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Take Action: Justice for Dog Kicked And Hung By Police Officer


Animals  (tags: dogs, abuse, suffering, justice, dog, police, investigation, sadness, killing, crime, cruelty )

Kat
- 889 days ago - change.org
Trooper Jones kicked and hung his k9 police dog Ricoh and then left him there to suffer over not releasing a TOY. He was fired in 2007 and now reinstated after an appeal and going to get paid 5 years of wages for compensation. Sign please!!



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Kimberly McMahen (25)
Monday February 20, 2012, 8:24 am
“Life is as dear to the mute creature as it is to a man.
Just as one wants happiness and fears pain, just as one wants to live and not to die, so do other creatures.“
~ His Holiness The Dalai Lama

 

Past Member (0)
Monday February 20, 2012, 8:29 am
Thank you signed! He tortured his own partner!
 

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Monday February 20, 2012, 8:31 am
This person should NEVER be reinstated!
Why was he not charged with assault on another officer?
 

Jim Jaston (203)
Monday February 20, 2012, 9:40 am
Signed! #4,514
 

Marlene Dinkins (229)
Monday February 20, 2012, 11:01 am
this moron should never and ever be back to the job!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!its imposible!!!!!!!! he turtured this poor animal, his own partner . what can spect for this bastard??? he do not need be back with another dog!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i had signed inmediiately
 

Annie Cowling (117)
Monday February 20, 2012, 11:06 am
signed thank-you
 

Michelle S. (457)
Monday February 20, 2012, 11:33 am
This is an OUTRAGE!

HOW IS THIS REINSTATEMENT JUSTIFIABLE!?

I am sharing this NOW! >^..^< M.
 

. (0)
Monday February 20, 2012, 12:22 pm
Signed.
 

Ann L. (34)
Monday February 20, 2012, 12:23 pm
signed/shared
 

LaurenAWAY Kozen (153)
Monday February 20, 2012, 12:32 pm
Gladly Signed & Shared. Thanks for posting.
 

Michela m. (3813)
Monday February 20, 2012, 12:38 pm
SIGNED & NOTED
 

Lisa Neste (695)
Monday February 20, 2012, 12:40 pm
Thank you for signing the petition "State of North Carolina police department: Please appeal decision to have ex-officer reinstated to his job"
Thanks for posting Kat &Michelle for the forward. This one is in my state of NC, watched the whole thing unfold & couldn't believe they reintaed this clown. Then again it is still very backwoods here on animal rights, so it really shouldn't have surprised me!
 

Alison A. (229)
Monday February 20, 2012, 12:40 pm
Are they mad!! This man not be in charge of protecting the public and how dare they spend taxpayer money by 'rewarding' this piece of scum with 5 years of wages for hanging a dog!

Signed and noted, thanks Kat.
 

Catherine Turley (198)
Monday February 20, 2012, 12:43 pm
thanks for the forward, michelle. he can't be trusted to use reasonable force, or behave with respect and restraint. not officer material.
 

. (1)
Monday February 20, 2012, 12:51 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you Kat.
 

Judy B. (58)
Monday February 20, 2012, 12:57 pm
Signed and noted, thanks.
 

Susan S. (191)
Monday February 20, 2012, 1:04 pm
Signed.
 

Dave C. (213)
Monday February 20, 2012, 1:15 pm
done. another example of inhumanity at its worst....
 

Liz Gillard (107)
Monday February 20, 2012, 1:15 pm
Noted and happly signed.How could they even think about reinstating this cruel individual!!!!!!! He can never be trusted again and should never ever be allowed to keep any pets as he is violent and EVIL, as for giving him 5 years back pay,disgusting!!!!!!!! He deserves nothing!!!!!! Such a beautiful dog to be treated in this way by his partner.Thank you Michelle for the fwd and to Kat for the posting.Liz Xx
 

Marilyn M. (143)
Monday February 20, 2012, 1:24 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you for posting, Kat, and thank you for forwarding, Michelle.
 

Ingrid A. (530)
Monday February 20, 2012, 1:26 pm
Scum of the Earth.
 

Carol H. (229)
Monday February 20, 2012, 1:26 pm
I wish he could get what he did to this poor dog!!! signed and noted. he is a power hungry piece of crap!!!
 

Elaine Al Meqdad (222)
Monday February 20, 2012, 1:42 pm
Signed! And that bastard is not fit to patrol the streets, Period!
 

Holly Lawrence (473)
Monday February 20, 2012, 1:42 pm
The BASTARD! Ricoh is a Police Officer and was his partner = what would happen to this scum if he did this to a human partner! No JUSTICE!
 

