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Family’s Home Raided over Facebook Photo of Child’s Rifle

Luckydog1 Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 9:22 AM
The police have a duty to investigate child abuse reports. They do not have a right or duty to demand search and/or seizure without a warrant. A few questions to the family would have sufficed to clear this up. They overstepped their bounds. Most police keep it professional. I don't know what these cops were thinking. Christie should check into this.
Earl29 Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 9:26 AM
Don't Family Services have investigators? Why involve the police at that point?
Ken6226 Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 9:32 AM
"Think dammit."

Oh, the irony!
Luscious Lars Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 9:37 AM
And why conduct the raid at night, under cover of darkness? Were the cops carrying AR15's? Did they have a SWAT team involved with full auto M16 style rifles? It would be of interest to have those questions answered. Do any posters have any answers regarding those questions?
Earl29 Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 9:39 AM
Don't know much about firearms, I see. Make you shudder in fear, do they? Good.
spartacus3344 Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 9:40 AM
So you want to punish people for something they **might** do??

Are you crazy? Is that your problem?

New Jersey police and Dept. of Children and Families officials raided the home of a firearms instructor and demanded to see his guns after he posted a Facebook photo of his 11-year-old son holding a rifle.

“Someone called family services about the photo,” said Evan Nappen, an attorney representing Shawn Moore. “It led to an incredible, heavy-handed raid on his house. They wanted to see his gun safe, his guns and search his house. They even threatened to take his kids.”

Moore was not arrested or charged.

A Dept. of Children and Families spokesperson told me they could not confirm or...