Oriana Farrell jailed – New Mexico State Police Officer fired for firing at a van full of kids

 

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New Mexico — The New Mexico State Police Officer, who fired shots at a minivan full of children during a hectic traffic stop, has been fired.

On October 28, 2013, New Mexico State Police Officer Tony DeTavis stopped Oriana Farrell, 39, for speeding. Farrell’s license was also expired. According to reports, Farrell argued with Officer DeTavis over the ticket he had issued to her for speeding, and as Officer DeTavis was returning to his vehicle, Farrell decided to take off with a minivan loaded with children.

According to Officer DeTavis, he pulled Oriana over again and then ordered her out of the minivan but she refused to comply.

At one point, Officer DeTavis stated, Oriana’s son exited the van and rushed him. Police backup arrived shortly after.

According to reports, during the scuffle Oriana and her children got back into the van and proceeded to flee for a second time. As Oriana drove off, Officer Elias Montoya fired shots at the minivan full of children, some as young as six years old, according to reports. Oriana led police on a chase at speeds of 100 MPH with her children in the minivan.

Officer Montoya was placed on administrative leave with pay earlier this week following an investigation into the shooting, which took place outside the northern New Mexico tourist town of Taos. However, Lieutenant Emmanuel Gutierrez, a State Police spokesman, said he confirmed with State Police Chief Pete Kassetas that Officer Elias Montoya is no longer employed by the department. Montoya’s termination was effective at 5 p.m. on December 6, 2013. Montoya has 30 days to file an appeal for his firing.

Montoya wrote in a police report, “I aimed at the left rear tire in an attempt to immobilize the vehicle.”

On Tuesday, he was notified that the agency proposed to fire him, and Kassetas, in consultation with Department of Public Safety Secretary Gorden Eden, made the final decision after a disciplinary hearing Thursday.

Gutierrez issued a brief statement on the firing, but agency rules prohibit additional public comment because it’s a personnel matter that can be appealed.

Montoya had worked for the New Mexico State Police for 12 years with no prior complaints.

Oriana and her son were arrested in front of a hotel after the chase came to an end. She faces charges of Child Abuse, Fleeing and Eluding, Resisting Arrest, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia for a pair of marijuana pipes that authorities say were in the van. She has since been released on bond.

Ocala Post was unable to obtain information on Oriana’s son; however, Ocala Post did obtained the full dash cam video from State Police.

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  • Justin Brown

    It was the mother’s responsibility to keep her children safe and be a role model, but because of her action’s of course as society were going to blame law enforcement and not the idiot that put her and her kids in that situation.

    • steelers01

      What complete and utter bullshit! This cop was rightfully fired and should be doing jail time! Beating the windows out of the van and shooting at the “tires” were WAY out of line for a traffic stop. Sue these jagoffs until they bleed!

      • wiessej

        WRONG!! AFTER he was assaulted, everyone jumped into the vehicle and locked the doors. They were justified in busting out the windows to get at them. Yeah, the cop who shot the gun shoulda been fired, but these people were WRONG!!

        • http://fashionurbia.com Fashion Urbia

          some of the people were wrong the little 6 year old and stuff was not lol

          • wiessej

            Sure, and the ones who WERE wrong endangered that little kid with their selfish and dangerous behavior.

          • Tom R

            That’s the point. the little one was put in danger by her mother and the cop and it looked like the cop wasn’t much smarter than the mom and that’s saying a lot.

        • jshmddx

          you’re right but internal affairs are asses and will try bust anyone they can get.

        • jshmddx

          you’re right but internal affairs are asses and will try bust anyone they can get.

        • jack_wo1

          I believe the officer who fired should not be fired but should attend be counselled of the use of firearms.

      • Guillermo Pazos

        The officer who broke the windows did right. The other cop, who shot the car, was wrong.

        The officer who broke the windows was the same that had all patience in the world with the woman, he ran to the police car as soon as she started rolling again.

        The officer who fired the shots was the first one to arrive the scene on reinforcements. As the fires are being shot, you can see the patient officer slip right behind the guy firing the gun.

        TO draw out the picture, as fires are being shot by Montoya – the reinforcement -, DeTravis, the chill officer is slipping behind him.

        Dude, don’t make assumptions… Read the text properly. It says there quite clearly that the guy who shot the car and got fired is another one… Geez.

      • monza

        The firing was justified for the shooting. Plain stupid.

        But the breaking out of the windows was totally justified. What is the officer to do? Say please open the door? The actions of the primary officer were dictated by the actions of the driver and her idiot son. Let’s not forget that he is a Police Officer and not some irate boyfriend. When the officer makes a lawful order and you don’t comply, the resulting actions are the fault of offender.

        • Tom R

          If one of those little girls got hit in the head with a bullet that officer would have been charged with manslaughter and convicted you retard.

          • bodysnatcher98 .

            what little girls moron, those ghetto-ites the same adult sized bodies that attacked the cop??? and the same size and age or older than their compatriots that murder people in their gang banging shite in every city in this land???? Those little tiny babies? Your wacked, he should get a medal moron. Theirs no diff between those full sized blackanese there attacking him than the size of the mexicans that got out and attacked, took the cops gun and murdered him on his dash cam. Any shit that would raise teen, adult size off spring to get out and attack cops when the alleged adult member commits multiple felonies should have been shot as well as the 2 punks the camera shows attacking the cop, in what could be say as a play for his weapon. Cop was right as rain morons

          • will

            i completely agree with you.

          • jdbaird

            Wow, you’ve really drank the kool aid haven’t you?

          • Bruce

            you do realize that the cop beating on the window with his baton, and the cop who fired the shots, were two different individuals? Or do they all look alike to you?

          • JD

            Retard. Now that’s an adult comment. Everything that happened was initiated by the drivers’ actions to begin with. Of course nobody would like to see a kid hurt or killed. But you’re the what if? man. Tom you’re are who you are. No insult can change you view. However, it’s appears you have had a negative contact with law enforcement or you’re a spoiled child trying to act as an adult.

        • Anthony Pagio

          Absolutely correct. It’s a shame that some want to defend a criminal instead of the law. That explains to us who we need to look out for.

      • Softballumpire

        the officer who shot didn’t know there were kids in the car i don’t believe he should of been fired

        • steelers01

          He should have had his ass kicked and then put in jail.

          • bodysnatcher98 .

            wonk wonk wonk —god get a life morons, they should hang the bee-otch end of story , no go get you welfare checks and shut up

          • steelers01

            Clearly you are a child who obviously needs a long overdue life lesson.

          • Aaron Mann

            Clearly the one who calls everyone a child is a child themselves…You must be trying to compensate for something. Does it make you feel better to bully people on the internet? Because you are to afraid to do it in person because you are a little 100lb or fat ass 400lb piece of couch potato?

          • Anthony Pagio

            I agree, the mother and son should have their rears kicked then thrown in jail for endangering everyone around them.

