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originally posted by: crayzeed
a reply to: Answer
Are you people in the real world or what? They had what was for them the criminal, not an innocent unknown. They should have approached him with extreme caution and while they'd got him cornered in the empty restroom they should have searched him and relieved him of his weapon. THAT WAS THEIR FAILURE. Then took him outside.
THEY allowed him the room and the chance to pull his weapon in the restaurant. THEY also allowed him the room and chance to pull his weapon outside.
This was a big fail on the officers part and they must thank their lucky stars no-one else was injured so stop portraying them as heros.
You don't believe my what they do? If you've ever been in a traffic stop (completely innocent) you'd better keep your hands in full view because that officer that's stopped you is walking up to your car with his hand on the butt of his gun and your innocent. The word is control the situation from start to finish not let the perp get advantage.
The police do a mighty fine job at what they do and are put in positions that are ultimately life threatening for them so they have my whole hearted support.