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Change police policy from shoot to kill to shoot to incapacitate

If police have to shoot a suspect why not shoot the legs instead of the torso. Often suspects turn out to be innocent. If they are shot dead it's too late.
In situations where a police officer's life or any other human life is in immediate and clear danger, shoot to kill may be appropriate.
Many other situations can be handled by de-escalation techniques and if firing a gun is required, then shoot at the limbs instead... more »


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