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View Diary: Walmart Employees Kill Another Alleged Shoplifter (256 comments)

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  •  Then maybe you should find out. (0+ / 0-)
    •  Um no, that's not how the reasoning works. (5+ / 0-)
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      doc2, Sparhawk, Boris49, netop, orestes1963

      The diarist and supporters are claiming, implicitly or explicitly, that WalMart has an abnormally high rate of shoplifter deaths.  All doc2 is providing perspective.  The case would have been a lot stronger with statistical rather than anecdotal evidence.

      I say this as someone who'se worked as a rent-a-cop and have been appalled at my former colleagues misunderstanding of the basic legal principles.  I wouldn't be surprised if Walmart were worse than most given how they treat their employees in general, but I'm with doc2 in that the diary hasn't provided convincing evidence of this.

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