By: Tony Belding Re: Excessive Force Here is a letter that appeared today in the Hamilton

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By: Tony Belding Re: Excessive Force Here is a letter that appeared today in the Hamilton Herald-News: Dear Editor, People are laughing about our Sheriff's Department, but it's no laughing matter. A man refused to give himself up to the sheriff, his crime wasn't murder, rape, arson or theft, it was non-child support. For this act of defiance, swat teams were brought in from throughout Texas. These adrenaline junkies dressed in black, their faces masked to conceal their identity and thus their accountability, ran amok in our county carrying the latest in hi tech sub machine guns. They even brought in a helicopter and a armored vehicle. Didn't law enforcement learn anything from Waco? Ruby Ridge? And will the sheriff call on these paramilitary Nazi's to kick in our doors if we don't bow before him. After seeing machine gun toting, masked thugs running around Waco, Ruby Ridge and now Hamilton, I and many other law abiding citizens are now fearful of our government. Parmer Thompson Hamilton County I will try to find out more about this and perhaps get the sheriff's side of the story. It should be interesting. :-)

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