Make this page my home page
  1. Drag the home icon in this panel and drop it onto the "house icon" in the tool bar for the browser

  2. Select "Yes" from the popup window and you're done!

May 12, 2009
Print Comment RSS

Aiming to understand the danger police officers face

By: Laurie Mason
Bucks County Courier Times

The first time I was killed, it wasn’t with a bullet, but with a wrench.

I had pulled my gun out of its holster when the angry man started walking toward me, but kept my finger off the trigger. He wasn’t armed, right? Surely I shouldn’t shoot.

He was yelling something. Coming toward me, faster now. Swinging the wrench. Drop it, I ordered him. Drop it! He ignored me.

Request product info from top Training Simulators companies.
First: *
Last: *
Department: *
Department size: *
Email: *
Zip Code: *
Telephone: *
I recommend or purchase products for my Department: *
Purchasing Timeframe: *
*Required Field

Shoot? Don’t shoot? It was decision time.

And in the seconds it took me to make up my mind, he brought the heavy tool down on my head. Everything got dark.

Since February, Bucks County police officers have fatally shot three people. None was wielding a gun, but allegedly threatened the officers with a shard of glass, a knife and a brick, respectively.

The glass shard incident involved a Bristol Township man who reportedly lunged at two cops and a probation officer inside his cluttered apartment in February. After an investigation, District Attorney Michelle Henry ruled the officer was justified in using deadly force.

 For pictures, read full article:

Visit for more information.


Training Simulators Sponsors

Featured Products

MILO Range Pro

MILO Range Pro

Hostile Fire System (HFS)

Hostile Fire System (HFS)

Featured Videos

Top Product Articles

Featured Product Categories

Police Training Simulators Questions