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beatyourselfup:

The Kendall County Sheriff’s Department has launched an internal investigation into an alleged incident involving an off-duty deputy pulling a gun on a pregnant woman in a Walmart express lane. Just one week from her due date, Nicole Thurmond said she feared for her life while checking out at a Walmart store in Oswego on a recent Sunday. “I felt someone close behind me. He started being really rude and said, ‘Don’t you know how to count? You are holding up the whole store,” Thurmond recalled. Thurmond said she didn’t know it at the time, but the man in plain clothes was off-duty deputy Craig French. Thurmond’s husband had been getting eggs at the time and said he could see his wife was upset when he returned to the checkout area. “There was a guy in her face, yelling at her,” said Jason Thurmond. “In an aggressive manner he steps toward me, and I just push him back to keep him away from my wife and myself, and before I knew it I just froze because he pulled out a gun.” Jason Thurmond said the man didn’t show his badge, was “waving a gun in a store,” and at one point asked them if they were on welfare. “At one point I turned by back to him, because I was afraid if it did go off, at least it hits my backside and not in the front where my baby is,” said Nicole Thurmond. The couple said that only after he waved the gun did the man identify himself as a sheriff’s deputy. Jason Thurmond was arrested and charged with misdemeanor battery for the shove he admits he gave the deputy. The Thurmonds have since filed a formal complaint with the department. “I’m a big believer in karma. Someday he’ll be the one who can’t move very fast. He’ll see,” said the expectant mother. The Kendall County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement the incident is under an internal investigation to determine if the deputy’s actions “are consistent with the rules and regulations of the Sheriff’s Office.” The investigation is separate from any criminal investigation by Oswego Police, the department said in a statement.

So let’s get this straight: A woman enters the Walmart express lane with more items than the lane calls for. A cop behind her believes that mouthing off to her in front of her obviously enormous husband is a wise thing to do. Not willing to back down after he put his foot in his mouth, the cop decides to play Mr Tough Guy by pulling out his gun and waving it around everywhere, scaring people half to death. And who gets in trouble? The man defending his wife from this lunatic cop pointing guns at pregnant women. What. The Fuck. Is That?

black man + white cop = that is the USofA and gawd blessa murrika

Oh, you mean the white folks are still getting off scot-free? Groundbreaking. 

It really

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Kendall County Sheriff department Kendall County Sheriff department
I just signed the following petition addressed to: Kendall County Sheriff department.

Im asking for this petition because what happened to me and my wife on superbowl sunday was not right and could of been avoided, because of someone big ego. I didnt have a criminal record until know and I would like to have the charges dropped and go on with my life taking care of my kids and wife. When you ask someone several times to leave you and your wife alone and they say no and continue to insult your wife with more aggression and jumps into your face chest to chest what do you do.


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beatyourselfup:

The Kendall County Sheriff’s Department has launched an internal investigation into an alleged incident involving an off-duty deputy pulling a gun on a pregnant woman in a Walmart express lane. Just one week from her due date, Nicole Thurmond said she feared for her life while checking out at a Walmart store in Oswego on a recent Sunday. “I felt someone close behind me. He started being really rude and said, ‘Don’t you know how to count? You are holding up the whole store,” Thurmond recalled. Thurmond said she didn’t know it at the time, but the man in plain clothes was off-duty deputy Craig French. Thurmond’s husband had been getting eggs at the time and said he could see his wife was upset when he returned to the checkout area. “There was a guy in her face, yelling at her,” said Jason Thurmond. “In an aggressive manner he steps toward me, and I just push him back to keep him away from my wife and myself, and before I knew it I just froze because he pulled out a gun.” Jason Thurmond said the man didn’t show his badge, was “waving a gun in a store,” and at one point asked them if they were on welfare. “At one point I turned by back to him, because I was afraid if it did go off, at least it hits my backside and not in the front where my baby is,” said Nicole Thurmond. The couple said that only after he waved the gun did the man identify himself as a sheriff’s deputy. Jason Thurmond was arrested and charged with misdemeanor battery for the shove he admits he gave the deputy. The Thurmonds have since filed a formal complaint with the department. “I’m a big believer in karma. Someday he’ll be the one who can’t move very fast. He’ll see,” said the expectant mother. The Kendall County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement the incident is under an internal investigation to determine if the deputy’s actions “are consistent with the rules and regulations of the Sheriff’s Office.” The investigation is separate from any criminal investigation by Oswego Police, the department said in a statement.

So let’s get this straight: A woman enters the Walmart express lane with more items than the lane calls for. A cop behind her believes that mouthing off to her in front of her obviously enormous husband is a wise thing to do. Not willing to back down after he put his foot in his mouth, the cop decides to play Mr Tough Guy by pulling out his gun and waving it around everywhere, scaring people half to death. And who gets in trouble? The man defending his wife from this lunatic cop pointing guns at pregnant women. What. The Fuck. Is That?

black man + white cop = that is the USofA and gawd blessa murrika

Oh, you mean the white folks are still getting off scot-free? Groundbreaking.

It really
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Sincerely,
To get the full story go to Channel 5 NBC NEWS . Off duty cop pulls gun on pregnant couple in walmart on superbowl sunday.