Your reporter (Gina Loudon) slanted the Hawthorne, Calif., incident in her writing [“Graphic: Outrage erupts over cops killing dog”].
I viewed the tape you posted, and the officers were being attacked by the dog when it appears one officer first pepper sprayed the animal. This did not cause the dog to retreat. The dog again charged the officers. I would shot the dog, too, rather than being eaten by him. In wording the story, it doesn’t appear to me that the reporter gave a good factual representation of the facts. But, I guess that would not be as sensat ... continue reading »