          • steelers01

            Only a pile of shit cop or an anti American liberal puke could post that spew. My guess is that you are both.

          • Anthony Pagio

            I actually said that it off sarcasm to your foolish remark. Based on all your comments, you also seem to have issues. I hope you are not smoking the same garbage the woman in the van was. You certainly are not acting anywhere near the age you claim. Bow your head down, say an “Our Father” and 500 “Hail Mary’s” to help wash out that mouth of yours.

          • steelers01

            I recognized your sarcasm and responded appropriately to the remark. You say 10,000 “Our Father” and 8 Million Hail Mary;s for being an anti American liberal puke. I was actually talking nice to you lib. I usually am not so cordial when conversing with liberals.

          • Anthony Pagio

            Sadly you know nothing of what a liberal is and that from a conservative. All your comments come from the voice of a liberal. Conservatives would have supported the officers in defending themselves as well as protecting the public from a woman who had no respect for the law. I will say one Our Father for you brother, because you are going to needed it.

          • steelers01

            Hey Anthony, what gives you the impression that I give a rats ass what you think about anything?

          • Anthony Pagio

            If you didn’t, you would have simply ignored my comment.

          • steelers01

            Hey iggy, if responding to an ignorant youtube post represents “caring” to you, then have at it sparky.

          • Anthony Pagio

            Enjoy your weekend there ‘Jerky boy’

          • steelers01

            Thanks asswipe, you have a great one also.

        • Tom R

          Of course you don’t dip shit.

          • Bruce

            Of course when you insult and abuse others, you’re justified, right?

      • Kain

        It stopped being just a “traffic stop” the very moment she chose to take off when DeTavis told her to turn off her van, then when her son got out of the van twice, and assaulted him, and again when she acted like a hysterical dumbass and got her girls freaking out, and decided to drive like a maniac at speeds of 100 during a busy midafternoon. Acting like a tweaker freak was “WAY out of line for a traffic stop.”

        • steelers01

          I didn’t see her as a tweaker freak. I saw it as a black woman rightfully afraid of the gang in blue. They proved themselves worthless when they opened fire over a traffic stop. This guy was rightfully fired from his job and unless one commits a crime that causes bodily injury, these gang members need to keep their guns holstered.

          • 18E

            Wrong it was the mothers fault. She is using her kids and race to hide behind the fact, that she is in the wrong. The whole incident is on youtube. Officer DeTavis told her 19 times either she had to sign the ticket & pay the $123 fine or go before a judge immediately. She chose to take off, and have 3 of her kids strike the officer. Officer DeTravis shows incredibly patience, if you watch the Youtube of the dash cam.

          • steelers01

            Don’t see it that way, sorry. Someone must have agreed with my assessment since they fired this guy after a 12 year tenure. The gang in blue is out of control.

          • disqus

            sadly the stations reputation is on the line and if he wasn’t fired… I promise you the media would have then made it a race related topic.

          • steelers01

            The gang in blue should NEVER be shooting at anyone over a traffic stop. They are out of control and firing was not good enough. This guy should go down for attempted murder.

          • Kain

            Steelers01- look up the “Use of force Matrix.” It states that when a “lawful order” is given by an officer (which in the video, he expressly said, “ma’am I am giving you a lawful order to turn off your van”) and that order is blatantly refused, it allows the escalation of the use of force to physical restraint. When that is refused by the subject, and they resist, it allows violent force- to subdue however possible. If an officer is then assaulted, grabbed, pushed, even throwing something at them, this makes allowance for, finally, deadly force. This woman is so incredibly lucky her son was not shot, as that officer would have been within his rights to do so. Would you know initially that this kid was, what? 14? I doubt it. He postured and carried himself with the appearance of an older individual.
            This woman then had the gumption to write a drippingly sanctimonious letter to be read out loud on the news proclaiming how innocent she was and how she was only protecting her children as she feared for their lives, and she’s simply a single black mother who was on vacation with her kids. Sure she is, that’s why it was completely reasonable and wholly understandable she would drive at excessive speeds, into oncoming traffic, and jeopardize the lives of numerous people, along with said precious children. Did you know she also has a history of drug smuggling? But this fine woman, this wonderful mother, caring friend and upstanding community activist, who claims she is already a mother and sister/mentor figure to all those other, poor, wrongly accused, I’m sure, young ladies in jail, steadfastly refuses to admit she was in any way in the wrong in this situation. And the race card that keeps getting repeatedly pulled out in this instance is crap. That officer treated her with respect and deference until she chose to show her true colors with such recalcitrant, disgusting behaviour.
            So, Steelers01, I think this impasse calls that we agree to disagree for today.I stand steadfast in my support for the officers involved.

            “I may not agree with a word you say, but I’ll defend to the death your right to say it.”

          • Kain

            Addendum: Just so no one gets me wrong, the phrase I used re:”true colors” is no way intended to be a racially motivated or antagonistic slur. By it, I simply mean that by her behaviour, she proves she’s not all sweet and honey like she claims to be. Thank you.

          • steelers01

            How pathetically liberal of you to feel you needed to explain that statement. It shows how far we have fallen due to liberalism in the US.

          • Kain

            steelers01 , really? just when we were beginning to get along so well, too! sorry to burst your liberal-bashing bubble, but I’m conservative, but the reason for the addendum is I could see my words getting punked and twisted so someone, a liberal most likely , could have a reason to pull out the goddamn race card once again, when the topic of this discussion isn’t race, but blatant stupidity. the way things are today tho, if I said my shoes were black and my jacket white
            I’d get reamed for wearing the black on the bottom, and suppressing the color. even tho I come from a loooong line of sharecropper (Aka: white slaves!), who had to boost 13 kids over a fence and run in the middle of the night for the next couple days to escape, I’d still be “racist”, because God knows white Irish, and Indians have never felt the heel of oppression, right?

          • steelers01

            Well Kain, you champion the gang in blue and I champion those whom they abuse. I don’t give a rats ass what this lady has done before this incident…that is all irrelevant and just fluff to try and make your case. When you condone the possible loss of life due to a traffic violation then the patients are really ruling the asylum. Again, one cop lost his job over this fiasco and all should have seen the chopping block and the inside of a civil court room. Protect and serve has long ago been replaced with fleece and beat. The police are the biggest gang in the US with virtually no oversight. RECORD EVERY encounter with these gang members as your ONLY recourse when they run amok.

          • Kain

            Steelers01, I’m not saying I unequivocally support all existing Blue Boys, simply this one individual, Montoya. If any blame is to be had, it’s in the lack of communication between the officers and dispatch. What makes me curious is after a traffic stop turns all hairy like thus one did, wouldn’t the detaining officer be responsible for relaying any pertinent information regarding the suspect, vehicle and any attendant passengers to dispatch, so they in turn can keep backup informed. Montoya claims he didn’t know that they were kids; remember, the windows were tinted. So I can’t help but wonder, who really dropped the ball, here? Because if it were a van load of adults, no one would be making an issue about this story.