Past Member (0)
Monday February 20, 2012, 1:43 pm
#5,590 and shared, thanks Kat and Michelle
 

Julia R. (287)
Monday February 20, 2012, 1:45 pm
Noted & Signed! This is an outrage. This man should have been charged with attacking a fellow officer and animal cruelty! He should have been terminated and required to serve jail time. Instead they reward him by reinstating him and compensating him...it's incredulous and so unethical! What is wrong with these judges? What level is their moral reasoning at and where are there ethics! This man clearly exhibited animal abuse and that he doesn't have the correct temperament to be a police officer. He is a walking time bomb and the next time he goes off it could end up in a fatal tragedy. Shame on these judges and their inability to be objective about this situation. It's too bad that they can't be terminated, too, for by their decision in this matter, it's as if they are also complicit in this crime!
 

Past Member (0)
Monday February 20, 2012, 1:59 pm
you can tell a lot about a person or society by the way it treats the beings it doesn't think it has to treat well
the courts that don't serve the law they serve their own interest to often
Life has value beyond measure
Peace and Love
 

Kim Crumpler (26)
Monday February 20, 2012, 2:11 pm
Not right at all
 

Nimue P. (227)
Monday February 20, 2012, 2:34 pm
The bloke's a d**k. S&N thanks.
 

Paws for the News (466)
Monday February 20, 2012, 2:45 pm
What a son of a gun. Oh, the video enraged me. I signed the petition and will pray this evil person doesn't get reinstated and if so not for long. We need more signatures on that petition. I will do my best to send it along to many others. I cant believe there would even be a consideration?
www.atouchoflove.ca
 

Sarah Tackabury (0)
Monday February 20, 2012, 2:48 pm
Thats distrubing, If any one of us did that we'd be in jail.
 

naomi cohen (60)
Monday February 20, 2012, 2:54 pm
i cannot watch the video. i don't need to. this man needs to be charged with homicide. he murdered his fellow companion. it was a slow agonizing death. this beautiful hero should be alive today and the officer should be eliminated the same way....a slow, agonizing death. what a gorgeous, heroic dog, and his life is just wiped out i am so angry and so sad, and we here at care2 want justice.
 

Tomoko Harris (83)
Monday February 20, 2012, 2:58 pm
Jerks like this do not belong behind badge, they give all constables bad rap!
 

Britt Valdes-pages (246)
Monday February 20, 2012, 3:00 pm
What the hell is wrong with some people. I hope this man gets what he deserves.
 

TERRY R. (291)
Monday February 20, 2012, 3:07 pm
JUSTICE???
 

Lindsey Williams (234)
Monday February 20, 2012, 3:08 pm
Horrible...signed.
 

Ruth S. (314)
Monday February 20, 2012, 3:15 pm
Signed, if this Bastard thinks he is going to getaway with this he has another thing coming!!
 

Sarah G. (110)
Monday February 20, 2012, 3:19 pm
signed, thanks. This is completely unacceptable. Cruelty should never be tolerated, much less rewarded and condoned!
 

Michael Carney (207)
Monday February 20, 2012, 3:25 pm
Noted, and gladly signed...I just wish I could do this this f**king scum bag, the same thing he did to the Dog...I cannot believe North Carolina would give this abuser his job back, and that the Tax Payers will have to fut the bill or all his back pay...Where is the justice in this? And when will he graduate from abusing Animals, to abusing Human? All we have here is an abuser with a gun and a badge, that's not a good combo, for anyone who runs into this clown once he's back on patrol...Come on North Carolina, you can do better than this....
 

Dawn Mason (105)
Monday February 20, 2012, 3:26 pm
Gladly noted and signed!! Keep this scum out of the police force!!
 

Michael Carney (207)
Monday February 20, 2012, 3:31 pm
Sorry for my spelling errors, I was just angry and my fingers were moving faster than my brain...I meant to say I wish I could do the same thing to him, as he did to Ricoh, and I was saying that NC Tax Payers will have to foot, the bill, not fut...Sorry!!! lol
 

Constance F. (436)
Monday February 20, 2012, 3:31 pm
Thank you for posting! Ditto to many comments here - I hope the tax payers are raging bloody hell. Get this filth gone. Yes, signed!
 

Clint B. (1)
Monday February 20, 2012, 3:34 pm
Jeez this story makes me very angry. Obviously this is wrong without a doubt------ so what is up with the 3 judges whom have changed the decision (not to forget the piece of crap lawyer who is helping Jones ).In my eyes they are just as bad.Golly where is their morals. Signed with hope !! Poor dear Ricoh.
 

Kate Kenner (202)
Monday February 20, 2012, 3:42 pm
And this is man to be respected, uphold the law, and protect people> I don't think so. Sadly, he was "only a dog" so not much will happen. I will certainly sign the petition because we do have to try to get something to happen. What a shmuck. Whatever happens it will never be what he deserves.
 

ALEJANDRA AGUILAR (0)
Monday February 20, 2012, 3:47 pm
heartless. Voted
 

Valerie H. (134)
Monday February 20, 2012, 3:58 pm
Thank you, signed.......... # 6051.
 

