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Old 02-15-2013, 12:06   #1
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Instructor may have injured officer outside of training drill

Safety and adhearing to established safe procedures and protocols is a NEVER ENDING quest regardless of who is doing the training. A tragic and painful reminder of what can happen when falling short on safety. Even the most experienced among us are NOT immune to it. Horse play NEVER has a place on the firing line. It is especially important for our young people who are just getting exposure to firearms to FULLY understand this.

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Old 02-15-2013, 18:44   #2
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He "playfully" pointed the weapon???? Really????
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Old 02-15-2013, 19:06   #3
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Damn, shot in the front of the head, I'm glad the guy is still alive then.
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Old 02-15-2013, 19:09   #4
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No matter how hard you preach, someone always plays with danger.

No excuse for it. But, it is a workplace hazard.

Hope for the injured fellow. No rational reason for this.

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Old 02-15-2013, 19:15   #5
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He "playfully" pointed the weapon???? Really????
Baltimore City really is an agency in a death spiral. As has been reported, this definitely points to a lack of institutional control. Probably won't be long till the feds step in.

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Old 02-15-2013, 22:29   #6
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Doesn't answer what a live weapon was doing at a Sims exercise.

There were multiple failures here.
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Old 02-16-2013, 18:27   #7
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Damn, shot in the front of the head, I'm glad the guy is still alive then.
Depending on just where, maybe not so much. Could be a devastating injury that full recovery is not possible from.
Lets hope for the best.

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Old 02-17-2013, 14:54   #8
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Clear violation of common sense, protocol and training.
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