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Range training should really be a quarterly process for police departments. The video below was released of a police officer’s encounter with a subject who had an outstanding warrant for armed robbery. The officer was not aware of the warrant.
Part of the qualification course in the agency I worked for was two rounds, center mass, from a holstered firearm in no more than two seconds. Practice reinforces muscle memory. The officer does everything right, including his situational awareness when a second person comes around the corner of a house. He didn’t panic and held his fire when he pointed his pistol at the second person.
The first video has suspect info to help complete the story. This type of incident happens in seconds and then is dissected for months.
This is how fast it happens. pic.twitter.com/BeKs3xaFsO
— James LoFranco (@mayor_jlo) May 5, 2021