Kate Kenner (202)
Monday February 20, 2012, 4:00 pm
Such a handsome dog. What a waste of death on him and life is wasted on that putz who killed him.
 

Barbara DeFratis (21)
Monday February 20, 2012, 4:03 pm
Signed and shared and Thank you.
 

Kathy Chadwell (371)
Monday February 20, 2012, 4:04 pm
Say WHAT? Oh no this is NOT happening signed, posted to facebook, twitters and myspace then I posted this to facebook, twitters and myspace. Why hasn't this dirt been charge with assault on another police officer? Call the governor, it sounds like the governor wants him gone too.
http://www.wral.com/news/local/video/2803930/#/vid3763813
 

Kathy Chadwell (371)
Monday February 20, 2012, 4:06 pm
Governor Bev Perdue
Phone: (800) 662-7952 or (919) 733-2391
 

aj E. (163)
Monday February 20, 2012, 4:07 pm
signed.
 

samantha l (0)
Monday February 20, 2012, 4:09 pm
Signed!
 

Penny C. (79)
Monday February 20, 2012, 4:16 pm
Signed & voted.How sick is this guy.
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Monday February 20, 2012, 4:17 pm
Noted. Thanks.
 

Eternal Gardener (703)
Monday February 20, 2012, 4:18 pm
WHAT...????
Signed!
 

Marcia Mueller (13)
Monday February 20, 2012, 4:19 pm
If this is true, the officer should be kicked off the force, lose his pension, and go to prison. Another case of someone who should be medicated or locked up instead of being on the police force.
 

Rosa mc (47)
Monday February 20, 2012, 4:21 pm
How sad kat head. Sorry I tried to sign but was unable tget onto sight to sign. It's sad how some can come off as being a good person to others but have mean and cruel intentions within.
 

Marcia Mueller (13)
Monday February 20, 2012, 4:22 pm
Are thye crazy?! This man should still be in jail and never be allowed to wear the uniform again. I hope his follow officers have sense enough to avoid him, along with the people in his neighborhood.
 

Patrizia S. (315)
Monday February 20, 2012, 4:28 pm
signed and shared
 

Sue McGuey (100)
Monday February 20, 2012, 4:28 pm
Noted! Signed & posted to Facebook!~ WHY......would they even consider reinstating a pr--k like he is???If he is capable of committing such a crime & (is) getting away with it god only knows, what else he could be capable of!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
R.I.P. Ricoh ~
 

Beth M. (244)
Monday February 20, 2012, 4:43 pm
Signed & shared on FB. I would not want him on my police force. Hopfully they appeal and get this guy out of all police departments. He's a loose cannon.
 

Evelyn B. (80)
Monday February 20, 2012, 4:45 pm
Noted and Signed Tks....He kills his own partner and they're Re-Instating him boy sure says something for Law Enforcement..they must've been on drugs, may he get his own Karma and it won't be soon enough...
R.I.P. Ricoh...
 

Suzanne L. (152)
Monday February 20, 2012, 4:53 pm
Noted, signed, disgusted. This story should be sent to every police department in North America. Around here the police love their dog and and horse partners.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday February 20, 2012, 4:57 pm
6251, TU Kat & Michelle
 

Henriette Matthijssen (143)
Monday February 20, 2012, 4:58 pm
Trooper Jones needs to be put behind bars like 5 years ago for the murder of his partner officer Ricoh his K-9 by intention. Not be rewarded for wages of compensation! Are you kidding me or is the whole system gone INSANE! A police duty is to serve & protect! Why is this even being questioned now! Justice NOW for Ricoh. I signed, Thanks Kat.
 

may Howie (259)
Monday February 20, 2012, 5:03 pm
noted,are they so short of officers that they have to put this scum bag back in the force? he should be doing a prison sentence,it is acts like this that put people off joining the police and also lose respect for them,his sorry ass should be in prison
 

Kristine H. (75)
Monday February 20, 2012, 5:04 pm
Signed and noted! Scum.
 

Anne Settanni (152)
Monday February 20, 2012, 5:24 pm
signed and shared-would love to know the details of the 'appeal'
 

Kay M. (351)
Monday February 20, 2012, 5:37 pm
done.
 

James W. (257)
Monday February 20, 2012, 5:38 pm
The a**hole should be hung then kicked to make sure he's DEAD!!!!!!!!
 

Past Member (0)
Monday February 20, 2012, 5:46 pm
That is the problem with bullies, they all want to be officers so they can beat people up an dominate everyone around them. This scumbag does not deserve the honor of serving the public. He needs to be served by the public, and thrown to the wolves for being such a pathetic piece of garbage.
 

Franco Di Palma (374)
Monday February 20, 2012, 5:54 pm
Thirty years in law enforcement in New York and I find this individual to be no better than the worst of the men I have locked up during my career. His actions are reprehensible. I am ashamed to have his name even associated with law enforcement.
 

. (0)
Monday February 20, 2012, 5:56 pm
Holy Crap!
Signed, just what the public needs another bully on the beat.
 

