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Every time the police stop someone or are called to a disturbance, as should have been made clear by the police shooting of the past week, police are in danger and do not know what they are going to encounter. The mentally ill or drunk are often the most unpredictable and most dangerous. Your guest seems to discount this and believe that there is never a justified police shooting--has there been a police shooting that they have not questioned? You guest is right police should wait to be shot at or attacked before using any force. You guests seem to think that any situation can be resolved peacefully, but that is simply not the case. To demonize the police officers and make them out to be monsters who don't care and are no better than criminals is unfair--especially when you don't put your life on the line but rather sit back and observe from the confort of you safe offices.
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