          • steelers01

            You made my point for me. The responding cop emptied his gun into this car and didn’t know the situation? Total overreaction by the gang in blue.

          • Kain

            Fair enough, touche. But can you honestly claim, in all fairness, that this woman shouldn’t be held responsible for her OWN dangerous and negligent actions? Any other person who drove that recklessly, endangering the public, and their own children, would have had their children removed from their custody on charges of child endangerment, even possibly attempted murder.

          • steelers01

            They had the make, model, and license plate number of this woman, she was going nowhere. Do you really condone death by cop due to a traffic violation?

          • Kain

            How do we know he had the right information? Do we know that the vehicle was registered in her name? She had no license, therefore any old info on that could have been irrelevant. And she claimed they were on vacation. What if she was really moving? What hotel or with what family were they staying at/with? You must have had some pretty horrible interactions with officers in your life it seems, & if so, I don’t blame your vitriol. It’s getting to be pretty depressing, everyday reading/watching about yet another misuse of authority just because it wears a badge. It almost physically drains me and makes my skin crawl when it happens again and again. I just can’t find it in myself to feel bad for this woman, tho. Nor the oldest boy. Now, the younger kids, yes.
            We’re beating this story to tatters, Steelers01. Let’s go find a different story about abusive asshole cops, and we can argue with another poster over it. ;)

          • steelers01

            We surely can do that Kain but riddle me this….did this lady deserve to die for her actions? That is the position this pile of shit put her in when he fired his weapon. His nor anybody’s elses life was in jeopardy yet he still felt compelled to fire upon this vehicle. If this was my mother, chances are very good that this guy would no longer be a cop. He would be worm food.

          • Aaron Mann

            Emptied his gun??? So now a glock 40 has a capacity of 3-4 rounds?

          • Aaron Mann

            So you can reply to my other comment and not this one that proves you an over reacting idiot?

          • bodysnatcher98 .

            MORONS OF THE USSA ( Union of Socialist States of Amerika) unite, here is your spokeman, the moron Steeler. Guess what moron, it isnt a frickin’ traffic stop, he could have in most all states arrested here for expired license and it was a felony fleeing and eluding when she pulled out. Hell in this state as many others, any non-pig can arrest someone else committing a felony night or day. I can use force day or night. For misdemeanor, no pursuit at night but yes for felony by me or anyone. So I could bust your dumb ass with force day or night. So can the gestapo under this and many other states statutes dumb bunny. And moron their are few that have factually more reason to hate gestapo and the corrupt and illegal regime they prop us than myself or my family and I can call a spade a spade. That really says how dumbass you and those like you are. The net is filled with examples of vids of corrupt scum pigs doing all sorts of atrocities not getting shite done to them by their masters in power. Here it’s right as rain and the fascist white mans system is upside down from where it should have been. Shoot the morons they earned it. God to think there are millions of moe-rons just like you????? my god no hope

          • steelers01

            Just saw this spew for the first time. My answer to you puke is please hurry and fuck off and die, slowly and painfully. We have enough liberalism and to lose you among this earth would be a good thing. FOAD puke!

          • Aaron Mann

            You are one stupid fucking idiot. Didn’t even watch the video moron? The ONLY OFFICER IN THE WRONG was the one who shot at the van. Gang in blue…most wear black you dumbass.

          • steelers01

            Lol…run along puke. Come back when tyour IQ rises above 70.

          • Aaron Mann

            Lol…Nice childish comeback. It’s like the saying…I am rubber and you are glue..
            You are just one stupid person in the pool of many who wants the country to fall apart so you can kill and pillage freely the people you see not fit to live. I feel sad for you….But then what would happen to your precious football? I know what type of person you are by your name. Says it all….And before you say it at least I am not afraid to show myself. Keep hiding. It will catch up to you one day. The “gang in Blue” will get you soon enough.

          • steelers01

            Still the idiot puke spewing your liberal trash. I have no need to pillage a thing as I have enough to live many lifetimes. The only thing the gang in blue will ever say to me puke is yes sir. Now take your ass back to whatever shithole it came from and don’t come back until your IQ exceeds 70.

          • Paul Hue

            I can’t even fault the cop who shot.

          • Paul Hue

            You champion dangerous criminals over the thin blue line that protects us from them. Shame on you.

          • Anthony Pagio

            You truly have lost touch with life if you think all that took place before the chase and shooting are irrelevant. Fact is the woman was being highly disrespectful to the officer who explained to her several times her choices. She was resisting and then proceeded to leave, not once, but twice. The second time she left involved another officer to attempt shooting at the tires to disable the vehicle. That officer most likely was not aware of the children in the car. Not his fault that a paranoid woman with marijuana in her vehicle with children decided to go postal, endangering her own children driving at speeds of 100 mph. She is prime example of bad parenting and it showed in her son’s behavior. No, I don’t feel the officer should have lost his job over this. An error made, yes. But he did not do all the crazy driving and he did not assault an officer, her son did and that alone would be enough to use deadly force in attempt to hold a person from fleeing the law. The police were dealing with an obvious unstable woman and for all they knew is she could of had a gun in the car. Police do not need to risk their lives over other foolish people’s behavior. Bottom line, comply with the law and avoid this drama she created. Now she goes to jail and most likely her son as well. Now her other children will be scarred with this event for the rest of their life.

          • steelers01

            Hey puke cop, this was NOT a situation that needed ANY gunfire. Your point that he did not know that there were kids in the car is total bullshit. This cop should not only be fired immediately but he should be doing jail time. Run along you pile of shit cop.

          • Anthony Pagio

            You failed to read English properly. There was no mention that it was ok to shoot at the van. You really should attempt to get more in touch with the Lord than to speak with such a foolish tongue.

          • steelers01

            I read your spew exactly the way you posted it. Thank you for your concern about my relationship with my Lord and Savior but am a bit confused. What would make an anti American, Anti Religion liberal puke, give a shit? Answer…you don’t…it is just more libspew when you have nothing to say. FOAD puke!

          • Justin SO

            if u watched the video and think an officer would have been within his rights to use deadly force over this, then i can only hope that you yourself are not a cop and never will be

          • Paul Hue

            The Spanish surnames of the cops interfered with the usual false charges of racism that the non-fox press wanted to deploy.