Vicynthia Tjahjadi (57)
Monday February 20, 2012, 5:57 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks.
 

Leisa Bailey (74)
Monday February 20, 2012, 6:14 pm
What a worthless monster! This jerk has NO RIGHT to be allowed to wear a uniform! Makes me sick & angry!!
 

Michelle S. (457)
Monday February 20, 2012, 6:34 pm
I agree with Kathy Chadwell. The governor should be contacted on this. Petitions fall through the cracks. A lot of petition authors (if not the vast majority) think Care2 will forward their petition signatures....THEY DON'T! It is the petition author's job to close the petition, download the signatures and either print them and mail them snail mail or email them. But I digress. EMAIL THE GOVERNOR!
 

Elsie Au (266)
Monday February 20, 2012, 6:39 pm
Noted and signed. What's wrong with the judge? This monster should be punished for what he did to his partner not to get his job back with compensation. He should not even be allowed to work with law enforcement again, ever!!
 

Joan M. (1091)
Monday February 20, 2012, 7:21 pm
This is ridiculous why would they reverse their decision then hand him 5 years of back pay, he should be severly punished for what he did, this is the kind of person that no law enforcement acency needs in their ranks, he is just a nasty person.
 

NoMailPlease M. (446)
Monday February 20, 2012, 7:47 pm
Oh My!!!! I have Wet eyes and am shaking from dispair, can't swallow and am thinking $!$ the #!#!!! Hung for not releasing a flipping toy??? K=9's give their lives up for their partners and this Jack Leg had no compassion, no Brain, (probably in his Arsh) for this K-9 that probably risked his life for this #!#! Tons of times.

Great comments all, sadly I did not watch the video the part in the explanation was enough to reduce me to tears. RIP dear one and I certainly do hope that if this POS gets his job back he has to go into the woods and get mauled by a Mad dog, Wolf, Bear I don't flipping care, wipe out his vocal cords, but make sure he is still alive to suffer and just can't calll for help...while he is lying there in pain, may some fire ants find him and start at his feet and work their way up to his filthy EYEBALLS and consume them! Then, he can still lay there for a few days to ROT until he goes directly to HELL! Justice, there is no Justice for our creatures, but I wish this POS was around here, I would absolutly find a way to get a crew together and take this #!#! Hole for a ride up to the back Mountains where it is very private and before I left I would let him know this is for your Partner "RICOH", ummm at time I would probably take out my tire iron and wipe out his knees as well!
Typing what i would do really did help me feel somewhat better, one could only Hope! On another note, yes Kathy, call will be made tomorrow to the Governor! Also, I am planning to write one of my politicans and ask if he knows anyone back there in power besides the Governor to make sure this POS can't be any type of job except for separating the garbage in the landfill or maybe walking around all day making sure that the S##T level isn't to high in some FARM! Did sign and forward the petition and sadly, #6,670 out of the needed 10,000...we need 20,000 so we can BANG the OFFICIALS OVER THE HEAD WITH WHAT FEELS LIKE A BRICK and dump another copy of all of the signatures on the Appeals Judge's desk (what a crack pot that person is) Are these people from the area that "DELIVERANCE" the Movie was made???
 

Jim Richards (96)
Monday February 20, 2012, 7:57 pm
This horrid abuser should be kicked off the force !
 

Sylvie Bermannova (39)
Monday February 20, 2012, 8:11 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Virginia Esquer (10)
Monday February 20, 2012, 8:22 pm
this guy deserves a nice kick in his balls, for what he did, to the poor companion of him, if he can't handle stress than get help s.o.b. but don't take it on a innocent intelligent dog, that is a coward, cold blooded bastards, that does that, he never should have been a police officer in the first place. He does not deserve sh... from my part just a good beat a lesson learn never to kill a dog and specially when is your partner and works with you, even do is a fuzzy friend.
 

Olga S. (163)
Monday February 20, 2012, 8:35 pm
That's the SHAME!
 

Ana R (220)
Monday February 20, 2012, 8:40 pm
Done!
ty
 

Shirley S. (172)
Monday February 20, 2012, 9:14 pm
Noted & signed. This policeman MUST have CONNECTIONS at a higher level to be reinstated after his SADISTIC treatment of the dog.
 

Liliana D. (124)
Monday February 20, 2012, 9:24 pm
done
 

Mary Ann Clark (82)
Monday February 20, 2012, 9:46 pm
This man should already be doing a good long sentence in jail and not be free in public much less be in any law enforcement job because obviously he can not be trusted to act as a civilized human being.
 

Jerry B. (120)
Monday February 20, 2012, 9:46 pm
Signed, this jerk should be put in jail instead of getting his job back, what a bunch of morons. They should kick him in the head see how he likes it..thanks Kat and thank you Michelle!
 

