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Is it really the police fault for the death of 3 boys?

I read this article and just could not believe the parent may consider suing the police for the death of her 3 boys.

http://www.cnn.com/2005/US/07/19/trunk.deaths.ap/index.html

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I read this article and just could not believe the parent may consider suing the police for the death of her 3 boys.

http://www.cnn.com/2005/US/07/19/trunk.deaths.ap/index.html
But of course they are. The police arrested them and kept them from watching their own children for an extended period of time. The mother was begging and pleading with them to allow her to drop them off at the neighbors.

Some people just need to be sterilized when they do stupid things like tell the Police they shouldn't respond to calls in the neighborhood if they don't want to get sued.

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RE: Is it really the police fault for the death of 3 boys?

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But of course they are. The police arrested them and kept them from watching their own children for an extended period of time. The mother was begging and pleading with them to allow her to drop them off at the neighbors.
Is that true?

All I know of this tragic event is that the grandmother of one of the boys went inside to prepare dinner and when she looked out half an hour later, they were gone (trapped inside the trunk).

As tragic as it is, I resent this culture of "it's somebody else's fault - not mine"

From what I know, whoever was watching the kids failed to keep an eye on them. Also, one of the relatives who parked the Toyota failed to lock the car. It's easy to blame the police for not searching the trunk but the same goes to the family for failing to search the car unde their nose.

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RE: Is it really the police fault for the death of 3 boys?

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But of course they are. The police arrested them and kept them from watching their own children for an extended period of time. The mother was begging and pleading with them to allow her to drop them off at the neighbors.
Is that true?
Of course not, but it's the only way I can remotely consider the police at fault. It's kind of silly to think that you can blame people trying to help you for simply failing to succeed. If your house burns down but you had called the fire department, can you sue them for all damage that occurs after they're called? Scary, scary world...

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RE: Is it really the police fault for the death of 3 boys?

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I read this article and just could not believe the parent may consider suing the police for the death of her 3 boys.

http://www.cnn.com/2005/US/07/19/trunk.deaths.ap/index.html
It is W.'s fault. I don't know why, cannot even start to validate this thought, but, but, but... Aw what the hell; I just don't like the sucker.[;)]
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