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84-year-old Woman Pepper Sprayed In Face By Brave Muskogee Policemen

7:12 AM EDT on August 30, 2016

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Let’s be honest, there’s nothing more threatening and dangerous than an angry grandmother. Whether they’re making you take a bath, eat all your peas or grab the crock pot from the top of a kitchen shelf, they’re a menace to society and should be dealt with accordingly. Knowing that, we should probably commend the fine people of the Muskogee Police Department for pepper spraying a tired, sleepy and downright grumpy 84-year-old grandmother in the face.

Here are the details from the Muskogee Phoenix:

Top officials of the Muskogee Police Department said they are investigating internally after officers allegedly broke down the door to an 84-year-old woman’s home and pepper-sprayed her while searching for a man who allegedly ran a stop sign.

Geneva Smith, 84, said she was pepper-sprayed by a female officer at about 2:45 a.m. Aug. 7 when police entered her home, searching for her son. Her son, Arthur Paul Blackmon, 56, allegedly ran a stop sign.

“I don’t know why they pepper-sprayed me,” Smith said. “I just came out and asked what was going on.”

Yeah, I'm sure that's how it really went down. Like the police would pepper spray an old lady in the face just because she wondered why they kicked in her door in the middle of the night and were tazing her son. That wouldn't make any sense. She had to be threatening the safety and lives of the officers.

Fortunately, Muskogee cops now wear body cameras so the rest of us can see what a wonderful job they're doing. They released the footage from the incident last Friday for Fox 23.

Check it out:

That's disturbing, but on a positive note, at least Grandma wasn't shot by a reserve deputy! You're doing fine, Oklahoma! Okay!

Seriously, though, can you really believe someone would treat the police with so much disrespect? I think it's common knowledge that whenever the cops kick in your door in the middle of the night like they're hunting Bin Laden, you're supposed to offer them coffee, a Danish and tell them what a wonderful job they're doing. You don't get angry and ask questions. That's what terrorists and serial killers do. We are fortunate and lucky all the policemen were able to make it through the ordeal unscathed. I could use them the next time I'm at the grocery store and a little old lady in front of me is writing a check. Once again, those ladies are dangerous.

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