Jocelyn Koopmann (88)
Monday February 20, 2012, 10:01 pm
Noted, signed & posted on FB. This is a disgrace. I remember when this guy was kicked out. Did they think it would blow over? NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO it wont.
 

Fran away F. (110)
Monday February 20, 2012, 10:37 pm
This man evidently has serious psychological problems and should not be reinstated. After killing his canine partner, I wonder how he'll treat people.
 

LMj Sunshine (121)
Monday February 20, 2012, 11:07 pm
Done! This is crazy and these people have lost their minds. Why wasn't this guy arrested and jailed to begin with for what he did to a fellow officer?!!
Who would be ok being this guys partner is an even scarier thought and is he even banned from being around or partnered with any K9 Officer? I'm guessing noooo :(
Disturbing on so many levels.....
 

james larkin (18)
Monday February 20, 2012, 11:08 pm
'Why was this rat bag reinstated and reimbursed? I smell a rat? I smell corruption. Troopers should set a good example and when they don't they should be severely punished. This bully needs to be taught a lesson he will never forget but it seems there are other Caroilina bullies about also so somebody of higher authoerites take took take a broom to this place and sweep0 it clean of its garbage. He is probably mentally ill and needs a straight jacket.
 

LMj Sunshine (121)
Monday February 20, 2012, 11:15 pm
PS. May the Petition do the job they neglected to do and dearest Officer Ricoh not be forgetten!!!!!
 

Deb L. (3)
Monday February 20, 2012, 11:25 pm
I hope the word gets out to what he did to the dog and helps him to have the same experience. If he lives then maybe he will comprehend the error of his ways.
 

Vicky Locke (0)
Monday February 20, 2012, 11:42 pm
Petition signed and commented, thanks for the opportunity. Such repugnant behavior should NOT be supported, much less rewarded!
 

New G. (8)
Monday February 20, 2012, 11:45 pm
Horrible news, thank you.
 

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Monday February 20, 2012, 11:49 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Mike H. (217)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 12:00 am
Thank you for signing "State of North Carolina police department: Please appeal decision to have ex-officer reinstated to his job"
 

ELENA NOVO (20)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 12:04 am
n&s!!!
 

Marzia F. (38)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 12:58 am
Noted and signed, thanks!
 

Andrea Nemec (219)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 1:39 am
Noted and signed! Thanks!
 

Harshiita Sharma (139)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 2:01 am
DONE
 

Gabriela C. (103)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 2:26 am
Noted and signed! Thanks!
 

. (0)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 2:30 am
This is a disgrace to the police force. How can anyone respect an officer if they don't set an example and earn it. Smacks of corruption in re-instating this scumbag
 

Danuta Watola (1180)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 3:29 am
Noted. Thanks.
 

Danny AWAY M. (77)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 3:36 am
Noted and signed. Thanks!
 

Fatima Ahmad (24)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 3:45 am
he should be put in jail!!!!
 

paula eaton (30)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 4:26 am
Put this officer behind bars for animal cruelty. He committed a crime and he needs to lose his job.
 

Irene Leggett (0)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 4:33 am
How can any police force even consider re-instating this worthless piece of low-life garbage? He's no better than the animal abusers that we read about every day. Corruption stinks and its certainly is here in this story.
 

John S. (297)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 5:02 am
I'm always wary of signing petitions unless verified. I found "Jones' conduct, "while appearing excessive and extreme to the general public, is not unreasonably outside of or substantially different from several of the training techniques that are tested, trained and approved for use by the patrol," Hardin wrote....Hardin said the Highway Patrol's dog training methods included whipping dogs, hitting them wit sticks, and using choke collars and stun guns." They should all be fired.
 

Leslie G. (74)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 5:16 am
Speechless. Prayers for the animals. Signed, shared and noted.
 

Franco Di Palma (374)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 5:21 am
With such uncontrollable anger this Jones guy should be locked away in a Psych Ward not reinstated to the police department as well as the "panel" of idiots that decided that what he did was okay. I hope the good people of North Carolina create a huge protest over this. If they don't it says something about the state of North Carolina in general. Jones is probably jealous because he does not have half the I.Q. this beautiful animal had.
 

Joy Wong (73)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 5:29 am
Noted and signed. This is outrageous, where is JUSTICE ?
 

paul m. (93)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 5:40 am

Noted ,by Paul ! ! and I have to agree with all comments ,,Ricoh...R.I.P..
 

Val R. (230)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 5:59 am
Noted, signed and posted in group
 

Nancy C. (797)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 6:19 am
7182nd
 

Nancy sands (443)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 6:22 am
What a sick bastard -He needs to be reinstated into a psych unit not a job!
 

Patricia Cannell (748)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 6:23 am
Signed, noted and shared. What a bastard!
 

Donna Hamilton (135)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 6:31 am
Signed. This piece of scum is not fit to do the job he has reinstated in and does not deserve to be compensated for his barbarity. Wish someone would hang him for his misdemeanour!
 

