anygunanywhere wrote:Let's see, where else has failure to follow law or protocol resulted in the deaths of innocent citizens......Sutherland Springs where the Air Force failed to follow the law. Yet no one in the Air Force has faced criminal charges for failing to follow law.
It goes back at least to 1989, with the Stockton CA schoolyard shooting.
Again, 10 years later, at Columbine:
A decade after Stockton, the law enforcement system failed again at Columbine High School. The year before Columbine, in the spring of 1998, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office had prepared an affidavit to ask for a search warrant for the home of one of the criminals. The affidavit was based on his published death threats on the Internet, and on the discovery—in a park a mile and half from his home—of bombs like the ones that he bragged about making. The fact of the never-executed search was unknown to the public until two years after Columbine, when Sixty Minutes II uncovered the affidavit by using Colorado's Open Record Act. Why the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office dropped the matter remains a mystery. The Office admitted in court that it had shredded many of its Columbine documents.
It's a repeating problem. It's not a factor in every event, but it's less than rare.https://reason.com/volokh/2018/03/02/history-of-the-assault-weapon-hoax
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