To think the police in Boston are taking a lot of credit...
PuffPants · 20/04/2013 18:27
...for catching that bomber, when actually a bloke poking around in his garden found him. Tanks, helicopters, every police officer in the Western Hemisphere cruising the streets (a small suburb) and they don't think to look in a boat?
spottyparrot · 20/04/2013 18:49
I thinks the police operation was effective. They made it a city wide priority and all citizens were alerted to this. That's why the terrorist was found. The person who found the terrorist might have thought the guy was a burglar or something rather than a hiding terrorist.
Woofers · 20/04/2013 18:54
Can I just mention that at this stage he is a suspect. And that I think the celebrations in relation to the arrests are premature, especially as we don't know if it was him, or why they did it, or if they have others with a similar intention planned ........ Iykwim
PeachActiviaMinge · 20/04/2013 19:04
Oh yes damn the police for putting their lives on the line to protect the public, How very dare they celebrate the lack of casualties because of their immense bravery.
Tell you what OP go tell the family of the officer who died how they shouldn't be proud of him.
WishIdbeenatigermum · 20/04/2013 19:17
What the fuck is wrong with you? An armed, possibly suicidal loon who has already killed and bombed people and you're cavilling about the polices actions. They locked down and probably avoided further carnage.
And you sit on the other side of the world and dare to criticise?
KitchenandJumble · 20/04/2013 19:23
Actually, I think the police did a good job in this case. They managed to capture the suspect alive without any members of the public being injured in the process. Yes, the guy with the boat found him, but without the police the suspect could have escaped again, possibly injuring or killing someone else as he fled.
MrsTerryPratchett · 20/04/2013 19:34
I can't imagine what it must have been like living in Boston over the last few days. I'm sure it was terrifying. Maybe you are too young to remember the IRA trying to bomb us every ten minutes. Or July 7th? Maybe you don't live in London, or Belfast or Warrington or any of the other places in this country that have been bombed.
Not saying the Police were BU but it seemed like a HUGE thing to close down an entire city.
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