This looks toxic, by the way.

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    6 months ago

    I saw a body cam video of a female officer confronting a (probably homeless) dude hopped up on drugs. She was on her own in this situation without backup which was fucked up in it’s own right but this guy just keeps walking towards her closer and closer. Eventually she draws, warns him she’ll shoot if he gets closer and ends up firing twice.

    This guy took two rounds to the chest at damn near arms reach and barely even fucking blinks. He turned around, walked to a corner, layed down and died there iirc (here’s the vid https://youtu.be/8oX2ChamWwc?feature=shared)

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      66 months ago

      It’s possible that a less lethal response would have not only been more appropriate but more effective

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        36 months ago

        I agree. That’s the thing with the use of force continuum though, you aren’t obligated to go step by step. If you have pepper spray, a baton and a gun and someone is kicking your ass to within an inch of your life you can go straight to gun.