Jonjon Hoy (146)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 6:49 am
So gladly signed with pride. To hang man's best friend is what Iran would do. May justice prevail and the low life Bastard pays for his crime, Murder........! His low life picture should be posted everywhere around the world leaving him no place to hide.
 

Pan Jin Yi (24)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 6:53 am
signed
 

Waltraud U. (74)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 7:04 am
Done, thank you !
 

gillian brown b. (69)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 7:10 am
vile and inhumane;
 

Kimberly B. (121)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 7:13 am
Signed & noted, thank you Kat.
 

Joe R. (189)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 7:58 am
Outrageous! Signed and noted.
 

sean manzon (41)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 8:24 am
signed & noted!
He should be fired for doing this
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 8:26 am
Inhumane. Signed and shared. Thank you.
 

Robyn M. (123)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 8:37 am
How is this justisfied? Signed and noted
 

Kathy Chadwell (371)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 9:20 am
Just called Governor Bev Perdue
Phone: (800) 662-7952

You get a recording service but PLEASE be polite and leave a message stating Jones should be in prison, not back in uniform
 

Caro M. (71)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 9:46 am
Signed/noted.
 

Claudia I. (41)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 9:48 am
already signed,
Mr. Jones has no right to wear (again) a uniform after this cruel act,!!
so for this i ask Full Justice !!
thank you
 

Dominic C. (8)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 10:17 am
Signed.
 

NicoleAWAY W. (629)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 10:24 am
#7432 and definitely shared
 

Brenda Towers (0)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 10:25 am
Noted and signed.
 

Nancy Roussy (79)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 10:26 am
Signed and noted, thank you!
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 10:30 am
End bullying!
Police ARE the bullies of Earth!
American Storm Troopers Murder Family Dog during
"Suspected Possession"
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 10:33 am
Thank you for signing "State of North Carolina police department: Please appeal decision to have ex-officer reinstated to his job"
Lock him up with the child molesters!
 

EcoWorrier M I A MoonWalk Again (969)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 10:58 am
signed and noted. not happy at all. :-( dont let him get a job ANYWHERE.
 

Amir Sardashty (17)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 11:12 am
Signed , Noted and Shared(FaceBook, Twitter, Digg, MySpace), I appreciate it and so do the animals
I lived in afew countries, I a lot of police forces been bullying the people and animals, and sorry to say, this is a small and mild version of it I have seen, during my travels.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 11:56 am
Signed. Overpowering and controlling any sentient being is a strong indicator of the tendencies towards abuse of all life. No one should have this job if their ignorance is so blatant.
 

Maria S. (102)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 1:05 pm
Action taken. Thanks Kat.
 

Sara W. (110)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 1:12 pm
He is a disgrace to cops and K-9s. He needs to be fired permanently.
 

kye j. (41)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 1:20 pm
He is a bastard.Petition signed.Not only does this ignorant animal abusing oinker oink oink, need to have his employment terminated he needs to be hung by a tree without releasing and see how this scum likes it. An eye for an eye. DO NOT REINSTATE THIS PIECE OF CRAP
 

Mary T. (188)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 1:40 pm
Signed and shared, Thanks for posting.
 

Kate A. (10)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 1:55 pm
Officer should be fired, charged, and his butt put in jail. Who wants this kind of officer in their community? NOT me
 

Elsa O. (1)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 2:04 pm
noted and signed. Fire the guy!!
 

Ashtyn Dicks (24)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 2:49 pm
If a citizen were to do this to a K9 dog, it would be considered the same as if done to a human cop! The law should apply to all, including cops! Plus who wants such a violent and savage man "protecting" us and a person we tell our children to trust?!
 

Ashtyn Dicks (24)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 2:49 pm
Not to mention he brutually murdered a living creature who trusted and loved him. This story breaks my heart and makes me hate cops more than I already do!
 

Sinikka D. (130)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 3:04 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks Kat!
 

Diane Nelson (10)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 3:24 pm
What a dirt bag! Apparently Southern states aren't big on enforcing animal abuse laws. Giving this jerk back pay after a temporary suspension is more of a reward than a punishment. It's like giving him a paid vacation and making the tax payers foot the bill. He killed his partner. Case closed. He should have gone to jail, not been rewarded for a job well done. Noted and signed.
 

Laura H. (876)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 3:58 pm
NO way in hell can I watch the video-I am sick to my stomach and crying very angry tears now.

LOCK UP THE EVIL BASTARD AND THROW AWAY THE KEY. THAT is where SADISTIC MURDERERS BELONG.
May karma show NO mercy on this MONSTER.

Rest In Peace Ricoh; I pray you get JUSTICE.

Noted and signed.
 

mary a. (2)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 4:08 pm
This out of control, cruel man is a public menace. Who knows what else he has done to other animals and even to other human beings. He is way scary and should never be put back into such a position where he can lose it like that again.
 

