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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

A white Colorado police officer caught on video pulling a gun on a black man who was picking up trash outside his home has resigned, officials said Thursday.




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I'm surprised this kid is still alive this morning.

Typically you have to have to be armed to the teeth and have shot 3 cops to get them to show any restraint.

Oh, and be white.

#1 | Posted by MrSilenceDogood at 2019-05-21 06:00 AM | Reply

He will find a job at another LEO agency. They always do.

#2 | Posted by Nixon at 2019-05-21 06:50 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

They let him resign instead of firing his ass, allowing him to maintain a hire-able reputation in another area. Predictable.

#3 | Posted by Hagbard_Celine at 2019-05-21 08:17 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

I would resign too. You weren't meant to be a cop, mister. As an old soldier, I have to tell you that you have to look at the whole person before you draw.

#4 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2019-05-21 09:53 AM | Reply

some people just don't understand what REASONABLE SUSPICION is.
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#5 | Posted by ichiro at 2019-05-21 11:00 AM | Reply

Omg the video.... This is a very conservative portrait of the events.

I am also surprised they didn't gun him down.

#6 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2019-05-21 01:54 PM | Reply

That cop probably already has a job as a cop in a different town.

#7 | Posted by prius04 at 2019-05-21 08:22 PM | Reply

Hell, hie's on the fast track for orange adolf's personal detail.

#8 | Posted by zelkova at 2019-05-21 08:55 PM | Reply

Jesus Christ copper, you're in Colorado. Mellow out man.

#9 | Posted by bayviking at 2019-05-21 10:10 PM | Reply

Anyone who picks up trash needs to be awarded, not threatened with execution.

#10 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2019-05-22 09:42 AM | Reply

Smart cops know that guys like Atkinson know the neighborhood, care about it, and know all the thugs and those who don't belong, and they will give this info to the police when asked. Dumb cops have a hard time finding a Dunkin'. They will make mass arrests, just to get something to stick on anyone they pick up. The police have a hard job, one for which they get little respect and appreciation, thanks to Jerky Boy, who would probably pull his rod on his mother, if Moms looked a bit shady...

#11 | Posted by catdog at 2019-05-22 01:09 PM | Reply

Who knew Boazo was a cop?

#12 | Posted by aborted_monson at 2019-05-22 06:56 PM | Reply

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