Idaho Hero Cop Beats Up 12-Year-Old

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An Idaho woman says a cop with the Idaho Falls police department picked up her 12-year-old son and smashed his face into the trunk of a parked car after she called to report that he was missing.

Amy Olzak says she initially made the call on the morning of March 13 and spent the day with friends searching for the child – before he was finally located and she called police again to indicate that he was safe.

That wasn’t good enough for the cops however, and officers responded to Olzak’s home to investigate. That is when one of them began questioning the boy and the unnecessary assault occurred.

“They came over. I talked to an officer for a minute and he walked over to my son,” Olzak said. “Then he put my son’s hand behind his back and, like, lifted him up in the air and slammed his face into the trunk of a car.”

According to a civil claim filed against the department last week, which accuses the unidentified cop of unnecessary and excessive force, the child sustained broken teeth, a possible concussion, and bruising and trauma to his face and neck.”

Multiple witnesses from the scene corroborated Olzak’s story. Courtney Beck, who owned the vehicle the boy was smashed against, said there was “absolutely no reason for” for the brutality. She said afterward, the 12-year-old was handcuffed and placed under arrest.

Jessica Bowles also told the same story and the three women said the child was then taken to a local hospital to receive medical attention where he remained handcuffed until he was returned home.

Idaho Falls police Capt. Royce Clements said that Idaho law allows officers to arrest and detain runaway children and then put them in a detention center or release them to family members. He said the incident is currently under investigation.

“In this particular case it was determined that we did send this to internal affairs and that is ongoing,” Clements said. “Once that investigation is completed, the full results of that come back to the chief of police and as an administrative team, we discuss that and make a determination as if or what sanctions will or need to take place.”

Olzak said she was never notified of any charges against her son, and according to court records, none have been filed. Footage of the incident does not exist as none of the witnesses recorded the encounter and Idaho Falls does not require officers to wear body cameras.

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  1. I believe everything is enough our fault that each of us must acknowledge our shortcomings and NAP trespasses, and then do the best for ourselves we are able.

    Life is like a series of Texas Hold Em games. Some times we have strong hole cards and match the board. Sometimes our strong cards miss the board, and it might be time to bluff.

    For others we’re dealt a series of weak hands and we mus t bide our time. Then come on like gangbusters like we have the stone cold nuts. Even if we have rags, we bluff big and hope to steal a big pot.

    In the end those who at least play have a chance. Over time skill makes a difference as well. In the long run it shows thru no matter how long a bad streak of poor hole cards leaves us crippled. The bluff. Knowing the odds. Knowing your opponents. These algorithms in our arsenal mean we’re never impotent and without a chance.

    When I have nothing to say, I will still say something, you have to get in the game. Maybe Im the most ridiculous troll clown clover anywhere.

    I am still ahead of those afraid to sit at lifes table and take a deal for all my chips.

    Wondering who is at fault is okay once in a while. But Not all questions have coherent answers that can be boiled down to a few paragraphs. The answer might be far off, but the more of us out there formulating cringe theories and then falsifying them. The shorter the list of possible actions becomes.

    Markets, agoras, industry. These all require letting things go bad and taking whatever you get.

    If you become someone who vetoes so many different things. You become an enemy of commerce trade and spontaneous human cooperation.

    Your industry has been disrupted and become unrecognizable to you maybe. Yet every day you show up here and write good stuff and shrug off the state. Shrug off the shills And shitposters. And toadies for authoritarians. Youre a kind of Atlas really.

    If I could get in my right mind long enough, Id write something equivalent. If I continue to stay in a mental ditch far off the rails. Well i will keep on scrivening and tossing the crumpled missives up on the road and see who uncrumples and reads them.

  2. Come December 20th, I’ll have a 12 year old. I can already see her getting a beat down for going shopping for makeup without an adult present or something, and just saying whatever’s on her mind at the time within earshot of some pallid quivering gray jellied hero buying day old donuts on sale in the aisle next to her or something.

    The Tweens all know we’re frauds and don’t really need to be paid much to. Not much we even have to offer any of them. They instinctively know where the real power really is, and if a time ever comes where its them or you, and a slobbering synaptic misfiring robo thug is on their doorstep, they’re probably gonna do their damnedest to make sure its not them, whatever happens. If that means it has to be you, oh well, there’s a whole new season of So Awkward in the Netflix today, and the fridge and cupboard are very well stocked and will still be open for business.

    The Depraved Heart Murder of Freddie Gray
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_of_Freddie_Gray

    The driver was charged with committing a depraved heart murder. There’s a fitting termfor yuh. Not that any of the six have even begun a meaningful trial yet. Not that caging them or not caging them has anything important to do with the whole inhuman depraved heart fuckery that has become the very marrow of this 4th Industrial Revolutionary bloodfest United States of Insanity.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Industry_4.0

    If you simply throw out everything European that ever griftered its way into our minds and began anew only with the few remaining 4 million Native Asian Americans. I think they could at least give us proper Indian Names.

    And every name should begin with Depraved Heart.

    Hi, I’m Depraved Heart Long Haul Driver. Nice to meet you, me, well I’m Depraved Heart Heavy Payroll Printouts Processing, have a snort of this peace pint of American Buffalo Lager.

    That’s my squaw Depraved Heart Couch Concubine to your left. And further on your left is my best scout comrade Depraved Heart Daily News Diatribe Regurgitates down at the end of the longbar submitting his latest blog article.

    Who should we sacrifice to the greater good this evening do you think, have you gotten your roster from Depraved Heart Town Decider yet? My Kill Bot Handicapper App was skyping me at work saying he thinks its gonna be Old Joe, who just last week shot his woman down when he caught her messin around town.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyber-physical_system

    • Hi Tor,

      Probably, we’re all damaged – and it’s not really our fault. Can’t help where and when you’re born, the culture you’re raised in. But, some of us – for a variety of reasons – begin to think about it all a bit too much… and we begin to grok the fulsome scurvy truth… and then we try to get back on track.

      That’s me, speaking for myself.

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