I would like for someone to explain what is taught to police officers regarding when and how to use a firearm.
It is not necessary to kill a person who is pinned down. It seems to me that if a suspect is vertical pointing his gun and the police officer is in danger, shoot something to take him down. Shoot the knee, the shoulder or anything to apprehend this person. Why kill the person?
I’m not a pro. I’ve never been in this situation, but I do believe every life matters, and we all know now what happens now when a white police officer kills a black man. Chaos. Continued racial unrest.
The men who kill should be prosecuted for taking a life needlessly. Can the professionals be taught to stay calm and think before they shoot? I believe no more killing needs to be done to take control of a situation when guns are involved.