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DEAR POTENTIAL VICTIM OF POLICE OPPRESSION

Ames PoliceOn November 4, 2013, Tyler Comstock, an unarmed nineteen year old,  was shot and killed by an Ames, Iowa, police officer.  The young man’s father called police, reporting that his son had stolen a pickup truck and trailer because the elder Comstock had refused to buy him some cigarettes.  The police spotted the pickup, chased it, were rammed by the young driver, and continued the chase onto the Iowa State University campus where pedestrians were running for cover.  The young driver of the truck rammed another police car, took off again, and eventually got stuck in a wooded area.  When he would not shut off the engine or get out of the truck, but continued to spin the tires, the officer shot him.  Continue reading DEAR POTENTIAL VICTIM OF POLICE OPPRESSION