A Failure of the Victim-selection Process

What would you do if someone kicked in your door at 1 o’clock in the morning? Sheriff: Man dead in Monroe County home invasion.

He broke in and woke the residents. The homeowner confronted him in the kitchen armed with a shotgun, and told him to lay down on the floor.

Culver complied. The homeowner told Culver that law enforcement was responding, [Sheriff Cecil] Cantrell said.

He says Culver then got off the ground and charged at the homeowner. He says the homeowner shot Culver with the gun.

The guy-who-got-shot was dead when officers arrived. (A shotgun at close range will do that.)

Self-defense is a human-right.


Neighbors Were Shocked

Your Zip Code does not protect you. Not a normal day: Public saw work of law enforcement firsthand while officers searched for shooting suspect that may not have existed.

There was a shooting on the Mississippi University for Women (MUW) and the cops spent the afternoon looking for the shooter – but they later issued a statement saying the gunshot may have been self-inflicted.

This is a long article, and the bit that really caught my attention is almost an afterthought.

Another woman, who worked in a separate office near MUW Police Department and who did not want to be named in The Dispatch, spent the lockdown sitting in her own car parked just off campus, texting a co-worker locked in their office.

“I never thought in this little town it would happen right here on our campus,” she told a Dispatch reporter at the scene.

You are not immune from crime because of where you live. Crime can – and does – happen anywhere. Crime is not something that happens in “other kinds of areas” to “other kinds of people.” You can be a victim. You should plan accordingly.

16-year-old Defends Himself from Hatchet-wielding Relative

You could also file this under, “Don’t bring a hatchet to a gunfight.” Teen allegedly shoots his hatchet wielding uncle in self-defense

There is much in the media/Left about how only people older than 21 should have access to firearms. So what do they think this 16-year-old should have done?

“Yeah, my son defended himself. It could have been the other way around. It could have been my son, I’m the one I’m picking up and having to bury, but it wasn’t.”

The uncle apparently had a history of threatening the family, but even though his threats often included the use of things like machetes, he wasn’t in jail (or the loony bin).

The kid is understandably traumatized. And the case will be presented to a grand jury, but to my untrained, non-lawyer sensibilities, it certainly appears to be justifiable self-defense. Which is a human-right.

He Apparently Didn’t Like the “Ex” Part of Ex-boyfriend

The “How dare you live without me” attitude rarely ends well for anyone. Mississippi man allegedly killed while breaking into ex’s home, family says otherwise | FOX13

He broke into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment through a window. He was shot and killed by her current boyfriend.

Predictably, the family of the dead-guy doesn’t believe any of it. He was a nice guy. He couldn’t fit through a window. Whatever.

Davis’s family said he wasn’t the type to start an altercation. Family members are now demanding to know how many times Davis was shot.

Police told the family Davis entered the apartment through a window, but family members believe he’s a too big to climb through a window.

No charges against the shooter, because self-defense is a human-right.

He Was Sentenced to 20 Years For Murder. Now Arrested for Sexual Assault.

The 20 years for murder was part of plea deal. He only got 20 years for murder; now he’s accused of beating, raping Gautier woman | gulflive.com

He would have completed his sentence in April of next year. Sometime in the past 2 years he was paroled.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call in the early morning Tuesday reporting a woman screaming in the woods. Deputies responding to the call located the victim, who said she had been physically and sexually assaulted at gunpoint. She was treated and released at Ocean Springs Hospital.

A few hours later, Neal turned himself in to Mississippi Probation and Parole.

I doubt the authorities will bother the federal .gov about the gun charges. A felon in possession of a gun, parolee committing a violent crime could be a lot of federal years. Was all this the fault of the 20-year-sentence for murder?

The Criminal Justice System – Just another .gov bureaucracy

This would be funny if it didn’t involve putting a dangerous criminal back on the street. Metro Jackson crime spree suspect released from Hinds County custody

A paperwork mix-up? At this point they can only say it is a mystery.

He was in a city jail for armed assault. He was released to a county for a court appearance. He was supposed to be returned to the jail, after that court date. He was set free.

The sheriff and DA in the fumble-fingers county are not commenting. What could they say really?

“It’s the strangest thing I’ve seen in 30 years of law enforcement. He had a $1 million bond,” [Ridgeland Police Department Chief John] Neal said.

Still want to trust your safety to the system?

Another Breakdown of the Victim-selection Process

They thought it would be a good idea to rob a store. Clerk shoots armed robber, police say

A couple walks into a store. They show a gun and demand cash.

Police said the clerk grabbed a gun and and fired at the two. The man and woman ran out of the store. Police said the man was found suffering from a gunshot wound and was taken to the hospital.

The guy who got shot is in a local hospital in critical condition. I guess his partner abandoned him, because there is no mention of her.

Self-defense is a human-right. Good Guys 1, Bad Guys 0.