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  • New findings from FBI about cop attackers and their weapons

    I figure at least some here have already seen this report, but I'm posting it for those who may have missed it.

    http://www.policeone.com/writers/col...icles/1243754/
    New findings on how offenders train with, carry and deploy the weapons they use to attack police officers have emerged in a just-published, 5-year study by the FBI.

    Among other things, the data reveal that most would-be cop killers:


    --show signs of being armed that officers miss;

    --have more experience using deadly force in “street combat” than their intended victims;

    --practice with firearms more often and shoot more accurately;

    --have no hesitation whatsoever about pulling the trigger. “If you hesitate,” one told the study’s researchers, “you’re dead. You have the instinct or you don’t. If you don’t, you’re in trouble on the street….”

    These and other weapons-related findings comprise one chapter in a 180-page research summary called “Violent Encounters: A Study of Felonious Assaults on Our Nation’s Law Enforcement Officers.”
    The full article is available at the link.

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