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Nothing Happened in Davis

Click here for the movie! (MPEG-4 format)

Saturday, February 24, 2006, 1:15 PM. My friend Molly and I were walking down the street in Davis, California, heading for my car, which was parked in front of the Golden 1 Credit Union. As we approached, I noticed a cop car parked very haphazardly on the side street we were on. I looked ahead and saw a uniformed police officer behind a tree, holding what Molly identified as an M-16.

Now, this is not the first time I have encountered a gun. In my experience, guns are an unpredictable factor in life. If you are in a situation in which there is a gun, the chances are you are not in control of the situation. Especially if you’re in favor of gun control and don’t actually own or use guns.

The point is, when I see a situation in which guns are involved, I slow down and become a lot more cautious, a lot more careful to make sure I remain safe and out of the likely locations of gunplay. I am the kind of person who sees a cop with a gun out and stops before proceeding.

Molly sped up.

The previous weekend, my husband and I had witnesses a police raid in Tracy, California. I was so scared, expecting at any second for the situation to turn into a shoot-out, that I forgot to grab the videocamera. So, Molly and I reached a compromise about half a block away from the police officer, and I pulled out the video camera. The footage here is what happened (or didn’t happen) in downtown Davis on Saturday.

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5 thoughts on “Nothing Happened in Davis”

  1. Nicole,

    You’ll need to upgrade your version of QuickTime. My videos are in H.264 compression (iPod-ready), for which you need the latest version of QT 7 if you’re on Windows.

  2. I like how everyone just was walking by the cops like nothing was going on, I know nothing was……but hey, cmon you see a cop with a M-16 out and just go on?! I don’t have a problem with guns, I was in the service and served during the first Gulf War but trust me I see a cop with his gun out I am hitting the deck (military term for DUCK THE FU** DOWN!!) 😉 Glad nothing happened……..

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