Monday, April 12, 2021

Daunte Wright

 NPR: The shooting of Daunte Wright

In the days ahead, there will be much discussion of the officer's claim that she meant to use a Taser instead of her pistol and whether it was reasonable for the officers to believe that Mr. Wright was reaching for a weapon.

[Basic rules to follow when stopped by the police: always keep your hands in sight, follow their instructions, do not resist, avoid sudden movements. Ask their permission before doing anything that may deviate from those guidelines. Do nothing that may make them believe that they are in danger.]

At this point, we are dealing with first reports about what happened. Let's see what the investigation reveals.

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