An armed government worker has actually been convicted of assault… despite the best efforts of the system to prevent it.
Michael Sippel is – was – an armed government worker who Hut! Hut! Hutted! a man named Christopher Spate, whom Sippel claimed “matched the description” of someone he was supposedly looking for. When Spate objected to being accosted – his ID demanded – Sippel commenced Hut! Hut! Hutting!
Sippel and his AGW partner ripped off Spate’s bookbag, Tasered him and punched him repeatedly, breaking his jaw and damaging his eye socket.
News coverage here.
The AGW’s lawyer claimed that criminally charging this AGW could have a “chilling effect” on AGW’s being willing to serve and protect in this manner.
Here’s to hoping.
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