          • bodysnatcher98 .

            bullshite home boy, they found that way in a an evironment created by the power monkeys that control this land. The authoritarian plutocrats in this plutocracy. They have been steering this land toward a left leaning, commu-nazi, thought police, Orwellian regime. Pro queer agenda, anything goes, those that know what freedom is and fight for it are the enemy. Their corporate owned regime and corporate owned Pravda press is their tool to shape what you jello brained, two legged sheople will “THINK”, No, excuse that poor word choice, what you will and should believe is reality. No thought for your kind involved. They know that 90 percent are useless breeders and feeders sucking good air. They like Hitlers regime can herd you sheep and you will do what they want, repeat out of your mouths what they want and create reality for you. All the while squeezing out the minority of true thinking 10 percent that have a clue. The 10 % that are not will participants in an IDIOCRACY!!! to use one of the ‘ORWELLIAN NEWSPEAK ‘ terms, you vegetables EMPOWER the little Hitlers. Here is a situation where someone that has been repressed by the nazi regime and thier gun goons all over this land zillions of times and as someone with a brain that really pretty much hates the gestapo of the regime can view this You Tube video as see it as it is. Guilty as hell and the gestapo were right as rain and damned restrained as few gun goons would have or should have been.

          • will

            gang in blue?? shut the fuck up negro!!

          • steelers01

            Sorry sport but I am a white man who just calls them as he sees them.

          • Bruce

            Two different cops. The one doing the shooting arrived later on the scene as Ferrel was pulling away for the second time. Why cant you discern this? Or do we all look the same to you?

          • JD

            Someday when you stop having tunnel vision, you’ll see what this whole forum is talking about. Nobody has disagreed with the fact that the officer was fired. But that’s ALL you seem to see, as many other felonies were committed by the mother & others in that van WAY before that officer fired. You really don’t don’t have the ability to see the whole story as all you see is one thing that happened. You went from A to (Z) and you see nothing in between. There are words to describe that, but you wouldn’t understand them.

          • steelers01

            The minute this cop fired his weapon in THIS situation made HIM the criminal. Firing him should have been the FIRST step. He should be doing 10 years + in jail for his role in discharging his weapon.

          • Paul Hue

            Political lynch mod joined in support of this awful woman and against decent cops who bother to deal with women like her on our behalf. This dangerous lunatic belongs behind bars. Sadly, due to her example, that is likely to be where her kids are headed.

          • Tom R

            Oh that’s just convenient for you isn’t it. blacks who have the highest crime rate in the U.S. should just be allowed to ignore the police because the police are just up to no good when it comes to black people.
            your problem is, your just as stupid as this mother.

          • steelers01

            To the three amigo assholes above. I am white, 55, a staunch conservative, and a self made millionaire many times over. I am to the right of most Conservatives and here is my take. The 3 of you assholes need a very long overdue life lesson.

          • Aaron Mann

            Yeah….I bet you are. Explains why you have no life and constantly have to comment on these pages.

          • steelers01

            You say that as if I actually give a shit what you have to say about anything! Trust me junior, I don’t. Are you going to promise me that you are going to come back and shoot me like you propose in your other vids lol? I don’t think so. Go back to you ugly ass wife puke, you”re not so good at shit talking.

          • Aaron Mann

            Big man hiding behind a computer screen. At least I am not AFRAID to show myself. You probably hide because you are 12 or so damn ugly you are ashamed of yourself and can’t take people shit talking about the way you look. Would explain why you talk to people the way you do. Compensating for the small ass dick and lack of friends.
            At least I have a wife. I bet IF you do you beat and talk down to her. She isn’t as “ugly” as you think. Anyway I didn’t marry her because she was a beauty queen. A real man doesn’t care. Why would you just call her ugly anyway? To get a rise out of me? To make you feel better? Run out of stuff to say to me besides Junior?Yea it makes me mad you saying that just because you are such a piece of trash. Not enough that I’m going to rage.
            No I won’t promise to shoot you like in MY other vids??? I’m sorry but I haven’t posted any vids on the internet. I will however urge you to visit South carolina and let me know when you drive through the upstate. I’ll show you how a REAL man deals with old ass pricks who think they are the shit. Old ass piece of shit talking trash who thinks he is a millionaire. I bet you are. If so why don’t you prove it instead of being a key board warrior.
            …Why don’t you make the world a better place instead of instigating on the internet?…Junior…lol sounds like something an old man would say….I am 28 thank you. I know you don’t give a shit what I say..I accept that. You also need to accept that people don’t give a fuck who YOU are or what YOU say. I realize that you may just be trolling….Wellllll Trolllololzzzz to you. Keep hiding under that bridge. It’s where you belong.

          • Bill

            Idiot. The mother put her children in danger by being the strerotype that she shouldnt be. She had a problem with authority…and the cop that pulled her over could have tazed her many times but chose not to. AND dont pull race into this..the cop that shot was black. That stupid mother was driving 100mph through traffic…and could have killed other people including her children that you people seem so worried about becasue a cop shot at her van. Its logic people.

          • bodysnatcher98 .

            you would, probably a left wing white bred or a afro sheener. Typical, never seen a black that ever called bullshit on another heinous criminal blackanese ever except one dude I have on tape offline. And as golden and logical as that dude was, he was on some BET bullshite program where some ghetto-ite afrosheen was giving him shit for standing for fact and logic instead of standing tall for anything the afro-sheeners do which factually is momentous as far as records show in violent criminal acts. Undisputable,yet I am sure some of you inept, sheople, 2 legged animals that walk semi erect will gum flap as if a rock hard fact is arguable.

          • will

            youre right ..not a tweaker.. but a fucking crackhead like all you niggers..!! im hso fucking happy i dont have to deal with your drug dealing,,lazy asses no mo!!

          • Bruce

            And what actions did the first cop do that would make her afraid? Patiently explaining that if she didn’t sign the speeding ticket, she would have to go to the court immediately to see the judge? He was patient, but maybe its because he was white and in uniform, because you know, all white men in a police uniform are out to get those blacks, right? Now if that isn’t racism…

          • Paul Hue

            He didn’t open fire over a traffic stop. The occupants of the van had committed multiple felonies and were continuing to do so, including a second fleeing that endangered others.

      • jshmddx

        Clearly you have no brain.

      • bodysnatcher98 .

        your full of bullshite. Dont tell me your a Bostwani right?? Blackanese??? Because I can tell you moron, as a victim of a corrupt fascist system where my family has been targeted as well since they are my family that I have every reason to hate pigs. One need not usually say corrupt pigs since it is redundant to the N-th degree. Yet here in this world where we have this NWO, One World Government agenda that makes Hitler look like a pussy, the queer agenda, freaks that are male dressing like freaks in little girl panties calling themselves other than what they are: freaks. Transgender bender my arse. The fascisct, left wing commu-nazi corporate owned Pravda press would make Joseph Goebbels wet his pants. Now I realize there are so many that are such clueless useless feeders and breathers that are so stupid as to not know who the people or principles referenced above because of a failed system intentionally geared to do so for decades. Here we have a nut case with adult size teens, larger than the ones we can find examples in every inner city murdering/massacring each other in their gang banging bullshite. The twat mother along with her full adult size “so called by Pravda press” little children felony assault not just one cop with 3 of them but a multitude of felonies that would have had me shot or tased with lethal or non lethal weapons and rightfully so. They should have shot the ho. She might as well have been spraying a machine gun in a parade running from the cops at 100 plus M.P.H./ she could have killed shit loads of real people with that van runnning into oncoming traffic like the standard inner city ho. Stereotype my ass, just simply a type reinforced with too many examples of the same all over the country. Then the fascist corporate press wonks with bogus whoring mistatements of the reality. Classic Pravda press, state it as it aint!!! Little children my ass. Psycho ho with criminal full size offspring. Shoot the bastards so the few non-sheople “humans” in this ass-backward zoo of a world that have a clue do not have to endure such iceholes as this freak ho and her offspring and you, ya moron. He should get a medal.

