I thought this was interesting because not too long ago there were articles about the use of deadly force going down in Richmond, CA. (CA - Use of deadly force by police disappears on Richmond streets WS thread here:http://www.websleuths.com/forums/sh...orce-by-police-disappears-on-Richmond-streets) Nothing but praise for Magnus. Did he do the right thing here? Was it better to just get everything settled and move on? From what I've read about Richmond this is uncommon. (Though I admit not keeping up with Richmond news regularly.) This is how it starts (bits and pieces taken from articles below): ..... On Sept. 14, Jensen was responding to a nuisance report at Uncle Sam’s Liquors, located at 3322 Cutting Blvd. According to the three-page letter from Grove, a citizen had called to complain that people were loitering in front of the store. .... Perez was shot multiple times by a police officer outside a liquor store after an altercation while he was being arrested on suspicion of being intoxicated. The officer claimed Perez was reaching for his gun, but witnesses and Perez supporters say Perez was not making any threatening moves when he was shot three times through the torso. .... Jensen's attorney, Terry Leoni, said last year that the officer acted in self-defense and "was scared for his life" because Perez was tugging on his weapon. "Unfortunately, these situations are always tragic, but Mr. Perez's dangerous actions provoked officer Jensen to use deadly force," Leoni added Tuesday. ..... Richard ‘Pedie’ Perez, Unarmed Man Killed By Richmond Cop, Being Ignored, Dad Says (IMO He's right.) Magnus is the guy who turned everything around in Richmond, as mentioned in the deadly force thread^. Richmond: City settles suit involving fatal officer shooting of Richard "Pedie" Perez If they admit fault why were no charges brought against the officer? Why wasn't he fired? Why is he now allowed to pass Go and Collect $200? No Charges For Richmond Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Man Outside Liquor Store, DA Says It Was Self-Defense Richmond cop who killed unarmed man to receive tax-free compensation for life $70k!!!