Rule 4, officers. Be sure of your target (and what's behind it.) You're not looking to apprehend a blue truck, stop shooting every blue truck you see. Stop shooting women, too, when you are looking for a man.
[summary: nervous cops shot up newspaper delivery woman that happens to match the description of the truck owned by an at large spree killer threatening cops in his manifesto. a manifesto that credits Piers Morgan for his 'wise' anti-2nd beliefs. so I blame the killer. then I point at Morgan...]
Bit nervous, in the service, LAPD?
After this is over, maybe some remedial training, department wide, is called for. Same with NYPD.
Simple rule? Only shoot bad guys that are an actual threat.
Little bit of panic shooting there. Ya know I am against restricting magazine size for ordinary non-police citizens, but maybe cops need revolvers until their threat response improves.
Glenn Reynolds: "An armed civilian who made this mistake would be tried for every
possible crime a prosecutor could imagine. How likely do you think that
Fire - There's a reason the old command is "Fire!"
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