        • steelers01

          A lot of words that say absolutely nothing!

          • Aaron Mann

            Nothing you understand at least.

          • steelers01

            Your cop pukespeak is going to get you fired boy. Just how important is that badge and gun to you junior?

          • Aaron Mann

            Took you long enough to reply you retarded PUKE!! lol to your infatuation with the word puke. You must like it you use it and call everyone who has a different opinion than you one. You can’t stand not having the last word. You old think you know it all stupid piece of homophobic, racist , white trash.

          • steelers01

            Just a little boy with a badge and gun. What a waste of food and oxygen…but you do make me laugh little boy.

          • Aaron Mann

            Lol Shows how much you know. I don’t have a badge you puke. Keep resorting to insults. Shows how smart you are.

          • steelers01

            No, you would say that I know puke. You must just have an ugly wife to go along with the baby. What a worthless life you must lead to be my internet stalker. Okay stalker boy, have at it and give me another laugh.

          • Aaron Mann

            People like you who hate on everyone are the real waste of space and resources in the world. I’m not worried about what you can possibly say about me. Just so you know you’ll get yours in hell. Enjoy your “life” while you have it. Have fun trolling everyone else. I’m going to be the better person and walk away from you.

      • Guest

        “Will somebody please think of the children.” Give me a fuckin break. Stop being so pussified and politically correct. We’ve become a nation of pussies. Make sure to keep that mentality when someone takes one of your kids away. Maybe the kidnapper and the officer that catches them, will discuss the matter over tea and crumpets.

        • steelers01

          Were any kids taken in this video? I just saw an out of control cop shooting at a van full of people for a speeding stop?

      • schmoj

        The officer was rightly fired and this woman should be convicted. Both are idiots.

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  • Brian Caldwell

    The woman was an idiot and put her children at risk. I have the highst highest regard for the pol
    ice officer who show the ultimate patience!

    Brian Caldwell
    Canada

    • Tom R

      He did have some patience but it was wasted on such an incredibly brainless person.

  • TheHerbalGerbil

    Let’s see, the driver and passengers of the van all assaulted a police officer, and his colleague is only trying to shoot the tire out.

    Why are we even asking the question of whether he should be losing his job? The guy should be getting a commendation.

    • http://fashionurbia.com Fashion Urbia

      you dont shoot into a car full of children what the heck is wrong with you ?

      • john

        He didn’t shoot into a car. He shot at the tires, and he didn’t even hit them. If he had “shot into the car”, I would agree with you.. but he didn’t.

        It’s interesting that you’re not at all angry at the woman for driving at speeds in excess of 100mph with that car full of children… she put the lives of those children at far greater danger.

        • http://fashionurbia.com Fashion Urbia

          well, the women was clearly at fault and in no way was I defending her action but an officer of the law is not a crazy person like she is.

          Shooting a gun where children are near is never the right move. Its not worth it .

          There was no reason for maybe shooting and killing those children , just let them go if you have to. It was not like she was Osama bin laden or something, it was just a simple moving violation no one needs to die, Especially the poor victims of a crazy mother

      • TheHerbalGerbil

        1. He didn’t know it was full of children.
        2. You think it’s fine to assault a cop and then hide behind your own children? What the heck is wrong with YOU?

        • Zoolu

          It’s always fine to assault a cop, especially if it’s an american cop :) .

          Have a good day USA!.

          • bodysnatcher98 .

            and what are you, some haji or beaner over the border coming here as a criminal to steal from those us that work and pay the bills here in this whitebred euro hell???? or a canook throwing your moronic comment into the frey????? which type of sheople are you?????

          • Zoolu

            Nop, just a troll.
            And It work perfectly!
            I’m not even from your continent ;)

      • bodysnatcher98 .

        another left wing white bred, gucci, suburbanite pod person has spoken or a gang banging brother or a beaner homie gang banger, or the few other predictable types (no stereo involved, just the facts maam!)

        • http://fashionurbia.com Fashion Urbia

          dude go visit your shrink. You seriously have mental issues.

          What are you even talking about ?

    • steelers01

      The only commendation that he should receive is a severe ass beating or being shot at himself for a traffic violation.

    • Tom R

      Next time you see a gay copper suck his cock.

      • TheHerbalGerbil

        Such brilliant. Many convincing. Totally own. Wow.

    • bodysnatcher98 .

      no shit

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  • http://lasvegasworldnews.com/ Chellie Cervone

    Yes the officer should have been fired but it does absolve Farrell. She was completely wrong for fleeing from police not once but twice. Did she not stop because of the drugs and paraphernalia in her car? and to think that this woman claims to be an educator is downright scary.

    • Tom R

      Educator? no wonder kids in mostly black schools are doomed. I have never seen such an act of pure stupidity
      this woman was completely blind to the consequence’s she was creating for herself and her kids. definition of stupid.

  • Ms D 66

    All she had to do was sign the damn paper! She set a poor example for her children!!!
    The officers used excessive force! It wasn’t necessary! More lives were endangered due to the high speed chase! The police should have called off the chase & issued a warrant for her arrest!!!!!

    • Brandy O

      If they were to let her go and she had guns or other harmful things in her possession and she went and hurt the children in that vehicle you would hold law enforcement responsible because they had her in custody earlier.

      • http://fashionurbia.com Fashion Urbia

        so the cop should have fired and possible killed like the little 5 year old to prevent the mother from harming it ?

        • Tom R

          Some people should just rent a billboard to advertise their stupidity and stay out of Youtube comments…… geeeees

        • TheHerbalGerbil

          What 5 year old? With her reckless behaviour, she made pretty sure that the cops arriving on scene had no time to completely assess the situation before acting. SHE put her five year old in danger.

      • Tom R

        Woulda, coulda, ifa

    • Tom R

      Could of been the making of a terrible dash cam video if she had flipped that van going 100 and kids started flying out the windows. your right the cops should not have assisted her in trying to kill her kids. that was stupid by putting other drivers at risk over a runaway mom with a car full of kids. They showed very little perspective when they chased her no different than they would chase an armed carjacker.

    • bodysnatcher98 .

