Another Terror Attack Using A Vehicle Brings Into Question American Police Policy
In what has become a seemingly weekly occurrence, a truck rammed into a group of soldiers on a promenade in the Armon Hanatziv neighborhood of Jerusalem on Sunday, killing at least four of them and injuring 16.
The truck initially rammed the soldiers and then backed over more before the driver was shot.
Police Chief Roni Alsheich called the incident a vehicular terror attack.
In Jerusalem, responding police officers would be permitted to fire on the deadly weapon (truck) but many cities in America are rushing to their policy makers to prohibit the shooting of moving cars.
Some agencies such as Indianapolis Metro have taken a common sense approach to the issue with others such as Denver, New York City, Cleveland, Cincinnati and Los Angeles have either placated to the uninformed in their community or listened to a civilian review board tell them what to do.
We say what you have done is dangerous and we are asking the police officers in the agencies that have taken this ridiculous stance to make it be known that they disagree and make sure their family understands what the department has done.
The agencies have not only made it against policy to shoot at a moving vehicle but potentially have made it a murder charge against the police officer and all the while, terrorists are using vehicles across the world to kill people. These agencies have also broadcast their weak policy change in the media for all to know (that’s how we found out). Every potential lone wolf terrorist now knows where to drive a vehicle into unsuspecting souls without repercussions.
There has been absolutely no reason for these policy changes other than a bunch of so called “experts” saying that it is needed. The Guardian reported that less than 3o people are shot and killed in vehicles a year so law enforcement understands that it needs to be done as a last resort and thanks to some agencies there will never be a resort and only additional danger for the community.