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URGENT: White House Petition for Police Shootings Database INone Exists!)

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  • Independent
    Tampa Bay, FL
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    SIGNATURES NEED ASAP. SIGN AND SPREAD THE WORD ON TWITTER, FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM, EVERYWHERE... We need 150 today and tomorrow for the White House petition request to be posted to the public. One thing we learned from the Ferguson policing affair is that there is no national database of police shooting incidents. No one can be certain how many times, where, when, why American state and local police and sheriffs fire their weapons on and off duty. We know nothing about the victims, the rationale, the demographics -- nothing. I am petitioning the President to create a national police shooting database. Please read my petition premise at www.wh.gov/lhfZp and SIGN THE PETITION electronically. Ultimately, we need 100,000 by October 3rd for the White House to take action. Please Go VIRAL to everyone and do so every day for the next month. wh.gov/lhfZp
  • Democrat
    Missouri
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    There is a database within the DOJ and FBI, however, it is questionable on shootings and crime statistics. It definitely does not give the answers you and most others would like to see. Reading the data collection efforts at the national level provides you with information on how the data is collected. All the data collected from law enforcement around the country "volunteers" the asked for data. I don't why this is for some reasons maybe society doesn't want to know about poor old Barney Fife flinging his pistol around and accidentally shoots himself or someone else. There are mistakes made even by the best of professionals, so for that reason law enforcement may either provide accurate numbers or they will not. It used to be held true for any Police Officer to keep a counted number of bullets and if lost or used requires forms to be filled out. I don't know how truthful that is today. How would anybody count the shootings that take place illegally, I'm clueless. Of course, you will realize not all police are outstanding citizens that only tell the truth. To identify all the shootings that take place would be meaningless and only contribute to more crime hiding the truth. Like Col, Jessup said in the movie, "You can't handle the truth". I am sure nobody in America could handle the truth of all shootings in America by law enforcement. The most outrageous happening would be the funding to enact such a measure and getting a nonworking Congress to consider a vote for it's progress.

    Forecast: This issue is going nowhere!
  • Independent
    Ft.myers, FL
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    DarnOldMan Wrote: SIGNATURES NEED ASAP. SIGN AND SPREAD THE WORD ON TWITTER, FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM, EVERYWHERE... We need 150 today and tomorrow for the White House petition request to be posted to the public. One thing we learned from the Ferguson policing affair is that there is no national database of police shooting incidents. No one can be certain how many times, where, when, why American state and local police and sheriffs fire their weapons on and off duty. We know nothing about the victims, the rationale, the demographics -- nothing. I am petitioning the President to create a national police shooting database. Please read my petition premise at www.wh.gov/lhfZp and SIGN THE PETITION electronically. Ultimately, we need 100,000 by October 3rd for the White House to take action. Please Go VIRAL to everyone and do so every day for the next month. wh.gov/lhfZp
    Sorry we don't need statistics; neither the second amendment; more paper facts will not reduce any killings; lunatics of all kinds will keep shooting; uniforms or no uniforms. It is a national sickness,which only can be cured by very strict gun control laws and real application of such law; not just a paper chase.