      Void of fact or any common sense—-moron

    • Anthony Pagio

      I would agree if there were not children involved, but it went beyond that when the Son stepped out and assaulted the officer. Yes, she not only endangered her children but also all the other people she zipped by at the intersections. Thank the Lord no pedestrian was in the roadway.

  • Mary

    Personally I’m not sure if the officer trying to shoot the tire should have been fired. I watched the entire video and from what I understand the one who shot had just shown up as back-up and didn’t understand the situation. However, the officer who started all of this and was man-handling the woman and trying to break the window in on the kids- that guy SHOULD be fired and maybe facing charges himself. He was acting like an ass the whole time and I can see why they were scared of him. If someone pulled out a gun screaming at my son I would probably leave too. Also the kid just saw someone roughing up his mother-who wouldn’t get out of the car and tell him to stop? I have a hard time blaming her for the entire incident, although obviously she should have just signed the stupid paper to begin with. That’s another thing-I’ve never heard of any policy where you have to make a decision on traffic tickets right then and there. It seemed like he was just having a bad day (fight with significant other?) And looking for someone to take it out on.

    • Real Talk

      And you are what is wrong with the world today. First off the officer did not start this as you say, the “mother” did by speeding and driving with an expired license. Second off, This “mother” set a terrible example for her children. She was noncompliant in every way possible. For every action there is a reaction. It is not the officers fault that she was speeding, he was even giving her a break on her license being expired. He was not acting like an ass the “mother” was. Let’s look at how much of an ass she was being, first she didn’t want to make a decision to either take the ticket or take it to court. He stood there patiently and kept asking her to make a decision, when she failed to make a decision (after he gave her chance after chance, more then any other officer would have) he told her go ahead turn off your car so I can let dispatch know what is going on. He heads back to the car to call it in and she takes off speeding again, with kids in the car. He pulls her over again, and tries and tries with her to get her out of the vehicle and neutralize the situation so the children would not be upset, but she just continues to resist. Then she allows her children to open the door and get out and the second time he actually puts his hands on a law enforcement officer, already disrespectful to authority, shows you what a great “mother” this woman is. Then they all jump back in the car and took off again, she was going against traffic more then once, weaving in and out of traffic and the whole time speeding. If she was so concerned about her children she would have made a decision and signed the ticket then the whole thing could have been avoided, she took it to the next level, no one else. She has no one else to blame but herself and honestly after seeing everything she did I hope and pray she doesn’t have her children any more, she apparently only cares about herself. Not once did she think about the well being of her children. As for the officer that fired the shots, I think he should get his job back.

      • Miguel Dominguez

        I couldn’t have said it better, Real Talk. Do you guys know what happens if I get pulled over for speeding? I sign the ticket or go to court. Period. What I don’t do is escalate the situation, create all this drama, flee, endanger other people’s lives and then get morons side with me claiming that this was the police’s fault. Do you know who is coming to help me when I am in trouble? the police. Do you know who isn’t? That mother (some mother) and her fans. Frankly, the restraint and patience shown by this officer is commendable. That the kid wasn’t tasered on the spot is just one example of it.

      • Kain

        Thank you, RealTalk. I think Officer DeTavis had more patience than that woman deserved and even after her son got out the first time, and having to close the side doors repeatedly, he was STILL trying to be as diplomatic as possible. I think all the men did the best they could have under the chaotic conditions they were forced into.

    • Doug Scott

      You must have been watching a different video. The cop that shot, had zero interaction with the woman or her son. He arrived seconds before she ran for the second time. What you need to do is watch this video with an open mind. You also need to approach the next police officer you see, and ask him/her to show you the back of the ticket where the accused is asked to sign. Then you read what it says. It is very clear. It even says outright that signing is NOT an admission of guilt. It is used to show that you received the ticket. This effectively takes away your ability to say you never got the ticket. They do this to allow you some time to seek council about fighting the ticket, and also says you agree to appear in court at the assigned date and time if you file the ticket with a plea within x number of days. By not signing, you are effectively saying you will not appear to answer this charge. So, they arrest you then and hold you in custody until your trial date. I find it unbelievable that there are two people (you and that woman) who are so un-informed so as to not know this already. Don’t you watch tv?
      You are correct in saying the first officer was wrong, except you gave the incorrect reason. He was wrong for not dragging her out of the van, handcuffing her, taking out her son who tried to come save mommy from the $100 ticket, and causing the other kids to end up in foster care. What was he thinking. See what happens when you try to act responsibly at your job? Idiots come up with moronic ideas based upon their not being able to comprehend what they read. They also manage to misview a very clear video recording.

  • wiessej

    I believe the officer who fired the gun was correctly fired. There was no claim of any weapons in the car. The woman who fled needs some serious jail time. She was already getting a break on the expired license and took off twice – the second time at speeds in excess of 100mph. WTF!!! And her son assaulted a police officer. Had the mother simply complied with the officer’s very reasonable requests, this all would have been fine. She refused and things escalated. In hindsight, once she took off the first time, I would have taken her license away and had the vehicle towed.

  • Jordan Janusz

    the cop didn’t even hit her tires ive seen tires go out in less than a minute after they are shot out at a 100 yards, this cop was actually aiming at the tires but because she was swerving he couldn’t shoot her polus that JACKASS SON shouldn’t have tried to attack the fucktard should go to jail the cop should be honored for NOT shooting it wasn’t even the cop from the beginning it was the second cop on his left

  • Justin

    So funny seeing mostly the woman defend this family lmfao in the RECORDING THE OFFICER SAYS SHOT AT THE TIERS KEY WORD THERE… HE DIDN”T BREAK GLASS WITH BULLETS SO HE NEVER SHOT INTO IT sigh for who fired this guy if he really got fired you’re a fool….. >.> and everyone against the cops in this clip… they did the right thing honestly the whole thing is stupid lol but still..

  • Simon Gill

    So many times cops get away with murder and Gods know what else, but I
    didn’t see anything here. The second cop, the one that got fired,
    entered a situation with one officer in a scuffle and the vehicle trying
    to flee. Of course he is going to aim for the wheels. Now this woman is
    speeding off putting countless other people at risk. This woman is
    lucky she had a patient officer. Anyone else would have shot the kid and
    tazed the mom into a stupor.

    • Kain

      I was amazed he HADN’T tazed her!!

  • Jay Foster

    At some point, the cop has to realize that he’s forcing her to respond hysterically, that he’s causing her to run. After the initial stop, he had enough information to track her down later; by giving chase and escalating with his gung-ho show of force, the cop endangered all those people by giving her no other choice than to flee. After he dragged her out into traffic, pulled a gun on her and her kids, busted in her windows and his backup fired shots at her, she has no reason to trust these men.

    Once a person’s fight-or-flight response has been engaged, surrender is not an option until the danger subsides and they’re allowed to calm down. Just let her go, catch up to her later. This sort of bullying was unwarranted.

