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Cop Arrested After Altercation Involving Gun, Trans Women


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"More details are now emerging regarding an early morning shooting involving an off-duty police officer and three individuals, two of whom are transgender. The police officer involved in the incident, who has not been identified, has been arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon and driving while intoxicated -- and LGBT advocates are planning an immediate response..."

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UPDATE: Further Details Emerge in Police Shooting with Transgender Women

"Court documents have revealed more details on what happened during an incident Friday morning that led to the arrest of an off-duty D.C. Police officer for assault with a deadly weapon and driving while intoxicated. Police say Officer Kenneth Furr jumped onto the hood of the victims' car and shouted, "I'm gonna kill you," and fired multiple times; five shells were recovered. While in custody, Furr blew a .15 on a breathalyzer test..."

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A lot has been going on in Washington D.C. lately. Trans women seem to get a hard time there.

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View PostGennee, on 29 August 2011 - 08:50 AM, said:

A lot has been going on in Washington D.C. lately. Trans women seem to get a hard time there.

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I've been noticing that too. :(
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"Furr -- a 20-year-veteran of the Metropolitan Police Department -- has been charged with driving while intoxicated and assault with a dangerous weapon. Police say he was on restricted duty due to a medical condition at the time of the shooting. His service weapon had been turned in to the department, and police say he was not authorized to carry a firearm." -wtop.com
So uh, after screaming "I'm gonna kill you," why isn't this bozo being charged with attempted murder instead of just assault with a dangerous weapon. I mean, if I tell you I'm gonna kill you, and then fire on you...isn't is safe to assume it was my intent to kill you?

And isn't a gun a deadly weapon? Seems to me this should have at least been assault with a deadly weapon? Hardly seems like a coincidence that Furr ran into this same group of people twice in one nite. Doesn't sound to me like he was intent on just assaulting someone.

"Furr also previously had been fired but was later reinstated by MPD." -wtop.com
Hmmmmm...

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Hang em high , let em swing low .... I have never liked DC it is a very nasty place in my oppinion I know some will say its a great place but I have yet to find any reason to feel any differently about it . Prove me wrong I would love to be excited about our nations capitol .

I think the contradictory standards for law enforcement officers is absolutly appoling to say the least . they enforce laws on others yet are seldom subject to abide by them , gggrrrr , I give no more to be said or I am going to loose my composer.

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There have been several reported instances of violence against transgendered women at the hands of DC police, according to transgender rights activists. A DC police officer has been indicted for assault with intent to kill, and if found guilty, could face up to 30 years in jail...

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"The activists say Police Chief Cathy Lanier has been unable to curb trans-phobic behavior by District police officers. Lanier denies the accusations." -D.C. Officer Allegedly Solicits Transgender Prostitute, wamu.org

Unable?  Or unwilling?  I say send the offenders to sensativity training one time, then fire them the next time something happens.  Her included...

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UPDATE --

Off-duty MPD officer accused of shooting at group including two transgender women receives suspended sentence, credit for time served
By John Riley, Published on January 10, 2013, 5:13pm
"Kenneth Furr, the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) officer accused of shooting his service weapon while off-duty at a car of five people, including two transgender women, was sentenced today in D.C. Superior Court to three years' probation, 100 hours of community service and a $150 fine. Sentencing follows a jury's October 2012 finding of Furr guilty of one count of assault with a dangerous weapon and one count of sexual solicitation for prostitution."  --metroweekly.com

Furr Sentenced to Probation, Community Service




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Apparently, screaming, "I'm gonna kill you" didn't have much bearing on Furr's frame of mind while shooting at people.  I guess having been intoxicated excused the threat.  -Michael

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The guy deserves more but since he didn't kill anyone they figure it was not as bad as could have been.  Still he shot at people with the intent to kill did he not?  Transgenderism doesn't even enter into this.  He shot at 5 women.

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Considering he was fired once before...in my book that is an indication that he might be a problem.  I realize we don't know the details of what got him fired, but we also don't know the facts that got him his job back.  It could have been a case where the City didn't follow procedures and he could have gotten his job back on a technicality - I've seen it happen.

I don't believe the average citizen would have gotten just three years probation, 100 hours community service and a small fine.  I would be willing to bet my next check that Joe Blow would have gotten some time inside for shooting/shooting at five people, and yelling he's gonna kill them - whether the victims were trans or not.  A few extra days would have been tacked on for the alleged solicitation of prostitution.

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A Washington, D.C. police officer who fired multiple shots into a car with three transgender women and their friends is getting off easy, and the transgender community has reacted with outrage.

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Police protect their own. Unless it was blatantly obvious that the officers shooting wasn't justified an internal investigation will find that the officer(s) acted appropriately.
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