Only 27% of Police Officers Have Fired Weapon on Job

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Many Americans believe it is common for police officers to fire their guns. About three-in-ten adults estimate that police fire their weapons a few times a year while on duty, and 83 percent estimate that the typical officer has fired his or her service weapon at least once in their careers. In fact, only 27 percent of officers say they have ever fired their service weapon while on the job, Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!