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pctek
10-08-2010, 06:01 PM
http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/americas/4009154/Man-survives-after-being-shot-21-times

And they told lies, naughty policemen.

CliveM
10-08-2010, 06:45 PM
Lousey marksmanship

PaulD
10-08-2010, 06:51 PM
Lousey marksmanship

Getting 21 hits out of 46 into the bad guy is good for police (ignoring the 4 hits on the other "suspect").

SurferJoe46
10-08-2010, 07:21 PM
Those cops need more First Shooter video games for training methinks.

Twelvevolts
10-08-2010, 08:31 PM
21 shot salute!!

tweak'e
10-08-2010, 09:30 PM
just shows how much the human body can withstand and also why the police need to learn to shoot properly !

Agent_24
11-08-2010, 12:10 AM
"Oh, I saw... Very American. Fire enough bullets and hope to hit the target."
- Allan Quatermain The Leage of Extraordinary Gentlemen

:lol:

Paul.Cov
11-08-2010, 07:49 AM
Well, that was close to a 50% hit rate.

There's video somewhere of a kiwi cop trying to stop a dog. 6 shots fired at close range... all missed!

Therein lies the problem with tasers - even worse accuracy than a pistol, and only a single shot in the barrel... and useless unless both barbs hit the target.

I'd still be concerned for Police safety if they are banking on saving themselves with a taser.

On the other hand, I wouldn't want to be carrying a lethal weapon if I was outnumbered and overpowered, so perhaps they are ultimately safer unarmed. Will we next be burying cops who were overpowered and then killed with their own weapon?