"If Diallo was so innocent, why was he taking his wallet out of his pocket? Huh? Huh? Answer me that."Michell Ness
"What were those cops supposed to do? Draw their guns without firing and repeat their verbal warning?"Irene Pollack
"You have to understand, there's no time to reflect when you have to make a split-second decision whether to fire 41 times."Tina Botte
"People are so misinformed about this case that they're missing the most important point: Amadou Diallo will never kill again."Richard Lefkowitz
"This is symptomatic of a much larger societal problem: the growing reliance of U.S. wallet manufacturers on gun-shaped designs."Marcus Torrance
"Give those cops a break. It's not like they sodomized the guy with a mop handle or anything."Mel Soonachian
On Feb. 25, four NYPD officers were acquitted in the shooting of Amadou Diallo, a West African immigrant who died a year ago when he was shot 19 times after police mistook his wallet for a gun. What do you think of this controversial acquittal?