…and I want to grab every racehustler and grievance-monger and excuser of criminal behaviour by the scruff of the neck and force their faces into the blood of police dog Aman:
Jobless Asher Picort, 21, stabbed his father Robert, 47, several times at his family home in Ipswich, Suffolk, before fleeing the scene on October 25.Any other force in the world, rather than risk a valuable police dog, would have simply shot him out of hand at the point the pepper spray and taser failed (some wouldn’t even have bothered with them in the first place, simply dropping him where he stood the minute he refused to drop the knife).
Police attempted to arrest him shortly afterwards but Picort refused to stand down despite being Tasered and sprayed with PAVA capacitance spray.
A police dog called Aman then tried to disarm Picort but Ipswich Crown Court heard how he repeatedly stabbed the animal in the shoulder.
Suffolk police dog handler PC Steve Jay, 52, stepped in to try and protect Aman but was then also stabbed in the shoulder and arm by Picort.
But not here, not in the country where fear of the usual reaction from the usual suspects paralyses the police into avoidance of simply doing what needs to be done.