posted on Aug, 31 2012 @ 01:17 PM
I am not someone to call a person a troll but come on. Is acmpnsfal serious?
I am a Police Officer and wish to God there were more armed citizens like this person. It would make my job a lot easier. People should be awarded for
actions like this. Money, recognition, hell a gift card to Red Lobster. He deserves something. Bad guys need to know that "there are rough men/women
who stand ready to visit violence on those who would do innocent people harm." (modified)
I mean lets face I work in a town with a population of about 100,000 people. I am responsible for an area that encompasses many miles and am
responsible for 10,000+ people. There is no way I can be everywhere at once. Not to mention if I am on the opposite side of my area it may take me 5+
minutes to get to you. Then you have to factor in traffic.
Tasers are great, however they are not the end all be all. If I was to deploy my Taser on an armed attacker with no lethal cover I would be making a
grave mistake. What if the probes miss? What if they are wearing thick clothing? What if my batteries short out the system? What then? I just gave the
attacker several extra seconds to inflict more damage to his victim while I transition to my firearm. Those extra attacks may be the death blow to the
There is no time to play Psychologist. You have to stop the imminent threat by any means necessary. In this situation a firearm is the most effective,
safe way to end the threat regardless of what you believe.
edit on 31-8-2012 by TorqueyThePig because: changed text