends”.

  8. On December 13, 2017 at 9:35 pm, DAN III said:

    There are no good cops.

  9. On December 13, 2017 at 9:44 pm, wendy said:

    Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zb98iS4ic6I

  10. On December 13, 2017 at 9:56 pm, CB said:

    Will Grigg called them heroic tax-feeders among other things.
    Thanks to you Herschel Smith, WRSA, and a few others for continuing to expose the police state.

  11. On December 14, 2017 at 6:37 am, The Walkin' Dude said:

    Heh, when they say “Need a cop? Call a crackhead.” It makes sense now. After the cop fucks your life up, you can promise the crackhead a rock to Jason Ellis the coproach.

  12. On December 14, 2017 at 7:40 pm, Stetssel said:

    LOL. Constant “oh those horrible police!!!” You people are completely clueless. Wanna guess what I took out of the back of the pants of a six-year old? A cocked .32 cal revolver his mama had shoved in there to hide it when she heard me coming around the corner. A COCKED REVOLVER – IN YOUR CHILDS PANTS! You people live in a world of ignorance and stupidity. It is very very sad.

  13. On December 15, 2017 at 12:02 am, Herschel Smith said:

    @Stetssel,

    Response:

    http://www.captainsjournal.com/2017/12/15/wanna-guess-what-i-took-out-of-the-back-of-the-pants-of-a-six-year-old-a-cocked-32-cal-revolver-his-mama-had-shoved-in-there/

  14. On December 15, 2017 at 1:39 am, Grog said:

    Your comparison doesn’t hold any more water than a colander, Stessel, did you even read the story? How many dogs did you shoot this year?

  15. On December 15, 2017 at 2:27 am, DAN III said:

    Stettsel,

    Nope. I am FAR from “clueless”. When seconds count a cop is only minutes (many minutes) away.

    If we did away with badged thugs AND district attorneys the country would be a better place.

    There are no good cops.

  16. On December 15, 2017 at 9:43 pm, joe said:

    @dan iii

    that’s bs and you know it…there are a lot of good cops out…that’s like saying everyone named dan iii is a moron…most cops believe in your right to carry…believe in your right to protect yourself…they do a job most of you wouldn’t/couldn’t do…so don’t lump all of them in your make believe little world that all are bad because they aren’t all bad…

  17. On December 16, 2017 at 3:39 pm, DAN III said:

    Joe@2143,

    “that’s bs and you know it….”

    Well, thank you very much telling me what I know or don’t know. How mighty white of you. As there are no good cops it appears one authority agrees with me, Doctor Robert Higgs. He explains:

    “The good/bad cop question can be disposed of decisively. We need only to consider the following:

    i. Every cop has agreed, as part of his job, is enforce laws; all of them.

    ii. Many of the laws are manifestly unjust, or even cruel and wicked.

    iii. Therefore, every cop has agreed to act as an ENFORCER (emphasis mine) of laws that are manifestly unjust, or even cruel or wicked.

    There are no good cops.”

    So Joe@2143, if you can pry yourself away from conjuring up more ad hominems from that cop-sucker mentality you have, to dispense at my expense, consider opening your statist mind to the essay contained at:

    https://fee.org/resources/there-are-no-good-cops/

    Cops are simply organized crime and the enforcers (“LEO”….how apt) for that syndicate called “government”. In conclusion….

    There are no good cops OR cop defenders (cop-suckers).

  18. On December 16, 2017 at 7:34 pm, Jack Crabb said:

    Joe, you might want to get a clue. It may take a clue by four. This ain’t your Dad’s paradigm anymore, Skippy.

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