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Originally posted by Zipdot
Originally posted by deevee
so there must be some sort of secret yet exacting set of criteria which must be met before the trigger is pulled.
Yeah, like a dangerous threat - a man walks toward the area with a gun. Incidentally, the cops down the street are also authorized to use deadly force when met with this "secret yet exacting set of criteria."
Many regular coppers also "itch to kill."
Originally posted by bzap
I believe that Deadly force has surely been used at Area 51 over the years, but it is most likely kept secret so as not to alarm the general public.