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Poor Sheriff Roberts

Poor Sheriff Roberts

Well, poor Clackamas County Sheriff Roberts seems to be having a really bad spell, what with all of his officers out on paid administrative leave, while his cronies "investigate" all the murders by cop that have been taking place on his watch.
Poor Sheriff Roberts

Well, poor Clackamas County Sheriff Roberts seems to be having a really bad spell, what with all of his officers out on paid administrative leave, while his cronies "investigate" all the murders by cop that have been taking place on his watch.

When questioned in this regard, both he and Sandy Police Chief Skelton related that the killings were somehow all related to the "meth epidemic, and the number of mentally ill."

What the fuck? Did I miss something? Fouad Kaady was neither on meth, nor was he mentally ill. Is he talking then, about his OFFICERS maybe being a little drugged up, or mentally ill?

He goes on to say that if his budget woes (takes a lot of overtime to cover for the sins of these murdering thugs) ever get solved, he will send his officers to crisis management classes. Guess no one told him that Willard was a graduate of one of these classes. Didn't seem to help.

He then complains (whines) that perhaps these budget shortfalls and manpower shortages will lead to slower response times, LET US HOPE SO! Slower response times might have saved Fouad's young life. How many murders have they missed out on, by not arriving in time to find the injured before the paramedics do?
VIOLENT GANGS OF CLACKAMAS COUNTY 31.Jan.2006 13:57

DR. WAGONTIRE

dear clackamas county voters;

excuse me, but all else aside, i think statistics support the irrefutable fact that those wearing badges and uniforms remain our most violent and dangerous gang members in clackamas county. one of the more absurd things recently coming out of the sheriff's office in response to questions about better training that might prevent another tragedy (murder), like that of mr. fouad kaady, was that deputies were going to be recieving special training in "vehicle extraction". i.e.: how to get a suspect (person) out of a vehicle.
someone needs to do a little homework here. the sheriff's office seems to produce more crime than it prevents, and yet their response is to ask for more money for training and equipment at every concievable opportunity.
law enforcement does a real good job of helping the corporate media scare people about drugs and crime while they go about the business of stealing more of our tax money. it's got to rate as one of the most successful con jobs in history. what other enterprise would we consider giving more money each year, while they failed at their main mission? if it's your job to control crime and drugs and they are on the increase, you obviously aren't doing your job. why should you get more money? the only important connection i see between drugs and the murder of fouad kaady, is that the shooters, officer bergin and deputy willard did not drug test after they shot mr kaady. their behavior as well as some of the more bizarre and irrational statements coming from sheriff roberts and chief skelton stronly suggest a big part of our drug problem in clackamas county may be in our sheriff and police departments. excuse me but don't we have a clackamas county deputy currently in jail suspected of armed robbery of local drug stores?
the bottom line here is that the tax paying citizens of clackamas county are getting a pretty miserable return for their tax dollars. what we need is less apathy and some serious "citizen training". we don't need more training for "vehicle extraction", we need to start training citizens in "elected official extraction" . we do have a process known as
"recall", and we need to start using it to clear the dead weight from our county.
there is no excuse for shooting an unarmed, naked, and badly injured man.
those making excuses for or trying to justify this action are a disgrace to both humanity and law enforcement. we need to raise the bar for public service and public policy in clackamas county.