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Entire Buffalo Emergency Response Team resigns
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Posted By: AltaD, 6/5/2020 6:31:52 PM

The entire Buffalo police Emergency Response Team has resigned following the suspension of two officers who were caught on video shoving a 75-year-old protester to the pavement, according to reports Friday. A total of 57 officers resigned from the emergency team in solidarity with the two suspended cops, who pushed Martin Gugino, causing him to stumble backward and crack his head on the ground, WGRZ reported. “Fifty-seven resigned in disgust because of the treatment of two of their members, who were simply executing orders,” said John Evans, president of the Buffalo Police Benevolent Association.(Snip)Gugino, an activist who is well known in Buffalo, was listed in serious but stable condition.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: poliposter 6/5/2020 6:38:23 PM (No. 433811)
They resigned from the Emergency Response Team, not the police force. I watched the video. The police were pushing through shoulder to shoulder. Did the old man have dementia? I can't imagine why anyone would think they didn't have to obey police officers clearing a space.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Northcross 6/5/2020 6:41:49 PM (No. 433815)
Wow. The Buffalo ERT are all racist scum. At least according to lying leftists.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Ruhn 6/5/2020 6:43:10 PM (No. 433816)
Martin Gugino is affiliated with PUSH and is a professional agitator. He has a rap sheet and is no stranger with deliberately tangling with LE. The man can’t help himself. Unfortunately Gugino baited some unknowing cops. Mission accomplished.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Corndoggies 6/5/2020 6:46:10 PM (No. 433820)
I saw the video and don’t think they pushed him all that hard. 75 years old have brittle bones and have no business taking on the police
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Reply 5 - Posted by: bad-hair 6/5/2020 6:51:15 PM (No. 433823)
Sorry folks but I disagree.. The old simply following order trick doesn't work. Looks to me like the officer who pushed him tried to go back and help but was moved on by other cops. Well after that it seems that not one of these police officers went out of their way to help an elderly innocent (presumed) man. And number 1 maybe he did have dementia or maybe he just couldn't get out of the way in time.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: marbles 6/5/2020 6:52:41 PM (No. 433826)
Watch the video, agreed , he was not pushed very hard AND look at his ankles, very comfortably crossed. It's was a set up.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Toby Ten Bears 6/5/2020 6:53:28 PM (No. 433827)
That stupid old man touched the cops arm twice with whatever this genius had in his hand. The second time taught him a valuable lesson about touching cops during riot season. NO sympathy for this moron!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Jiobaobubai 6/5/2020 6:57:24 PM (No. 433829)
So no one noticed the blood spilling from the old man's head? The shove was not that hard but there was clearly a serious injury, even if unintentional, and no one helped. They should all be fired.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: poster 6/5/2020 7:07:45 PM (No. 433835)
It appeared the old activist deliberately banged his phone against the cop's pistol prior to getting pushed.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: LadyVet 6/5/2020 7:09:19 PM (No. 433836)
Several observations: >The old man was TALL, especially for an old man of 75 who had probably already shrunken down a few inches. He was probably accustomed to a lifetime of bullying and intimidating people because of his size. He obviously had not adjusted his self-awareness as he grew old. >He was carrying a helmet in his left hand and had brought that up as a shield. This indicates a deliberate move of aggression. >He obviously had someone trailing him, recording video. Another indication that this was premeditated aggression. >He had a history as an agitator. >It appears that he fell on purpose, part of a planned drama, meant to be captured on film that would be used against the cops. > There is no fool like an old fool.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 6/5/2020 7:10:04 PM (No. 433837)
They broke Curtis Sliwas jaw with a hammer and poked out the eye of his friend in NY. Guardian Angels who volunteer to protect us against the vermin roaming our streets now in the hospital...Did you hear that??? I’ve had it with these “activist thugs”.. Even this 75 year old activist troublemaker who fell backwards and hit his head because he inserted himself in a place where no human with sense would go... I’m all for the police and totally opposed to any more “protests by activists”... George Floyd was a lifelong criminal Don’t believe the lies of Sharpton Don’t believe the DNC narrative Don’t believe the enemedia hyperbole This is radical-left political theatre In our streets! Guess the Kung Flu bat virus was bull crap!
