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(NW Florida Daily News)   11-year-old girl arrested for battery after throwing toy gun at her dad's head. Osama bin Laden oddly still on the loose   (nwfdailynews.com) divider line 62
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2010-03-28 07:13:55 AM  
Great idea! Give your daughter a police record because you failed as a parent.
 
Pud
2010-03-28 07:19:57 AM  
www.moviemarket.com

I'm sure her time spent in jail will serve as a strong learning experience
 
ZAZ [TotalFark]
2010-03-28 07:24:27 AM  
Osama is deader than Snake Plissken.
 
2010-03-28 09:02:01 AM  
I think we're starting to see conspiracies everywhere.
 
2010-03-28 09:14:42 AM  
Teach em young.

/not like that you sick farks
 
2010-03-28 09:20:27 AM  
Pud: I'm sure her time spent in jail will serve as a strong learning experience

dude, she's 11
 
2010-03-28 09:29:07 AM  
Another candidate for the priesthood. He's already a father.
 
2010-03-28 09:30:38 AM  
Maybe there is more to the story. Maybe he went to get stitches and someone at the hospital called the police after he told what happened.
 
2010-03-28 09:35:59 AM  
Battery not included.
 
2010-03-28 09:36:16 AM  
Hell, can I have my son sent away for throwing MegaBlox at my head?
 
2010-03-28 09:36:31 AM  
"From the editor: Many of you have expressed concerns about some of the harsh anonymous comments from readers."

/we just can't have nice things
 
2010-03-28 09:38:55 AM  
It appears much of the story is missing here. No one says how big the girl is - she could be 200 pounds - or what led the police to get involved. Dexter;s Next Victum is right, some third party could have called.
 
2010-03-28 09:41:11 AM  
I believe bin Laden is dead. There, I've said it.
 
NGM
2010-03-28 09:49:40 AM  
The fact that the father was escorting her to her room and watching to be sure she wasn't going to climb out the window, suggests that this child has some relatively aggressive behaviors for an 11-year-old girl.
This is probably a case of the father calling the cops on his daughter to teach her a lesson.
I'm also thoroughly less shocked just in general, because this takes place in Florida.
Ah, good times.
 
2010-03-28 09:49:52 AM  
A toy gun. Thrown. From an 11 year old. A GIRL. And the farking dad calls the cops.

His picture needs to be under the wiki for PU$$Y.

/What an asshole.
 
2010-03-28 09:52:47 AM  
I don't care if it was someone else who called the cops or not. If he had to get stitches like what "Dexter's Next Victim" said, he should have made something up about how he got the laceration. That guy loses his man card for even telling anyone what happened. What kind of pussy guy tells anyone that he basically got handled by his 11 year old daughter? He obviously hasn't kept her in check or she wouldn't have even thought to do something like that. He should have snatched a knot in his daughter a long time ago.
 
2010-03-28 09:53:34 AM  
Massa Damnata: Pud: I'm sure her time spent in jail will serve as a strong learning experience

dude, she's 11


Gotta get 'em young. Those jails don't fill themselves.

Follow the money always. Gotta keep those Wackenhut shares soaring.
Also, old farts and ignorant rednecks love to vote for the "law 'n' order" ticket. Even though down the road they may find themselves doing 10 years for spitting on the sidewalk.
 
2010-03-28 09:55:33 AM  
HelenKellersFingers: I believe bin Laden is dead. There, I've said it.

YESTERDAY (new window)
 
2010-03-28 10:00:23 AM  
Sounds like a bad father. He has to watch to make sure his 11 year-old doesn't run away, and he calls the cops on his own flesh and blood after getting beaned in the head. Guy comes off like a total chump.
 
2010-03-28 10:06:57 AM  
Best lol troll headline in a while.
/florida
 
2010-03-28 10:07:26 AM  
Judging from the things dad had to do in order to keep her in the house, the daughter would have ended up in juvie or at planned parenthood anyway
 
2010-03-28 10:07:33 AM  
Borg7of9


He might have been laughing about it while telling the story, trying not to make a big deal of it. He may not have known that the police would be called in. You just don't know. Or maybe someone else in the family made it a big deal.
 
2010-03-28 10:10:10 AM  
Since I forgot to paste Borg7of9 remarks.

Borg7of9 I don't care if it was someone else who called the cops or not. If he had to get stitches like what "Dexter's Next Victim" said, he should have made something up about how he got the laceration. That guy loses his man card for even telling anyone what happened. What kind of pussy guy tells anyone that he basically got handled by his 11 year old daughter? He obviously hasn't kept her in check or she wouldn't have even thought to do something like that. He should have snatched a knot in his daughter a long time ago.



He might have been laughing about it while telling the story, trying not to make a big deal of it. He may not have known that the police would be called in. You just don't know. Or maybe someone else in the family made it a big deal.
 
2010-03-28 10:10:52 AM  
belhade: Hell, can I have my son sent away for throwing MegaBlox at my head?
You already failed as a parent.
 