    • Softballumpire

      no she ran on her own not by the officer

    • Leyton Kerr

      “the cop has to realize that he’s forcing her to respond hysterically”. No she did that herself by not complying and fleeing from the police all because she couldn’t accept a speeding ticked. No one to blame but the mother and her dumb son for trying to resist arrest several times and putting them and others all in danger by causing a high speed chase. And wtf at “let them go and catch up to her later”?? Are you that dense? She is putting other people in danger out there on that road by acting like an idiot. Her speeding car on that road into oncoming traffic is a far bigger weapon than a gun.

      • Jay Foster

        Who gave chase? Who cornered her? Are YOU that dense to believe that she would have driven like that if somebody hadn’t threatened her and shot at her?

        Like I said, he had enough information after the initial stop to collect her later. If she doesn’t accept the ticket, he has her address and can get a default judgment sent to her home. He didn’t need to continue intimidating her after he saw that he’d spooked her.

        You talk about her just rolling over and submitting like that’s never gone south for a black woman under a white man. She has reasons to fear this man before he even opens his mouth and he does nothing to dissuade those fears.

        • Kain

          You can NOT be serious…first of all Jay, only one person in that situation is guilty of “forcing a completely unnecessary escalation,” and it’s the dumb bitch who was driving. She was almost outta there! You did watch the video, yes?? Had she signed the ticket, it would have been your everyday traffic stop. She was even driving with an expired license and he didn’t cite her for that!
          Now, I’ve gone over the speed limit in the past, by about 10 mph over, but it sure as hell wasn’t with a cop on my ass. And he didn’t “drag her out into traffic.” After telling her some 30 odd times, and telling her he’s trying to make it easy on her (the SECOND time he stopped her), and to not be like that in front of the kids, SHE walked to the back of her vehicle on her own two feet. He even pulled her out of the highway lane so she wouldn’t get hit. And she freaked and ran when she realized he was going to arrest her. At that point, even the most blatant idiot would concede they’re screwed. You say he gave her no other choice but to flee, and that’s why she endangered all those other people?? Her son came out twice, after being told to stay in the van, and tried to assault the officer. She drove at excessive speeds into oncoming traffic, thru intersections. Her CHOICE was to cause all that drama instead of just sign the ticket. And if she had been smart, she would have, because in addition to a shitload of charges that we all watched happen, she also had drug paraphernalia in her vehicle! Her CHOICE was to turn her meager traffic ticket into several massive criminal offences. Oh, but that’s right, I forgot…”She didn’t do anything the rest of us haven’t.” Silly me.
          Jay Foster, you are about the most pathetic shitheel I’ve come across in a long while.

  • Joe C Aus

    Unfortunate, everyone expects cops and other public service officials to be robots on the job and people of the job, but the criminals get to be what ever they want to be. From an operational standpoint, you can’t dissect an incident post situation and blame people for what ‘should have happened’. Human error and emotion are two things you can’t get rid off. It seems to me, this is what escalated this situation. The crooks failed to comply time and time again, perhaps he should have shot her in the face…………

    • Joe C Aus

      You Americans are funny people.

  • Michael Muncy

    Please update with how this plays out in our judicial system concerning all parties, including the fired officer, Thanks!

  • Peter Lim

    Breaking the window and the shooting of the tire when trying to evade for traffic violation with children in the car; IS VERY WRONG!!! If its a life or death situation i can understand. Then the troopers chasing the vehicle at speeds of 100mph is placing other vehicles on the road in danger not only to the evading vehicle but others ie, pedastrians, cars that, this vehicle might strike. Dont the troopers have some backup plan to imobilize the vehicle like calling in to lay spikes on the road. That whole incident was wrong for what the troopers did IMHO!!! They seriously have to realize things like this can happen and these violators dont even fit the looks of being dangerous COME ON!!

    Although i STRONGLY AGREE for charging punishment on the mother for abuse also suspended for driving geez. Woman!!! Wth?!?! Are u thinking?!?!

  • Leyton Kerr

    This would have been so simple if she just agreed that she was speeding, took the speeding ticket and they went on their way. Instead she decided to play stupid, argued with the officer, fled from the officer. Got pulled over again. Argued and resisted arrest all over again, had her children go after the officer and then went on a high speed chase putting not only herself and kids in danger but other civilians on the road. All because she couldn’t just take a simple speeding ticket. Stupid people in this world.

  • 18E

    you have to watch the 18 minute vid on youtube to see the whole encounter. Officer DeTravis explains 19 time she has to sign the citation & pay $123 in thirty days, or go see a judge now. After she sped of the firs time she is order/asked to get out of the car 47 times, He never pulled her from the vehicle, and when he tried to place her under arrest the wholes family is out of the car, to include the six year old, trying to stop the officer from doing his job. she speeds off a second time reaching speeds of 100 MPH in a 45 zone placing other motorist and pedestrians at risk, them she hides behind her kids and race as an excuse.
    While the one cop who fired shots, very bad, but the shots were not fired until she was already speeding off.

    • Tom R

      She wasn’t a danger until the cops pushed her to go 100 after she “panicked”. that put her kids and other drivers lives at risk needlessly. and for what, the cops belief that blacks never show up in court ; ) show some god dam perspective.

  • Khelelaine Akka

    she doesn’t care about her kids’ safety. How can you be sure she is not the kind of women who would simply run over your kid to get away ?

  • Tom R

    Shooting at a car full of kids is as wreckless and irresponsible as a police officer can be. this mothers stupidity can not be a justification to shoot at those kids. I wonder how it would have looked for N.M. police if she flipped that van at a 100 mph and the cam caught all the kids flying out of the vehicle. because of the situation with the kids being involved and naturaly protective of their mom this could have been avoided if the first cop waited for back up.
    What kind of idiot couldn’t see that coming.

  • James Weber

    I feel everything the police officers did was justified and it is total crap that he was fired. Yes shooting at a van full of children is not what anyone wants to do. But the offenders asked for it. What if while she was doing 100 mph eveading the law she he another vehicle and killed someone else’s children. Would the innocent dead family deserve that? It was the officers responsibility to stop the suspect and prevent danger to any other by person she could have killed why she was fleeing the authorities.

  • Matthew Schwabe

    As a future police officer myself, as well as the fact that I am taking a class in school about law and public safety I can tell you that the officer was justified in breaking the window and as well as drawing his weapon but was not justified in discharging his weapon. The woman had been given a few kind breaks from the officer but refused to follow his direction. The other officer though in my opinion was rightfully fired.

  • Joe Neuman

    It is very believable that she thought the traffic stop was done when she drove away the first time. The officer viewed it as an act of defiance and he became emotional. He very aggressive though opened her door and grabbed at her to quickly remove her from the vehicle. She told him her concerns. At this point it would have been prudent to wait for back up. Tensions were high and everyone in the van was fearful for their lives. When the winddow was smashed into the children’s faces the mother acted instinctively to protect her children. After having people fire shots at her car and children the high speed chase ensued as she tried to find a public area to pull over.

