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Worst- Case Scenario “Killed in the line of Duty”

May 27th, 2010

“For those regarded as warriors, when engaged in combat the vanquishing of thine enemy can be the warrior’s only concern. Suppress all human emotion and compassion. Kill whoever stands in thy way. This truth lies at the heart of the art of combat.”

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Words Of Wisdom

May 12th, 2010

A woman walks into the store and purchases the following: Read more…

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Worst-Case Scenario “Deadly Force”

May 9th, 2010

“A hero is someone who steps up when others are backing down.”

 

c43edee936ae0dfcThere is an understandable reluctance by corrections officers to use deadly force. Officers are not evil people and they do not want to harm or kill anyone. So many times when a corrections officer faces a situation in which deadly force is the appropriate level of force, the officer may hesitate or seek some other lower level of force, which generally decreases his or her own safety and may lead to the death of the officer. While in some respects this decision is admirable, the fact is the officer must survive and win the encounter, not just for his or her own well-being, but also for the correctional community as a whole. For if the officer is incapacitated or killed due to their attempt at a lower force option, it sets a precedent that may envelope the correctional community as a whole. Read more…

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