2010-03-28 10:11:28 AM  
If it were the other way around, the father would still be in jail.
 
2010-03-28 10:27:27 AM  
Tim Osman is dead.
 
2010-03-28 10:36:01 AM  
Ha! That's foul, "Naked Hitler"
 
2010-03-28 10:36:25 AM  
Some of you have obviously forgotten just how out of control an 11 year old girl can be.
For all we know she may have been threatening to run away to her boyfriend who could be any kind of pimp gangster. Not enough info to judge.
www.law.umkc.eduhot
Delightful my arse.
 
TMO
2010-03-28 10:36:40 AM  
As a father of a former 11 year old girl, a future 11 year old girl and a former child protective services worker I am getting a kick out of these replies....
 
2010-03-28 10:44:41 AM  
The child : Grow up, no is no and get of my lawn!
The Parents : The only reason children throw a tantrum is that the parents have allowed it. If one wants a child to behave in a certain manor then teach them to. Children don't come preprogrammed to cater to your convenience. You are the parent, act like it and quite negotiating parental control with a child. A child is not adult enough to use such power wisely so don't expect them to. The police and judicial system should not be your default parenting plan. This problem isn't even hard. Stand outside the homes with the child and let them know they can't come in until they behave. It doesn't take very many trips out side for a child to get message that they may not act like that. One doesn't even have to lay a hand on the child to get results.
As for the Officer that cited the child : What the f*ck are you doing? It is our fault for letting you have a badge and a pay check, it it your fault for acting like a ignorant jerk. Surly the prosecutor isn't going to let the domestic violence law be misused in this manor as it violates the very spirit of the law. A child doesn't have a grasp on such a complexed social issue.
 
2010-03-28 10:46:54 AM  
Dexter's Next Victim: Borg7of9


He might have been laughing about it while telling the story, trying not to make a big deal of it. He may not have known that the police would be called in. You just don't know. Or maybe someone else in the family made it a big deal.


This can happen if you live in a town where some dickwad chief of police who has political aspirations and is all about zero tolerance policies, and you grew up somewhere that the cops are still allowed to use common sense. People in those kinds of situations don't think like lawyers.

Here in Austin, TX we have one of said dickwads - Art Acevedo, who ironically is just like the stereotyped near-eponymous character from seasons 1-2 of The Shield ... basically good-hearted, but overly ambitious which makes him a bit of a jerk. A senior cop here in Austin told me he wrote Acevedo a really good reference (he's applying for the job in Dallas) "to get rid of the bastard".

Still, with a child that troubled, especially knowing that they live in a dickwad town, they should have been seeking parenting help earlier.
 
2010-03-28 10:51:20 AM  
That just proves once again, toy guns don't cause bleeding scalps,
11 year old girls do.
 
2010-03-28 11:02:55 AM  
Dexter's Next Victim: Since I forgot to paste Borg7of9 remarks.

Borg7of9 I don't care if it was someone else who called the cops or not. If he had to get stitches like what "Dexter's Next Victim" said, he should have made something up about how he got the laceration. That guy loses his man card for even telling anyone what happened. What kind of pussy guy tells anyone that he basically got handled by his 11 year old daughter? He obviously hasn't kept her in check or she wouldn't have even thought to do something like that. He should have snatched a knot in his daughter a long time ago.



He might have been laughing about it while telling the story, trying not to make a big deal of it. He may not have known that the police would be called in. You just don't know. Or maybe someone else in the family made it a big deal.


I see what you're saying, but I just don't think that he should have told anyone about it whether he was laughing about it and making no big deal about it or not. This girl obviously hasn't been handled properly or he wouldn't have needed to follow her to her room to make sure she didn't sneak out the window. I just don't believe that kids do those kinds of things at 11 years old unless they've been doing them for a long time without any real consequences from their parents. He really should be ashamed that he's allowed her to become so out of control.
 
2010-03-28 11:03:15 AM  
My dad would have issued a good spanking. These days he'd be charged with child abuse, of course.

What can a guy do besides call the cops? I'm guessing that's how he felt. Or maybe the neighbors saw this happen so they called the police, just like they do when they see a kid getting a little butt swat.

Too much weird to fathom.
 
2010-03-28 11:09:42 AM  
I'm really confused, who called the cops? I hate it when they don't elaborate in these stories. I wonder if he went to get stitches and the hospital filed charges, although that wouldn't make sense either.
 
TMO
2010-03-28 11:09:46 AM  
Day_Old_Dutchie: Massa Damnata: Pud: I'm sure her time spent in jail will serve as a strong learning experience

dude, she's 11

Gotta get 'em young. Those jails don't fill themselves.

Follow the money always. Gotta keep those Wackenhut shares soaring.
Also, old farts and ignorant rednecks love to vote for the "law 'n' order" ticket. Even though down the road they may find themselves doing 10 years for spitting on the sidewalk.


