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Let me get this right(due to the number od articles and interviews I listened to found by mp3 search I could become a professional in this deal!): Police are called to a reported ARMED suicidal subject that is putting his family in harms way. Police attempts to subdue the man do not work and he is not complying. The man turns and goes for his belt area; lets stop hear. Do you let the man possibly back into an apartment where he can arm himself, possibly take hostages, get more ammo, or harm himself. Not to mention when a person in this situation turns and goes for his belt police already think he has a gun..... hmmm..... if you're the police officer do you wait for the man to turn with a gun and shoot? The officers in this situation are tasked with protecting 1. other officers 2. the subjects family 3. neighbors 4. the subject from himself..... not to mention the families of every officer on scene. Its open season on police officers in the northwest in case you have not noticed. No officer wants to kill anyone but when you raise your right hand you know its a possibility.
posted 3 years ago
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