Can a cop threaten to kill you and get away with it?

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There’s an article over on SittingDuckPolicy.com that details an account of a Law Enforcement Officer from California who apparently doesn’t like the fact that it’s not illegal for law-abiding citizens to openly carry unloaded firearms.

He allegedly replied to someone’s Facebook post about open-carriers, and alluded to pointing his rifle at them, making them lay prone, and if one of them were to make a “furtive movement” that he’d get two weeks paid time off… which is cop-speak for killing the person and being put on paid administrative leave pending an investigation into the incident.

So, can a law enforcement officer make a blanket statement that he will kill a person lawfully exercising a Right if they make what he calls a “furtive movement”? Should he be disciplined? Fired? Read the article –>

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