This is more about big government, nanny state, men are evil, and children are precious little snowflakes, than it is about ignorant rednecks and old farts voting for "law 'n' order". Plainly and simply the Dad probably had no choice but to involve the "Authorities" due to the likelyhood that he coulda ended up in a pickle.
 
2010-03-28 11:21:29 AM  
Nurse or Doctor: So, how did you get this cut?
Father: The kids were throwing toys at each other and I got in the way.
Nurse or Doctor: Ha ha. I've gotten in the way a time or two myself. Next time, duck.

Problem solved. No need to call the police.

Now if it was the dad who called the police then he needs to grow up and find away to handle his kids without police involvement.
 
TMO
2010-03-28 11:30:37 AM  
Yes lie to protect a violent 11 year old miscreant and open yourself up to more abuse....

I am kidding of course...

Sort of...
 
2010-03-28 11:46:39 AM  
I lived in fear of the police and being arrested as a kid. I'm assuming most kids do.

But the funny thing about fear is that once you are forced to face it, it becomes less powerful. Probably why repeat offenders are so common.

I'm guessing that once this girl went through the booking and holding process, she lost that fear of "getting in trouble" with the police.

/never been arrested
 
2010-03-28 11:53:15 AM  
TMO: Yes lie to protect a violent 11 year old miscreant and open yourself up to more abuse....

I am kidding of course...

Sort of...


Or you could maybe discipline them before they're a violent, runaway 11 year old so that this isn't an issue to begin with. A father being "abused" by his 11 year old daughter is a father who didn't do his job when the child was younger. You're a parent, TMO, so you know that they will challenge your authority starting when they're toddlers. That's the time to nip it in the bud, not when they're 11 and obviously in more control of the home than you are. But instead, you've got a pussy father who is getting his ass handed to him by his 11 year old daughter, leaving a judge to try and correct what was allowed to progress to this sort of nonsense.
If you can't handle a toddler and demand respect for your authority, what do you think the kid is gonna think of your authority when they're 11, 13, 15 years old?
 
2010-03-28 12:02:54 PM  
Darth Cheney: belhade: Hell, can I have my son sent away for throwing MegaBlox at my head?
You already failed as a parent.


What's wrong with MegaBlox? We kept having to tell my mother-in-law that Duplos were too small.
 
2010-03-28 12:26:22 PM  
Judgmental much, borg7of9?
 
2010-03-28 12:29:56 PM  
This is the only reason why I don't want to live in the States any more, that such a thing is even possible. Institutional thinking has penetrated so deeply into the fearful imagination of a sheepish populace that respect, reverence - demand! for the sanctity of the individual and his/her experience has essentially disappeared. There are just too many laws. The police must follow absurd procedures that ruin lives at the public's insistence or risk public humilation with real consequences; the machine is out of control, and unreasonable. The communal mind is neurotic and cowardly, the people who do achieve excellence are systematically destroyed, and for what genuine value? Only to an insanely self-destructive end. I love my home but the culture has become too unhealthy, and it makes me terribly paranoid. I just don't see the benefits of living here anymore. There are now much nicer places to live now. I'm not bitter, but this story isn't much different from the stories I read coming from Iran, with their moral police. The foundations are different but the abuses can become just as egregious overnight (that's the lesson from abu ghraib). Just please don't tase me when I fly back to buy a decent bagel..
 
2010-03-28 12:41:37 PM  
Eligibility for Juvenile Court

"There is no set age by which a child is accountable in the juvenile court system. This varies between the states many set 10 as the minimum.[6] Not all minors who commit a crime end up in juvenile (or adult) court. A police officer has three choices:

1. Detain and warn the minor against further violations, and then let the minor go free
2. Detain and warn the minor against further violations, but hold the minor until a parent or guardian comes for the minor
3. Place the minor in custody and refer the case to a juvenile court."

/This is clearly a case for a court
/Only in the USA
 
2010-03-28 12:42:19 PM  
we have made this country take over our personal responsibilities at the expense of the taxpayer.
 
2010-03-28 12:52:23 PM  
So where was the mother?

Why did he have to watch to make sure she didn't escape out the window? What happened to the 7 year old? Maybe the OTHER kid called the cops. His sister is screaming like a banshee, his dad is bleeding like a stuck pig, and the little kid has been told 911 is your friend.
 
2010-03-28 12:53:57 PM  
snuffy: we have made this country take over our personal responsibilities at the expense of the taxpayer.

I think the consequences are more serious than higher taxes...
 
2010-03-28 12:56:24 PM  
ayretise: snuffy: we have made this country take over our personal responsibilities at the expense of the taxpayer.

I think the consequences are more serious than higher taxes...


i totally agree with you.
 
2010-03-28 12:57:39 PM  
Done in one.
 
2010-03-28 01:36:55 PM  
Too bad it wasn't a 9mm being thrown.

/Never forget.
 
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