Pulling the trigger is something that no police officer wants to do, but an officer of the law is meant to serve and protect. He must defend himself and others from deadly assaults.
Shootings do occur. And when death results, emotions erupt from the public, the media, the decedent s family, and the law enforcement community. Meanwhile, officers lose their lives as well in their attempts to enforce the law.
In Pulling the Trigger: A 25-Year Study of Deadly Force Encounters by Law Enforcement, Larry C. Brubaker takes a detailed look at what happens when a police officer is compelled to use deadly force.
Larry is currently retired and living in Arizona. However, he continues to update his data and in order to make it relevant.