QUESTION: Should Looters Be Shot On Sight?

Published on May 6, 2015

After Hurricane Hugo ravaged through South Carolina, a ‘shoot on sight’ order was given for anyone who was looting. Did it work?

There was little to no looting in the aftermath of the almost Biblical hurricane, though structures were left opened with riches for the taking.

The ‘shoot-on-sight’ order worked.

Now, fast forward 25 years to Ferguson, MO, and a few months later to Baltimore, MD…

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Because the police had been given orders in both cities to basically stand down, hundreds of businesses were both looted and destroyed by fires. Of course, many of those shops will never re-open, as was the case after the wholesale sacking of South Central Los Angeles, after the ‘Rodney King Riots’ in 1992.

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