“They’ve never done anything, then you come up and shoot this dog? I was mad,” she said. Olson [neighbor] accused police of being “out of control.”Controversy over police shooting of dogThrow everyone in jail is the answer to everything.
Neighbors are mad about the shooting, but what happened next has them even angrier. They say [Officer] Vose’s supervisor, Sgt. Rick Jones, arrived and behaved aggressively toward the people who had gathered. Accounts from neighbors are consistent and say Jones repeatedly threatened to arrest anyone who did not go back into their homes.
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Police shoot dog, threaten neighbors
Ottumwa, IA police officer shoots a dog while it's on his (the dog's) owner's property. A crowd builds and grows angrier accusing the officer of shooting a non-aggressive dog. Other officer's arrive and threaten to arrest the neighbors.