- Jul 2019
I'm sure every force is different, but it definitely happens in some police forces.You're right, it is BS. They're not trained to shoot first. They just get scared of their own shadows, forget their training, and shoot first.
looks like it may be happening slightly less in the past few years, which is a good thihng
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