Abilene's Chief Of Police Discusses Use of Deadly Force in Standoffs

Abilene's Chief Of Police Discusses Use of Deadly Force in Standoffs

After the Sweetwater standoff that left the suspect dead. We decided to have a sit down with the Chief of Police of the Key City's police department, on where the line is drawn between having to use deadly force to looking into non-lethal options.
After the Sweetwater standoff that left the suspect dead. We decided to have a sit down with the Chief of Police of the Key City's police department, on where the line is drawn between having to use deadly force to looking into non-lethal options.

He tells us, that many times the mental state of someone is seldom known when pulling up to a scene. They are allowed to match force for force when situations become deadly. He says it would be "absurd," to use less lethal options if a suspect or suspects is using lethal force against them.
Page: [[$index + 1]]
comments powered by Disqus