  • Mike

    The officer who shot at the vehicle should be fired because he knew there were children in the car and it doesn’t matter if he was aiming for the rear tire at this point. The officer who pulled her over shouldn’t be fired because he was just trying to do his job. In fact, he was trying to get a hold of the situation as he tried to tell her to get out of the vehicle very politely.

  • quezon

    The police in US seems not to be able to negotiate with the trafficants! in many countries, weapon is the last resort! Since people know that policemen can draw gun anytime, they have to defend themselfs. Violation feeds violation, and it seems not to be stoppable! Never pull a gun when you konfront a family with kids. speeding should not be a BIG issue to stop there must be some heavier criminals to catch out there!

    • Anthony Pagio

      I believe you misunderstand safety and following orders when told to do so by law enforcement when you are involved in breaking the law. She brought all this upon herself and her children. If she would have simply signed the paper to start with, the whole thing would never have happened. This is what happens when people smoke marijuana, paranoia sets in and she started acting extremely guilty of other crimes which did indeed surface after they searched her van. Prime example of bad parenting.

  • Adam Sack

    In all fairness the mother was dead wrong and so was her son however the situation unfolded he should have never fired his gun at a car with children in it….flat out period end of discussion

    • Anthony Pagio

      Odds are he was not aware of the children being in the car. He even stated on the radio that he was attempting to shoot out the tires. I agree it was a bad decision. But I don’t think he should be fired for it. Maybe a 6 month desk job without his firearm. He was in the force 12 years without an incident, so says the article.

  • will

    sorry to say this..fucking niggers !! i spend 12 years in houston dealing with those mother fuckers!! im so glad i made enough money to come back to my country mexico..after workin my ass off ..so fuckin glad i dont have to deal with their lazy asses!!

  • jdbaird

    All of that stupidity for someone going 15mph over the speed limit. Yeah I think cop should have gotten fired, he should be prison for attempted murder as well.

  • Odai Al Mallak

    Fuck off… Racism !!!!!

  • Duke

    She was pulled over for speeding, didn’t follow officer’s instructions, fleed from the police, resisted arresting, had her kids attack police officer, fleed again, speeded again, endangering her kids, policemen and other people on the road. Police officers did their job while she acted like crazy (and had drugs). You Americans should be thankful for the kind of police you have. You have no idea how it works elsewhere in the world. Somewhere cops will beat you up for no reason, in other countries, such as in mine, criminals can do whatever they want to do, even attacking cops and face no charges – I would pay anything to have American police here, so the streets would be finally safe and the law would work.

  • http://www.FelipeOsorio.com Felipe Osorio

    They had her information, she can’t technically go anywhere. She seemed to be protecting what she thought was her right to not be arrested over a misunderstanding.

    The original officer did a good job of only pulling out the gun when absolutely necessary and holstering it when necessary.

    That fat cop who came stumbling out of that car with his gun, saw that the situation was getting serious and wanted to have his HERO day. HE SHOULD BE FIRED! When dealing with weapons you can’t just USE IT with lack of information, especially when you are not directly threatened. There are some officers who savor the moments that they are justified to pull out their weapons. LOL

  • Jamie Hulin

    First the lady should spend time in jail, 2nd, I don’t think the cop should be fired. It was a bad decision to shoot but I don’t think he should be fired.

  • Ereshkigal

    The mother put her children in danger when she didn’t cooperate with police. She wouldn’t turn her engine off, fled from the scene, wouldn’t step out of the vehicle, and yet the officer still gave warning after warning. What the hell did she expect was going to happen? Police SHOULD be something to be feared (not saying they should have assault rifles and LAV’s) but when someone points a gun at you it should be a threat to your life.

  • Paul Hue

    Mom: 100% wrong
    Cops: 100% correct.

    This awful woman traumatized her children and endangered their lives, for $126, imperiled her liberty, and got a vs got a fine officer fired. Her example has likely set her children onto lives of criminal conduct and belligerency.

  • MrsMommy

    The boy did not rush the officer. He never made contact with him or confront him. Also, since the police officer made contact with the driver of the car, and was able to see all of the children in the car; he knew he was in no danger, because he was never threatened.

  • August G. Schwartz

    Which is more dangerous, a police officer shooting into a van full of kids, or a mother eluding police at 100 mphs with those same children inside??

  • Tony Reynolds

    The traffic stop ended when the cop returned the woman’s driver’s license. That’s it. Over. Any half-wit knows that the cops keep your license until they are ready for you to leave. That’s why they hold it. If this cop was too stupid and returned the license too soon, that’s on him. Also, too, big deal if she drives away. He already has all her info and so there’s no need to go on a major chase. The cop completely, unnecessarily escalated the incident (as cops are wont to do) and created a problem where none existed. This is the problem with hiring “Jethro Bodine” as a law enforcement officer. He’s stupid. Can’t think his way out of a box. Always looking for an excuse to exert force.

    • BB

      Americans just don’t understand the concept of de-escalation. Its always more, more, more. Get in your face and ask for more. Jingoism & blind patriotism have blinded people.

  • MatBarkleySucks

    So the cop was fired because the Mother was a moron? The Cops fired at the tires not the car, and the Woman was speeding and putting other lives at risk on the road. This is what happens when you have a Country filled with morons in it. The Cop is in the wrong, when it is the disgraceful Mother that was in the wrong. Hopefully someone with a brain took these children away from this Mother.

  • DeclarationOfIndependence

    This woman is not unique. Currently, there exists in this country an attitude that the government’s only legitimate role is to redistribute wealth and provide services. There is little respect for authority. Among a generation of blacks that has been raised primarily by women, there is even less respect for male authority. The woman involved in this situation seemed to think that she was in a position to negotiate with the first police officer and that she had the right to refuse his lawful orders. This is what turned what should have been a simple fine for speeding into a very dangerous situation that threatened many people’s lives.

  • jmelnick

    new mexico shouldn’t require someone to make a decision on the spot if they want to contest the ticket or not first and second the cop deserved to be fired and possibly prosecuted criminally.

  • Gio Perez

    Love this story because this should educate stupid people that think they know it all first off I really dislike cops as my history with them there’s good and there’s just bitch ass dick cops that discriminate but this here I really wish the mother had got in trouble as well as the officer that shot she put her kids in more danger acting stupid and taking off over a speeding ticket the officer that cited the ticket did his job well even braking the window you never know the dumb ass kid could have had a weapon in the car he also had a lot of patients dealing with there dramatic asses if that was my mother I would have slapped the shit out of her in the process the officer was not harming her in any way but the 2nd officer that showed up was wrong shooting he got fired good for him his ass was way to trigger happy just wanted to shoot something over all learn from this you don’t want a stupid ass cop shooting at your kids over speeding tickets do what’s right and cooperate

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