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AR: Cop kills dog during sex offender compliance check at wrong home

[ – 11/17/20]

Officer James Freeman of Greenbrier, Arkansas was doing a sex offender compliance check on private property when the homeowner’s dog barked at him. So Freeman shot the dog.

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Arkansas police detective shoots family dog while doing a compliance check AT THE WRONG ADDRESS!! 😡😡😡

According to the comments in the article, the cop was already cleared of any wrongdoing. Which is to be expecting considering that what happened with Breonna Taylor. How can the system continue brushing these kind of things off as it’s no big deal? This country has shit for justice.

I know most people wouldn’t agree with me , but if he shot my dog, I would kick his ass up and down the street, exspecially after he went to the wrong address give me a break. Jail or no jail, I would of hurt him really bad, to where he would never make that mistake again ever.

I completely agree with you.

I care about any dog a hell of a lot more than I do anyone who has anything to do with the Hit Lists. These MFing criminal regimes and their law enforcement criminals have been harming my family for decades. Why should I give the first f*ck about what happens to them? Really?

I appreciate you very much, Bobby S, especially for all your great reporting on things in Michigan…but, let us be honest, let us be real…if you made any serious move against the officer, plain clothes, he would have killed you…he killed a dog, he’d kill you.

And people would congratulate him.

We, more than any other citizens, (sort of citizens more accurately said), have to be careful in regards to…everything. Sorry, just the truth. I value you too much to lose you over a dog.

Best Wishes & Stay Healthy, James I

The fact is is in plain clothes give you all the defense you need to “stand your ground”


So, are you saying that because the deputy was in plain clothes (with a badge on chain around his neck but undiscernable from a distance), driving an unmarked vehicle, and did not ID himself as LE (at least in the video), the dog owner could have shot/killed the deputy without repercussion through “stand your ground” after he fired upon the dog?

It looks like at least 50-60 ft between the dog and the truck, so the dog’s dangerousness (if any) could have been mitigated.

From that distance you cannot tell anything, but someone is discharging a weapon in harm. One cannot tell it is a police officer. That thing around his neck could be “bling” from fare away. Self defense. Case closed.

Thanks @Timmmy. I had the same thought when I read your reply but wanted to confirm.

How can this happen? Ask SCOTUS, since it’s they who have given LEOs (un)qualified immunity. There are hundreds, if not thousands, of cases where cops shot have shot and killed someone but the courts let it go because of the split-second decision-making the LEO must do. Here’s a thought, how about hiring ones who can make better decisions and not the ones who can’t wait to use that new firearm?!?

How utterly infuriating. Hopefully these people successfully sue and hound that cop for the rest of his life, shaming him at every opportunity. What a sick, sadistic…ugh!

And how must the registrant feel? What a shame.

Yes, you *know* the RC will be blamed for the dog getting shot.

This pos needs to be prosecuted for his being trigger happy with a bloated ego. No damn it was a mistake he killed someone’s dog because he had false information and needs to be held accountable.

I heard the same thing has happened when they were doing compliance checks at homes of felons with repeat DWI, Domestic Violence in view of children and drug dealers near school property… oh, wait..

They don’t do compliance checks on those people for some odd reason! Further, Registry Supporters/Terrorists are just fine with people who have shot children with guns living right next door to schools. They are fine with shooters in schools!! But they think everyone is as stupid as they are and will believe their lies that “sex offenders” shouldn’t be living here, there, or wherever because of “public safety” and “protecting children”. Uh, nope, they are liars. The sex offense registries are for harassment and to make people $$$$$. It is quite the grift.

So now the dead dog is also collateral damage as a result of this misguided crusade.

“Promoting public safety….”

Utterly speechless.

This isn’t funny at all but for some reason I can’t stop laughing at this stupid azz cop who was so focused on victimizing a registrant that he didn’t even double-check the address or wait till he had a visual on the person in question.
No instead he walks on someone’s private property and shoots their dog. I bet that wasn’t the first time he went by that house and was scard off by that dog
so he came back to teach that sex offender and his stupid dog a lesion.

Good luck

He got the right trailer park, but the wrong trailer. The cop saw the dog and, using bias, assumed he had it as protection. The dog was probably doing nothing more than barking from defending his turf, so cop “feels threatened” and kills dog out of spite/malice trying to goad the guy into an altercation so cop could SHOOT HIM TOO.

These laws are beyond unnecessary, the cop was an idiot and society remains brainwashed and willfully ignorant.

We need more REAL HERO cops like Christopher Dorner to come out of the woodwork to hold pigs like this accountable. The public can only stand so much.

Dorner was a homicidal psychopath and the frantic manhunt for him highlights the prevalence of trigger happy nervous nellies and glory seeking wanna be heroes among the rank and file.

