King County Sheriff Deputy Paul Schene’s Over-reaction Begs the Question of Common Sense

Meet King County Sheriff Deputy Paul Schene, a bully and a moron with a badge.  That is not a good combination.

Look, no one is making an excuse for the 15-year-old girls he arrested for driving a stolen car.  They need their justice as well.  But officer Schene’s reaction to the girl in jail (captured on the video below) is completely ridiculous. He and all officers of the law need to be held to a higher standard, to greater scrutiny. They are trained servants of communities after all.

Schene can’t even handle the rebellious attitude of one teenager. Do we trust him to serve and protect us? Heck no! I don’t trust his common sense judgement nor do I trust his character. Giving a person like him a badge and a weapon is not in the best interest of our community.

I’ve been completely under-impressed with the police officers in my hometown of Mercer Island since I’ve moved back from London.  In London, the police officers had an amazing amount of common sense in the way they dealt with serious and non-seri0us issues.  On Mercer Island, they seem to lack common sense and want to apply the letter of the law to every insignificant or significant incident in the same matter. That’s not a very smart way to police a community.   

Then, seeing this video in King County (which is my county), shows me that we need common sense training for all the police forces.  All I ask is that if we are going to pay people to carry a badge and a weapon to protect us, that they have above-average common sense ability. I think we should all be asking for that.

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9 Comments on “King County Sheriff Deputy Paul Schene’s Over-reaction Begs the Question of Common Sense”

  1. Kendall
    March 11, 2009 at 8:46 pm #

    …and today, Biden announces Seattle Police Chief as Drug Czar. What say you about this? Is he qualified? Does he have common sense? It’s a real question…

  2. meetjohnsong
    March 13, 2009 at 10:05 am #

    Absolutely a legitimate question, as I’ve stated my views. However, let’s make sure that you understand the difference between the King County Sheriff department and Seattle Police.

  3. Toad
    March 30, 2009 at 10:31 am #

    This is the same cop that killed a guy a few years ago, he claimed he was drunk and he attacked him. But the guy had zero alcohol in his system.

  4. Nat
    March 31, 2009 at 11:21 pm #

    Toad do your research first or take a reading comprehension class. The officer saying ” I thought he was drunk” because of the way the man drove was not a definitive claim that the man was drunk. And the man was shot because he attempted to strangle the officer with his mic cord then tried to pull the officers gun out of his holster. There was a number of civilian witnesses to the occurrance. This one was legitimate sorry.

  5. George
    April 23, 2009 at 8:07 pm #


    You are one arrogant fool. This inquest was judged by 9 jurors who concluded after three days of testimony after about 30 minutes, that the officer had reason to fear for his life and the shooting was justified. They had three days of facts and testimony and you, a total fool, think you can decide better by gleaning a few out of context facts from the last day of the inquest.

    You are an idiot. You should be steralized so you don’t pass on your idiot genes to children: we don’t need any more stupid people like you.

  6. Idiots
    April 27, 2009 at 3:45 pm #

    The guy tried to take his pistol out of the holster, more like he saw a piece of shit abusing the girl, like we all know he likes to do, got mad and beat the fuck out of him, got back in his own car to leave and was shot in the back by the coward.

  7. George
    April 30, 2009 at 7:08 pm #

    The little shit teenager deserved an ass beating

    • lonnie
      October 8, 2009 at 1:09 am #

      hey george, try being human,think with your head and your heart and open your mind to the truth… love not hate… generosity not greed… wisdom not delusion… we are all people of this earth whatever race or religion we are or whatever we believe, We all deserve respect..and whoever we are we need to give respect in return you, me, and paul schene… Everyone has a right to live their life on this earth…Be someone that protects the weak and innocent instead of being on the other side… Is there a reason you are hurting inside? when you give love you get love.. The love you give is equal to the love you get…

  8. Bill Hates
    May 4, 2009 at 7:00 pm #

    All he had to do was shut the door. He saw what he wanted to do before it happened. If shes guilty of a crime so be it, she deserves to be punished, but not from him.

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