I abhor the killing and wounding of police and security personnel in Dallas alleged to have been carried out by Micah Johnson.
However, I am horrified by the callous disregard for the law in the aftermath that saw the Dallas police murder the alleged murderer.
By sending a robot with an improvised explosive device that neutralized (killed) Johnson, the Dallas police violated at least three laws: the obstruction of justice, the violation of Johnson’s civil rights and the unauthorized use of a deadly explosive device.
I hope the chief of police in Dallas is held accountable for his lawless activity.
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How in the world can you have law and order when the police are recklessly violating the law?
Robert Matano, Cayucos