"To protect and serve"? What does that mean to us? I know what it means to me - that police should be conflict de-escalators, not conflict accelerators. With the hateful, unjust and horrific murder of Leon Rosbys dog by Hawthorne police, the department is once again displaying it's trigger happy culture and lack of regard for not only animal life, but all life in general. What if one of those stray bullets hit your child?