2012-02-02 / Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: Recently, two police officers allegedly shot civilians because they felt their lives were in danger. Do you feel their actions were justified? Why or why not?
Compiled by Bill O’Neill




“It depends. They just shoot to kill — and I don’t think they should do that. They can subdue someone without killing them.” Monte Williams, Canarsie “It depends. They just shoot to kill — and I don’t think they should do that. They can subdue someone without killing them.” Monte Williams, Canarsie

“The police don’t protect and serve. They make things worse; use their guns when there is no need to. They have tazers and things to neutralize the person. Don’t get me wrong — there are good cops that will help out.” Dale Spencer, Canarsie “The police don’t protect and serve. They make things worse; use their guns when there is no need to. They have tazers and things to neutralize the person. Don’t get me wrong — there are good cops that will help out.” Dale Spencer, Canarsie

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