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Old 09-13-2015, 02:14 PM
 
Location: Coos Bay, Oregon
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They go to the firing range twice a year. Plus they go to the tactic range every year. They have to qualify with a minimum score of 80%. Ok so what now KaaBoom?
Well, then somebody is cheating. Because in real world, they are they are only scoring 1.2%
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Old 09-13-2015, 02:14 PM
 
Location: Minnesota
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They go to the firing range twice a year. Plus they go to the tactic range every year. They have to qualify with a minimum score of 80%. Ok so what now KaaBoom?
I hope some local police department is right now seeking out to recruit "KaaBoom" as a street cop …

ONE(1) shot … One suspect down, even when the suspect is shooting at you and/or running …

Amazing skills …

(Of course, as I recall, Det. "Dirty" Harry Callahan could do such things, so I guess it's a reasonable expectation …)

(And, again, of course Deputy Barney Fife needed only one(1) bullet, too …)

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Old 09-13-2015, 02:15 PM
 
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Well, then somebody is cheating. Because in real world, they are they are only scoring 1.2%
And what was your score the last time you were in a real live fire fight?
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Old 09-13-2015, 02:20 PM
 
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An attempted murder suspect who fired at New York police was apprehended only after police engaged him in a gun fight, firing a barrage of bullets.

Of the 84 total shots cops fired, one struck the suspect.

NYPD Officers Fire 84 Shots At Suspect, Miss 83 Times
Affirmative Action at it's finest.
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Old 09-13-2015, 02:22 PM
 
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Well, then somebody is cheating. Because in real world, they are they are only scoring 1.2%
Actually they don't. There is oversight at the firing range. If a PO cant score a minimum of 80% they get stripped of their guns and cant go back on patrol until than can achieve a passing score.
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Old 09-13-2015, 02:32 PM
 
Location: East of the Sun, West of the Moon
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83 of 84 bullets miss suspect - Cops are inept

83 of 84 bullets strike suspect - Cops are evil

Either way, cops lose.

Police have serious problems in their methods and tactics these days, but so does the anti-cop rhetoric.
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Old 09-13-2015, 02:52 PM
 
Location: Coos Bay, Oregon
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And what was your score the last time you were in a real live fire fight?
I have no idea, but I have a feeling I could hit a target with less then 83 shots.
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Old 09-13-2015, 02:55 PM
 
Location: Minnesota
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I have no idea, but I have a feeling I could hit a target with less then 83 shots.
Thank you for your honest concession Indeed, you have no idea ...
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Old 09-13-2015, 02:58 PM
 
Location: Minnesota
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Why has there not yet been a serious voice of anger directed at the career psychopath criminal who endangered so many lives by wildly shooting at the cops in a public place … ???

I am 100% certain that he cared not at all who or what he may have hit …

The good thing is that he will go away for a very very long time charged with multiple counts of Attempted Murder of a Police Officer …

And, no …
The DA will not accept a guilty plea bargain to a lesser offense, say, strong arm robbery of a convenience store, or, resisting arrest ...
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Old 09-13-2015, 04:15 PM
 
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Actually they don't. There is oversight at the firing range. If a PO cant score a minimum of 80% they get stripped of their guns and cant go back on patrol until than can achieve a passing score.
I won't pretend to be able to operate better than a LEO or anyone else in a stress situation, but any firearms enthusiast will tell you that PD shooting qualifications are total bull$%&. I could pass any PD shooting qualification test with my eyes closed and while holding the gun in my teeth. And I hope I'm not supposed to be impressed with a policeman hitting the range 3 times a year.

I'm absolutely not trying to insult cops, but there's a misperception that being one automatically makes you some sort of marksman. I think this is especially the case in NYC where there's a good possibility that they've never even touched a firearm before setting foot in police academy.
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