Originally Posted by solefald
Originally Posted by mdyaman
i think the kid deserved it and the mother should be ashamed (instead she went on GMA)
8 year old kid deserved
to be peper sprayed? Are you fucking kidding me?
NO 8 year old deserves to be pepper sprayed. There are other ways to deal with little shits, but its definitely NOT pepper spray
He understood that there were to be consequences for his actions. Why should he be held to any lower standards?
Just because the kid could easily be over powered doesn't mean that officers must put themselves in any sort of danger unnecessarily.
What would have been excessive force would have been them tackling him to the floor. They neutralized him without physical contact.