June 3rd, 2011 00:59 EST
Trigger-Happy Cop Shoots Concrete Alligator
"A police officer in Independence, Mo., who thought he was killing an alligator on the loose, discovered he had shot a life-size concrete lawn ornament.
Several officers approached the concrete alligator with their guns drawn, but only one trigger-happy Barney Fife fired a couple of rounds.
The cop who fired at the alligator should be fired - alligators have as much right to live as dim-witted cops.
The Keystone Kop impersonator should be replaced by a concrete cop.
The homeowner, Rick Sheridan, keeps the concrete alligator to discourage trespassers. It sure as hell beats putting up a concrete cop; I don`t think anybody in Independence respects the police department.
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