San Jose councilman Raul Peralez: Cop pointed gun at me at my home
“When I turned they were already in my backyard and pointing a gun at me,” Peralez told IA. “I heard him say ‘drop it and put your hands up,’ so I complied and didn’t say anything back.”
Where have I heard advice like that before? Oh, yeah.
‘Just Give Them What They Want’ Advice Leaves Key Question Unanswered
“There’s a natural inclination to want to defend yourself, but if you can get through a situation like this and not do anything, and simply give these people what they want, and get the police out there as quickly as possible, that the way to handle it,” the Mesquite Police spokesman advises. “Let us handle it.”