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Old June 21, 2009, 07:54 PM   #55
bigger hammer
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Originally Posted by maestro pistolero
Exactly. I mentioned this in an earlier post.
It's not our job to come up with such solutions. Rather, it's the job of individuals to take care of themselves. Had he taken responsiblity firght form the start, this never would have happened. Now that it has, he's trying to point the finger at anyone he can rather than to accept his own screw–up.

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Originally Posted by maestro pistolero
It's fascinating how the OP and those who seem to be on the 'other side of the coin'* are more concerned with how the officers were justified than how they displayed so little imagination in finding a way to exercise the prerogative of the husband to authorize a forced-entry welfare check on his wife.
I'd suggest that you harken back to the OP where the question was not "how do the officers verify the man's identity" but was defending the officers for not kicking in the door.

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Originally Posted by maestro pistolero
The husband's fear under the circumstances was reasonable and correct as it turned out.
He should have stayed home and taken her to the hospital. It's not up to the police to come up with solutions for every situation that people create. It's great that you're able to do so in the comfort of your living room.

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