In the video below, an unidentified Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Deputy points his gun at a motorcyclist pulling a wheelie next to the cruiser. Residents who saw the now-viral video were not well pleased with their local constabulary’s reaction to the ballsy biker boy. Responding to their concerns, Sheriff Manuel Gonzales III cautioned the public not to rush to judgement based on 20 seconds of video . . .
Try to understand that these things are sometimes more complicated than they realize, that they just need more information so we can give them a better understanding.
Apparently that explanatory information was not forthcoming at the press conference.
This news report reveals that the Sheriff reckons his officers were “following procedure.” Helpfully enough, the first local TV station shows us that the bikers are a PITA to local residents. So . . . that’s alright then?