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    The LAPD female officer (McBride?) that was in a...

    The LAPD female officer (McBride?) that was in a shooting a year or so ago shot at roughly .5 splits in the incident, but there is plenty of video of her burning it down on a square range.
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    The general thought is that center mass is a...

    The general thought is that center mass is a larger target and thus more likely a hit and thus less likely a round continuing downrange. If a person has the skillset to make a headshot from the...
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    A failing of the Rogers system is that there is...

    A failing of the Rogers system is that there is no penalty for misses other than not getting points. A shooter can launch numerous rounds into downrange space at a plate; that doesn't work in a...
  4. It should be "recipient of smiting".

    It should be "recipient of smiting".
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    You did the evaluation. Dude was still there and...

    You did the evaluation. Dude was still there and still a threat. That's different than banging a 2x1 straight from the holster as fast as you can go on a single decision.
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    The Force Science study that I can't presently...

    The Force Science study that I can't presently find described instances very much like you described. The title referenced shots in the back not necessarily indicating a bad shoot.
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    The Mozambique has a return to the guard after...

    The Mozambique has a return to the guard after the two center body shots prior to transitioning to the head.

    The Failure Drill was an LAPD adaptation of the Mozambique. It removed the return to...
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    I worked with a guy who unsuccessfully attempted...

    I worked with a guy who unsuccessfully attempted CPR numerous times.

    Instead of his radio number, we began calling him but the radio code for notifying the coroner.
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    I can't presently locate the Force Science study...

    I can't presently locate the Force Science study I was seeking. Here is an article about a subsequent study referencing the one I was seeking, but the link is dead:
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    They can do both provided they have the time and...

    They can do both provided they have the time and resources.
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    On the technical side: maybe. A "good" shooter...

    On the technical side: maybe. A "good" shooter is probably going to get more benefit from a match than their 27th pistol class, but a novice is probably going to benefit more from coaching than...
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    Each shot is an individual decision. The average...

    Each shot is an individual decision. The average human reaction time to a known stimulus is .25 seconds. Reaction time plus movement equals response time. We don't know the average reaction time...
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    Anytime the general public sees external body...

    Anytime the general public sees external body armor and/or a rifle, they call it SWAT. I got calls several times wanting to know why our "SWAT team" had deployed to a given location. I would...
  14. I have the Trijicon sights on a two barrels. ...

    I have the Trijicon sights on a two barrels. They look like pistol sights. They are great for buckshot. I had trouble with them on the steel at Gunsite as the front sight was wider than the steel,...
  15. Unless you are running slugs, is an optic really...

    Unless you are running slugs, is an optic really going to be of benefit? In my own limited experiments with open sights versus both optic and ghost rings, I am faster working multiple targets with...
  16. Lee Weems. Social Levergun. Yadkinville, NC. 3/5/23

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    The lever-action platform has been getting the job done since 1860, and it is still a viable choice for a patrol/social rifle. This course covers safe handling...
  17. Lee Weems. Shotgun Manipulations. Yakinville, NC. 3/4/23

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    This class focuses on the manipulations and skills required to utilize a shotgun as a personal protection tool. Topics will include safety, proper loading and unloading...
  18. Here’s the thing: More than enough badges...

    Here’s the thing:

    More than enough badges showed up at Uvalde to deal with that problem.

    The problem wasn’t the size or scope of the agencies involved.
  19. I should add that Savannah and Chatham County...

    I should add that Savannah and Chatham County merged their PDs via contract only to split them apart several years later.
  20. GA allows for the county government to merge with...

    GA allows for the county government to merge with one or more of the municipalities within it. These are called consolidated governments.

    The neighboring county to me consolidated in 1991 or...
  21. Stating that a cop works for a small agency...

    Stating that a cop works for a small agency because they couldn't get hired by a big on as blanket statement simply isn't accurate. It may be true in some cases, but it fails to take into account...
  22. Notes On Speed Detection...

    Notes On Speed Detection
  23. I think the argument is that you wouldn't have...

    I think the argument is that you wouldn't have the individual agencies. They would all work under a single umbrella.
  24. It is a very important distinction in the places...

    It is a very important distinction in the places in which it applies.
  25. GA has 159 counties with each having an Office of...

    GA has 159 counties with each having an Office of the Sheriff as required by the state constitution. Twelve of the counties have county PDs.

    All 12 of those county PDs were created prior to a...
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