Vicky P. (462)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 4:14 pm
signed and noted, this seems to happen often with cops :/
 

Nichole L. (68)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 4:17 pm
May this sadistic nut never be reinstated!
 

Taylor isMyName (36)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 4:18 pm
Unbelievable. I've signed.
 

Jae A. (323)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 4:25 pm
Any police officer who would do that to a dog...trainer or whaver has no business in their department. Bad enough that too many beat and or tazer people without justificatio but to do this to a dog he was suppose to be 'training' that no doubt trusted him....what a mean and evil person this guy must be in general.
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 4:35 pm
Happy to sign.
 

Tracy G. (3)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 5:15 pm
Unbelievable! Signed.
 

Grainne OCarroll (72)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 5:26 pm
Signed and noted.
 

Lydia S. (172)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 5:44 pm
Signed .
 

Rebecca N. (24)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 5:50 pm
How awful!! What a terrible thing to do! So sad for the dog :(
 

Esther Z. (101)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 6:43 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Wolf LuvR (99)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 7:06 pm
noted and signed. shared on fb as well.
 

Janet R. (34)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 7:15 pm
Another crazy story. What a POS for killing the dog and then may be able to get back on the force with back pay. That is ridiculous. Of course, I signed the petition.
 

sean manzon (41)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 8:04 pm
may the dog deserve justice!
Don't ever let that cop get near another animal ever again!
 

Lisa P. (49)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 8:12 pm
noted signed and shared!!!
 

Cheryl B. (64)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 8:15 pm
signed and noted
 

Gary C. (5)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 8:33 pm
Noted and Signed , Thankyou....This evil peice of crap should be gaoled not reinstated , this is'nt setting the right example to anyone .. JUSTICE , I think not...
 

Rosemary Rannes (634)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 9:40 pm
Kat of course I signed this petition!
NC needs to demonstrate compassion and justice not the opposite.
The foolish decision to reinstate and compensate this individual is ludicrous.
any takers on drafting a petition?
I would if I could !
 

Kim O. (403)
Tuesday February 21, 2012, 10:13 pm
Noted and definately signed!! Thanks Kat!
 

Teresa Cowley (273)
Wednesday February 22, 2012, 12:18 am
This man did not just kill a dog, by torturing it--he killed his partner. Why would anyone want him back--who would be dumb enough to want to be his partner?
Jones shouldn't be able to ever walk the streets in freedom--he killed a police officer, due to his uncontrollable (obviously) temper, and sick disposition! I wouldn't want that nutcase to "serve and protect" me@!
 

julie j. (109)
Wednesday February 22, 2012, 1:21 am
And this scumbag is paid to protect the public? How can someone with no heart, pure evil in fact, justify murder? Its beyond belief that he has his job back and is being rewared. No wonder there are so many sick evil people about, when this is the example the Police gives them. God help our world.
 

Matthew England (0)
Wednesday February 22, 2012, 1:40 am
unbelievable, does the dog not count
 

janet w. (10)
Wednesday February 22, 2012, 3:25 am
Tie this POS up like he did the K-9 officer and start kicking his feet out from under him! Let the punishment fit the CRIME!! And,NO! you don't get your job back.First animals,then people.
 

Kathleen R. (138)
Wednesday February 22, 2012, 3:29 am
signed & noted
 

Sandi C. (237)
Wednesday February 22, 2012, 5:59 am
unblievable! He should not be allowed back!
 

Yvonne F. (163)
Wednesday February 22, 2012, 6:13 am
Outrageous!!!!! That man should be in jail!!! How can he function as a policeman, when he can't even function as a human? So signed and noted! Thank you for giving me the opportunity!
 

Jason Green (227)
Wednesday February 22, 2012, 6:33 am
Signatures
8,195 out of 10,000
 

Barbara Sanders (0)
Wednesday February 22, 2012, 7:54 am
Justice must be served for this wonderful animal!!!
 

Jane Parker (70)
Wednesday February 22, 2012, 8:40 am
Signed
 

Rebecca Shields (1)
Wednesday February 22, 2012, 9:06 am
Even if I could be convinced that someone of this nature can learn to "control: their behaviour, it never just goes away; it bubbles below the surface. It is a dance with the devil I do not trust. I always ask myself who pleas reformation, "Would I invite them to my dinner table?'
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 22, 2012, 10:14 am
I am appalled that a reinstatement is even being considered!!! What a sweet dog who deserves his status as a K9 officer and ALL that implies!
 

Tracey E. (87)
Wednesday February 22, 2012, 11:02 am
THIS PIECE OF SHIT NEEDS TO BE PUNISHED SEVERELY!! NEVER SHOULD HE BE REINSTATED. GOOD LORD!!
 

. (0)
Wednesday February 22, 2012, 11:17 am
thanks Kat..Not only should this piece of filth NOT be reinstated, he should be in JAIL.
 

