Kentucky cops raid teenagers’ field party, kill girl who tried to escape
Deputy faces no charges after shooting girl 4 times.
Posted on November 12, 2014 by Site Staff in News
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HEBRON, KY — Police charged into a darkened field trying to arrest teenagers for consuming alcohol without government permission, and killed a young woman in the process.
Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy Tyler Brockman Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy Tyler Brockman
The deadly raid occurred in the early morning hours of Saturday, April 26th, 2014. After witnessing “cars full of juveniles” and “hear[ing] loud music and people screaming,” Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy Tyler Brockman radioed for “several patrol cars for assistance, as it seem[ed] like a large party with underage drinking was going on,” according to an official report.
Deputies responded in force and attempted to surround the party, which was taking place on a rural road in Hebron, Kentucky.
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Deputy Tyler Brockman will not face any consequences for killing Samantha Ramsey. In November 2014, a grand jury issued him a “no bill” and effectively cleared him from legal responsibility for his actions.
Brockman claimed that Ms. Ramsey tried to run him over and that he was the victim. According to his version of events, he clung to the hood of Ms. Ramsey’s car in an attempt to enforce the law upon the fleeing suspect. In doing so, he feared for his life and had to open fire with his pistol.
“The shots were fired not only to save his life, but also the pedestrians walking on the road and the officers currently just down the road initiating other arrests,” the police report stated.
Although Deputy Brockman asserted that he “had no choice” but to kill the girl, it is evident that she would be alive had the police not arrived at the party in the first place. Samantha Ramsey’s untimely death was needless; her life was taken as collateral damage in the government’s overbearing control over a beverage. Fatalities like this are guaranteed when the law encourages armed enforcers to interject themselves incessantly into the lives of citizens.
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ANTAGONIST: Over and above the stupid laws about “(pseudo) War on (some) Drugs” — in this case: alcohol —the police botch the raid. What did they think was going to happen? And, was this their “first rodeo”? Where was the probably cause? And, of course, “no bill”. These “juveniles” were merely “mundanes”. Argh!
PROTAGONIST: The police were just enforcing the law, that is their job. If a community does not like laws against underage drinking then they need to vote in people that will not write those laws. As far as the incident, there is little to go on…from the little video evidence it appears that the girl was not going to stop her car after being ordered to do so by the policeman. We don’t know what happened after that, except the officer’s report indicates he was stuck on her hood in trying to stop the vehicle and she was not going to stop…he was in fear for his life.
ANTAGONIST: Please, no more “voting makes difference”. What is the “community” but a flock of sheep to shorn, led, and eventually slaughtered. So the costumed man with a gun “orders” her to stop her car and she has to “obey” without question. Yes, it’s unfortunate that “COPS” was not the scene filming the “courageous” and “brave” police enforcing more drug laws. My question is if he was determined to stop traffic, why not block the road with the cop car? Would not that been more effective and safer for him? So now we have the death penalty administered without a court on the side of a Kentucky road.
You decide: Good Cop or Bad Kop?
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