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Stanford scrutinized over deputy who drew gun on Black man

Original post made on Feb 1, 2023

Stanford police are under scrutiny after an officer drew a gun on a Black driver over the weekend, an incident that has gained national attention following a viral Twitter thread from a witness.

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Posted by Bigmon78
a resident of Portola Valley: Westridge
on Feb 1, 2023 at 1:27 pm

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OK, 1) so a man, very likely not a member of the Stanford community, is parked at 11pm on campus, "making deliveries" of packages at that hour(?). The owner of the vehicle has a an outstanding warrant and driving privileges revoked. As far as the police know, the driver is the owner. 3) The driver of the car (stolen? maybe, maybe not, they will never know) does not comply with the police. 4) Police want to go home safe, perhaps taser is the right weapon to present for self defense in this case. Anyway, seems as if the police have their hands tied. And the Stanford community wants absolute safety. No win for the police, IMO.

Posted by Menlo Voter.
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Feb 1, 2023 at 2:39 pm

Menlo Voter. is a registered user.

And would Ms. Stovall be as outraged if the driver of the car who had the gun drawn on him had instead drawn a weapon himself and shot the officer? I suggest she go on a ride along with the police and discover what the job actually entails instead of simply believing everything her progressive little mind thinks.

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