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Namma 6/5/2020 7:17:47 PM (No. 433848)
Don’t shove anything at the police. Don’t point a gun at the police either. No matter how old you are. Jackass deserves to be shoved. Love the descriptions of the injuries. Blood gushing from his head. I don’t think so. Nice try. Guy got what he asked for.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: doctorfixit 6/5/2020 7:27:34 PM (No. 433860)
Stupid ape is old enough to know better than to assault police officers. Let's see how the liberal fascists get along with no police.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Tanker76 6/5/2020 7:37:20 PM (No. 433868)
I too watched the video - the cop who stopped to help was pulled back in line to keep clearing the street. The officer doing the pulling immediately got on his radio to summon help for the injured man. Old guy should have moved along and not gotten in the cops face - repeatedly. You can't fix stupid.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 6/5/2020 7:39:55 PM (No. 433870)
It looked to me like the old man was trying to get to the policeman's gun. You have to be pretty stupid to mess with police in riot gear who have had crap thrown at them for days. It is just asking to get your posterior kicked.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Penney 6/5/2020 7:44:32 PM (No. 433875)
The old fellow seemed to have a balance problem and so should known never to have stepped in front of these officers marching in a team. There were consequences for his bad choice of showing his disrespect as he did. Sorry, he fell but it was due to his own action, imho.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Venturer 6/5/2020 7:45:33 PM (No. 433876)
There isn't enough money in the world to make me want to be a cop in todays anti-cop atmosphere. If I were a cop I would find a reason to find myself far away from any police action.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Pault135 6/5/2020 7:48:45 PM (No. 433879)
I have learned to NEVER to voluntarily talk to any PEACE OFFICER no matter what the circumstances. Other than identify myself when asked I would not tell your average police officer the current weather. They are not there to protect and serve but to demand obedience and to collect revenue. That hero cop in Buffalo was armed with a pistol, a TASER, a baton, pepper spray and a radio and surrounded by fellow officers and he’s pushing around old men. I bet he’s a real tough guy with women and kids.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: poster 6/5/2020 7:50:50 PM (No. 433882)
Reverse view of street:
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Reply 20 - Posted by: snakeoil 6/5/2020 8:08:28 PM (No. 433900)
Resent calling someone 75 elderly. Buffalo needs to put pillows on sidewalks.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: lakerman1 6/5/2020 8:16:30 PM (No. 433918)
the man reached for the police officer's be;lt. The police officers reacted to that. The police officers will not lose their jobs, based on this video. the man was making a calculated
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Reply 22 - Posted by: 24tea@Mag 6/5/2020 8:23:44 PM (No. 433926)
If the old man had dementia he needs a care taker & Joe needs one too.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: NYbob 6/5/2020 8:47:59 PM (No. 433946)
Wake up posters. He is an 'activist.' He baited the cop and flopped for effect. He is scum and deserved a lot more than what he got. He has a lifetime history of pulling this. DON'T be so easily led by the nose. They are brainwashing you while they fill pipe bombs and kill cops.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: poliposter 6/5/2020 8:53:45 PM (No. 433950)
#5, you can clearly see the police calling for medical help and the man was the aggressor.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: MickTurn 6/5/2020 9:01:41 PM (No. 433961)
Seems we have Cops and PIGS...who in their right mind think it's good police work to push innocent people around and injure them?
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Reply 26 - Posted by: ginadee 6/5/2020 9:04:24 PM (No. 433964)
I'm sorry, but I would not mess with anyone who has a gun and I don't. The older gent should have backed off. His brain should have kicked in before it got knocked in.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Vesicant 6/5/2020 9:07:40 PM (No. 433968)
Slip and fall by cop. Sure. It doesn't matter if this guy was the illegitimate love child of Stalin and Pol Pot, he was pushed by a cop and as a direct result hit the ground. That's battery even if a cop does it. Cops are NOT your friends. Cop lovers are just those who haven't yet gotten in the way of robocop.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: Maggie2u 6/5/2020 9:12:44 PM (No. 433970)
Earlier today, at another site, I commented that I would bet this guy was a professional agitator. Seems I was right. There was a woman in Seattle who did this all the time. She was elderly and at every single riot she would get herself tear gassed and then the media would take a picture of her with the stuff dripping down her face and say how awful it was this sweet little old lady was gassed. It was her profession and she was good at it.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Michaelus 6/5/2020 9:34:14 PM (No. 433987)
Yeah - this is exactly what the "peaceful protesters" want: push things to the limit and get some police, National Guard etc. guy to hit back. They still dream of arranging another Kent State.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Rumblehog 6/5/2020 10:45:09 PM (No. 434042)
I'm younger than that man, but he should not attempt to confront men in full battle gear marching forward. A few hundred years ago he would've been run through with an 18 inch bayonet and left for dead, and the wails of the family would be lost to time.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Paintman 6/5/2020 10:45:50 PM (No. 434043)
When the police lose the trust and support of the middle-class, church-going, small businessman - me- Society has a problem. That said the old man sounds like a professional agitator and probably took a dive on purpose. And the cop sure looks like a bullying punk. My 2 cents.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: Newtsche 6/5/2020 11:26:24 PM (No. 434072)
How can one get that old being so stupid?
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Reply 33 - Posted by: watashiyo 6/5/2020 11:27:51 PM (No. 434073)
ERT in full gear and proceeding towards the target area. They are fully focused and anticipating what could happen to them once they ENGAGE against the RIOTERS, LOOTERS, and the Demonstrators. They are in a ZONE, concentrated in their mission to succeed and complete. They will definitely rid or remove any interference that will impede their forward movement. The old man was blocking and intentionally became collateral damage. He shouldn't have been there.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: DVC 6/6/2020 1:13:35 AM (No. 434129)
75 is pretty old to be playing tag with the cops in a riot.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: udanja99 6/6/2020 10:04:21 AM (No. 434596)
We seem to have quite a few trolls here this morning. I’ve been here since 1998 and I don’t recognize their user names.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: franq 6/6/2020 10:09:58 AM (No. 434605)
There is video out there that appears to show a tube that is dispensing the "blood" onto the pavement. Back of man's head not scuffed. Take it for what it's worth....
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