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    Shots Fired

    Couple interesting things here.
    1) The Ames PD's violation of the open records law
    2) Last time the Ames PD fired their weapons was at Sam Mack in 1989
    Ames police bullet strikes approaching motorist | desmoinesregister.com | The Des Moines Register


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    Last time they were fired was in '89? Wow...


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    Re: Shots Fired

    2) Last time the Ames PD fired their weapons was at Sam Mack in 1989
    That's impressive.



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    Re: Shots Fired

    I would shoot someone trying to run me over too. Its too bad cars dont explode like they do on movies.



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    Re: Shots Fired

    I was in school when Mack and Levin White got shot at the BK. In fact one of my buddies was in the intensive care unit when they brought them in.

    One gets shot in the butt, another in the foot. Ames PD says, "They are lucky to be alive. We are trained to shoot for the kill."

    Really? You hit a 6'7" guy in the rear end and a 6'2" guy in the foot. Might want to send that officer back to the firing range for a little more target practice.



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    Re: Shots Fired

    They can fire a can of tear gas at a crowd of students with the best of them, though.


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    Barbra Mack quoted in the article...Don't **** with Barbra Mack, she knows her ****. Awesome Prof.



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    Quote Originally Posted by 4429 mcc View Post
    Barbra Mack quoted in the article...Don't **** with Barbra Mack, she knows her ****. Awesome Prof.
    Mack was one of my favorite profs. She has a definite "no bull ****" attitude.


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    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    Mack was one of my favorite profs. She has a definite "no bull ****" attitude.
    There ARE exemptions to the FOIA for law enforcement, such as when releasing information would "reasonably interfere with an investigation"." And Barbara Mack knows that.
    I think she has a thing against cops.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    There ARE exemptions to the FOIA for law enforcement, such as when releasing information would "reasonably interfere with an investigation"." And Barbara Mack knows that.
    I think she has a thing against cops.
    How would that interfere with this investigation?


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    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    They can fire a can of tear gas at a crowd of students with the best of them, though.
    no **** right?


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    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    Mack was one of my favorite profs. She has a definite "no bull ****" attitude.
    There were a lot of JLMC students that for whatever reason just could not get along with Mack. I was not one of those - she was one of my favorite profs, and I used her as one of my advisers when looking for a job after graduation (while I sniffed out a so-called "job" for what it was myself, she helped steer me away from a clear Ponzi scheme in Chicago when I asked her about it).


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    no **** right?
    I came withing about a foot of from getting run into by an Ames cop once. It was about 12:30 on a Thursday night and I was taking my brother to pick up his car from the stadium lots. I had to drive through a couple rows to find his car, which I found near the end of the row and I stopped to let him out, with my lights on and she drove around the end of the row , without her lights on and ends up having to slam on her break, screeching the tires to stop and comes to a stop about a foot away from my car, as my brother is stepping out of the car.


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