Kaya Myrierie (36)
Wednesday February 22, 2012, 11:38 am
Ahhhhgh!!!!! Corrupt police in babylon!!!!!The Almighty will judge you!!!!! I signed the petition.W.T.F. !!!!!!!!!!!Why would they even contemplate reinstating him!!?????
 

Justyna D. (3)
Wednesday February 22, 2012, 12:28 pm
Gladly signed this petition! This officer should go to hell and get treated the same way that he treated the dog.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Wednesday February 22, 2012, 12:36 pm
I can't add much more than to again say, this man is unstable, and is not suited to be a police officer.
 

Stella AWAY W. (258)
Wednesday February 22, 2012, 2:01 pm
Kudos to all comments - yes, he should NOT be reinstated as an officer, he KILLED one!!! May Karma GET him!
 

Carol Cowbrough (95)
Wednesday February 22, 2012, 2:47 pm
Signed and Noted. Thank you.
 

Ettore Colella (12)
Wednesday February 22, 2012, 3:24 pm
Awful!!!
 

Kathy Chadwell (371)
Wednesday February 22, 2012, 3:27 pm
8,420 signatures
 

Kat H. (36)
Wednesday February 22, 2012, 3:49 pm
Thanks everybody! You guys have helped add to the approx. 3,000 new signatures in the past 2 days!
 

cindy Nelson (8)
Wednesday February 22, 2012, 5:34 pm
I read things like this and I CANNOT comprehend why they let scum like that work in law enforcement. absolutly insane. I signed the petition.
 

J. O. (24)
Wednesday February 22, 2012, 9:24 pm
What a TWIT! German Shepherds were bred to be working companions and once you understand what motivates them, you are rolling. If you can't work with a GSD, you should NOT be working with dogs.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday February 23, 2012, 4:05 am
signed & noted with great pleasure! ty for posting!
 

nicole silva (12)
Thursday February 23, 2012, 12:50 pm
signed
 

Erika M. (201)
Thursday February 23, 2012, 1:23 pm
signed and noted
 

Simon Validzic (247)
Thursday February 23, 2012, 8:27 pm
Noted and "signed".
 

Diane F. (31)
Thursday February 23, 2012, 8:34 pm
What a hothead. Wonder what he does to his wife if she doesn't have dinner on the table on time. (Hope no one would marry him.) 5 yrs back-pay is huge reward for torture so he'll do it again. (Wish I didn't watch the video - will have nightmares.) Signed & noted and will call in the morning. Poor baby.
 

AnimalWhisperer Caswell (152)
Friday February 24, 2012, 6:41 am
Noted, signed and shared with the following comment Rosi Animal Whisperer
This piece of utter filth needs the same treatment he meted out to Ricoh, which would be somewhere approaching true justice!!!!! No way should he be reinstated, for if he is, those who would reinstate him, are not only condoning his vile behaviour, but are complicit!!!!! and you want to pay him for his actions?!!!!! What kind of people would do that?!!!!!!!!Rosi Caswell Animal Whisperer Therapist
 

Jackie Davis (93)
Friday February 24, 2012, 8:05 am
I am amazed how some appeals court can overturn such a barbaric act. I hope and pray that his new partner will fail the SOB when it counts. It would be true justice.
Jackie
 

Elizabeth P. (102)
Saturday February 25, 2012, 6:18 am
Noted and Signed. Thank you.
 

Frank Pickens (126)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 6:28 pm
This guy should get his ass kicked. He is an insult and embarrassment to all Law Enforcement Agencies with Dogs, and those that made the decision to reinstate him are idiots. This guy is not a Cop, he is a walking small penis. Also these dogs are owned by the City, not the Police Officer so why s he not being charged with Animal Cruelty, and assaulting an Officer. Most states acknowledge that Police Dogs are police Officers and have their own badge. I dont know what backward state this happened in, but that is assault on a Police Officer and Animal Cruelty, what a sham.
 

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (48)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 7:20 pm
Gladly signed
 

Gin S. (0)
Monday February 27, 2012, 5:54 am
This is absolutely ridiculous!!! He should be hung period!!! No animal deserves to be treated the way Jones did his dog!!! I agree with some other people who posted....it should be assault on a police officer!!! If they reinstate Jones...it will be a serious shame!!!
 

z Buffypause o. (101)
Tuesday February 28, 2012, 8:19 am
done shared
 

Lena Rehberger (109)
Tuesday February 28, 2012, 11:36 am
Noted and signed. Thanks for sharing!!!
 

David N. (19)
Saturday March 10, 2012, 1:47 am
Signed and noted.
 

Shelly Peterson (213)
Sunday March 18, 2012, 2:39 pm
signed!..This is an outrage that this man is not in prison...he is a murderer!
 

Valerie Disle (66)
Sunday March 25, 2012, 7:57 pm
signed and noted
 

Jane Parker (70)
Monday April 16, 2012, 7:09 am
Signed
 

Bartlomiej T. (307)
Monday December 24, 2012, 3:11 pm
Signed. Thank you.
 
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