Darrin Bell by Darrin Bell

Darrin Bell

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  1. r2varney

    r2varney said, about 12 hours ago

    But.. this grand jury was a farce, designed from the start to discredit the witnesses and provide the results required to save Wilsons butt. In the heat of the moment he got carried away.. But an “oops” would not do and the force has to protect its own.

  2. ironic eggbeater

    ironic eggbeater said, about 11 hours ago

    Seems like a good time to introduce universal recording of law enforcement encounters. Would encourage law enforcement to follow procedures they were trained to carry out and provide evidence, one way or the other, about who, if anyone was at fault in an encounter. Even a sound recorder turned on during the Ferguson encounter would have settled this whole controversy before it even started.

  3. ODon

    ODon said, about 11 hours ago

    @ironic eggbeater

    That would certainly help. So would a fair minded police force coupled with a fair minded public.

  4. mikefive

    mikefive said, about 11 hours ago

    @r2varney

    “But.. this grand jury was a farce, designed from the start to discredit the witnesses…”

    From what I’ve heard from lawyers that were interviewed that had looked at transcripts, there was quite a number that needed to be discredited. A glaring example is the one that said Mr. Wilson shot Mr. Brown in the back as Mr. Brown lay on the ground. Three autopsies could not confirm that.

  5. mikefive

    mikefive said, about 11 hours ago

    Amendment V.

    No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury…

  6. jack75287

    jack75287 said, about 11 hours ago

    Boy someone really has it out for the guy! If you can’t even get probable cause, how would you get a conviction?

  7. jack75287

    jack75287 said, about 10 hours ago

    @r2varney

    No your wrong, the evidence shows that Brown attacked Wilson while Wilson was still seated in his car. Brown was going for Wilson’s gun & that is when Brown’s thumb was shot off, it is how Brown’s blood was inside Wilson’s car and on his paints leg, that was when the witnesses stories came apart. Very early on in the investigation.
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    I know you didn’t hear any of this, I did not till the other day when the ruling was released. The media did not cover it, we are in a yellow journalist era, that is why you need to listen to a lot of different sources and do not call any man guilty over any jury.

  8. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, about 10 hours ago

    It would have been nice to have had some cross examination of the officer and of the witnesses, under oath.

  9. pirate227

    pirate227 said, about 10 hours ago

    When the Prosecutor is acting as the Defense, well you get what we just saw.

  10. mhmercer

    mhmercer GoComics PRO Member said, about 9 hours ago

    ….and the Grand Jury determined that there was no probable cause to prosecute. Where is the problem?

  11. r2varney

    r2varney said, about 9 hours ago

    @jack75287

    No your wrong, the evidence shows that Brown attacked Wilson while Wilson was still seated in his car. Brown was going for Wilson’s gun & that is when Brown’s thumb was shot off, it is how Brown’s blood was inside Wilson’s car and on his paints leg,
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    That part I do not disagree with.. But the facts are at some point Brown was moving away.. and Wilson got out of the safety of his cruiser to chase Brown. Shooting as Brown ran, The evidence presented implies Brown turned around to face Wilson.. Did he charge?? How far did he charge before Wilson dropped him? That.. is the fundamental question.

    Blood (from the shot thumb?) supposedly was found farther away than where Brown dropped. Could be.. or could be splatter or placed. It would not be the first time blood drops have been placed in an incriminating position to produce the desired results.

    And.. the desired results were from the start to exonerate one of their own.. right or wrong.

    And.. the desired results were from the start to exonerate one of their own.. right or wrong.My personal view is that Wilson experienced something common to rookie hunters.. commonly known as “buck fever”.. where with a surge of adrenalin a hunter will empty his riffle and never even come close to hitting his target.. Sadly Wilson did.

  12. retpost

    retpost said, about 8 hours ago

    Just do you handle a 300 lb bully.

  13. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, about 6 hours ago

    The whole Grand Jury concept is flawed in favor of the Prosecution. Imagine if it was in favor of the Defense? This time the Prosecutor acted like the Defense.

  14. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, about 6 hours ago

    A note: Wilson’s job as a cop was to ARREST Brown, for the robbery at the store- Brown matched the BOLO, not to run away or even stay in the car.. Backup was on the way, and there remains some question as to whether the shooting was the only option left, but from a LEGAL standpoint, the shooting was within policies on most departments (haven’t seen Ferguson’s particulars). Even if you’re big, a guy a lot bigger IS packing a weapon, himself.

  15. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, about 6 hours ago

    The point is to have a case in court, not get rid of it.

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