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Old 08-12-2018, 06:18 PM   #1
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When all you have is a hammer mentality, everything looks like a nail!

Pay no attention to the label that says NOT Dangerous. The real story is if you don't know what it is, better 'blow it up'!


https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/08/...ing-equipment/

It had all the signs of an explosive device, authorities said.

A ring holding wires that ran to a cooler like box that was emitting a humming sound. There was also the word “dangerous” on a note on the packaging.

It was not until after the Alameda County Sheriff’s Bomb Squad blew it up Monday evening that it was determined not to be a bomb, but equipment used to measure the ozone layer that had been carried by a balloon.

The styrofoam box containing the equipment known as an ozonesonde and remains of its parachute landed about 5:20 p.m. Monday on Redwood Road near Grove Way. People who saw it called the California Highway Patrol. which after taking a look decided to call the bomb squad.

Sheriff’s Sgt. Ray Kelly said bomb squad members “saw components similar to something you might see in a real bomb, and felt it was in everyone’s best interests to detonate it.”

Some people in the area were told to evacuate while others were told to shelter in place.

After the bomb squad deputies detonated the box, they learned it contained measuring instruments for the ozone layer that had been launched by San Jose State University students.

Deputies also found more of the note on university letterhead where the word “not” had been separated from dangerous.

Question 1: So where were all the bomb sniffing dogs?
Question 2: So how else can we justify our paranoid police dept?


Attention all advanced civilizations (Space Aliens): If you ever send us people of Earth advanced technology, be sure to keep it away from the bomb squad.
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Old 08-12-2018, 06:30 PM   #2
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Re: When all you have is a hammer mentality, everything looks like a nail!

lol. Yea, what do you think those guys do otherwise? They're just sitting around WAITING to blow some shit up. On our dime.
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Old 08-12-2018, 08:59 PM   #3
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Re: When all you have is a hammer mentality, everything looks like a nail!

It seems there is a lack of good cops today. They all are ex-mil lieutenants that call an air strike on anything they can't handle.
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Old 08-16-2018, 09:43 PM   #4
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Re: When all you have is a hammer mentality, everything looks like a nail!

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It seems there is a lack of good cops today. They all are ex-mil lieutenants that call an air strike on anything they can't handle.
this is indefensible. I'll state for the record that LEO jobs are not easy and they get a lot of undeserved grieve, but Grannys's Lives MATTERS

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news...-knife-n901196

Etheridge responded along with two other officers Friday after an employee of a local Boys and Girls Club called 911 to report a woman with a knife was walking outside and would not leave.

"She's old so she can't get around too well, but," the employee said on the 911 recording. "Looks like she's walking around looking for something, like, vegetation to cut down or something. There's a bag, too."

When Al-Bishara didn't follow commands to drop her knife, Etheridge said, he tried to communicate with her by taking his own pocket knife and throwing it on the ground.

"If three police officers couldn't handle an 87-year-old woman, you might want to reconsider hanging up your badge," said Solomon Douhne, the woman's great-nephew.

Family members said Al-Bishara's spent about two hours at the Murray County jail before being released Friday and that she still has trouble sleeping and is nervous about going outside.

"She is OK," said Martha Douhne, a great-granddaughter. "She is still repeating the incident over in her mind and telling us she didn't mean for this to happen and apologizing that she didn't want to bring this on us. She is having trouble sleeping and is stressed."
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