Skip to Truck Misidentifications

This country is over!

“Duh chief, I was out on patrol while I was told I need to do a compliance check on them people. While I was at the address a doggy was barking at me scaring me and I fired a shot. I don’t read or comprehend to well; so not my fault I ended up at the wrong house. Please be easy on me.”

Cops can kill innocent people, sexually abuse people, murder animals and get away with it. These asshats need to be held accountable for their crimes and get more than a demotion to desk duty.

Instigator needs to be charged with animal cruelty especially if he was at the right address before; yet shot the dog anyway.

Makes you wonder what the actual registered person is thinking right now? Maybe how he can protect himself against being shot like the dog at some point in the future?

Wonder if there is any law in that jurisdiction against registrants from putting up security fences around their property to protect themselves from rogues with trigger fingers?

Do you think there could be such a law? In a free country like America? I hope not. Personally, I think all PFRs should put a wall or fence around their property. If it is not feasible for the entire property, then closer in around the home. If you don’t live in a place where that works, move. It is not just to keep you and your family from being murdered by LE. It is to keep you from being murdered by anyone. I’m sure you know that a lot of PFRs have been attacked and murdered at their homes.… Read more »

But wait (he says, tongue in cheek)… If they can do the compliance checks without our participation, then doesn’t it follow that they should be able to gather all the registry information from the get-go without our participation? What, you ask? Really, does anyone really think that the authorities don’t already have the technology to gather all this information about us on their own? If the credit bureaus can tell you every detail about my life without any input from me, then I assume LEOs can do the same with very little effort. Don’t get me wrong – I’m not… Read more »

I’ve been saying for probably 20 years that the Hit List have zero chance of even being considered as possibly legitimate or acceptable unless some things are done: 1. All other Registries are created. There must be 100+ more Registries. Or just have one giant Registry and list all records on there. I don’t care which. 2. PFRs are not required to do anything at all. They are not required to give any information to anyone. The criminal regimes must collect it themselves. In order to support their lies about “monitoring” people they have to fake “verify” the information anyway,… Read more »

Exactly. We shouldn’t have to do a damn thing. If they want to maintain their naughty lists, the onus should be on them. We are supposedly free citizens, right? Free citizens don’t have to jump through the hoops that we have to.

I believe the real point of making us help them is so they have traps set out for us. It’s another way to trip us up and throw us back into the system if we fail to comply with any of the numerous, onerous, and often confusing requirements.

@ Will: ” PFRs have no restrictions in any way.” We do and you know that.

@ Worried: Yeah, “we” know that “they” know where we live. They have to justify their budget somehow. I once asked the sheriffs office why he had to visit me once a month as I am on supervision and DCS visits me twice a month; he said it was a federal law. I asked him which law, he had no answer. None the less, the last time the sheriff has seen me was over a year ago and has even stopped calling me. DCS has dropped their in person verification to once a month and succumbed the rest to phone/video… Read more »

For future reference, when an LE or parole/probation officer tells you what the law says, half the time it’s a lie and the other half a misrepresentation. Every third blue moon they might be honest and accurate, but that’s rare enough to call it never.

He knew what he was doing and could get away with it without issue (damn qualified immunity). He was nonchalant (to say the least) about it with no remorse as seen in the video when he went about his business even after the shooting. No matter his thinking, he could have got back into his truck, protected himself, and talked to the guy through an open window to determine if he was where he needed to be and the dog would be still alive. That’s what he could have done if he truly felt threatened instead of pulling a weapon… Read more »

This story cuts my soul for a few reasons: 1) The blatant disregard for life displayed by the officer. 2) The gut-wrenching loss experienced by the family whose dog was mercilessly taken from them. 3) For twenty years prior to my crime, I was affiliated with Adopt-A-Dog in Connecticut and New York. I helped place dozens of doggies into loving homes. And I had as many as six adoptees of my own at one time. So, to see such a callous act against an innocent life is uber-disturbing. I now live in California and in September I had to sign… Read more »

We need to compile a database of every officer that is involved with compliance checks so the public can be informed of the frightening and high risk they pose on the community.

I would have no issues returning the favor and making his kids fatherless.

That’s an easy gut reaction for a keyboard warrior, but when you think it through, I’m pretty sure it would do a great deal more harm than good for all involved. It’s what you call Lose/Lose.
Instead I’d recommend the registered community chip in to buy that family a new puppy.

This “ Keyboard warrior” as you put it has been in a fire fight or two, seen people that have been tortured, and has had to fire on others to save myself. So stick your comments somewhere I bet your sitting on right now!

You seem rather defensive and hostile. Clearly I struck a nerve.

Relax, Francis. This isn’t the place to advocate making anyone’s kids fatherless.

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