To Shoot Or Not? Officers May Have Three Seconds

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http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-threeseconds03jul03,1,5836335.story?coll=la-home-leftrail Last week, two Los Angeles police officers confronted an armed man after a dispute at a state employment office. The Los Angeles Times describes what went through the officers' minds as they had three seconds to decide whether or not to shoot. LAPD officers may shoot people to protect themselves or others from death or serious injury. While acknowledging there may be little time . . .

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