Wednesday, June 01, 2022

Soup Sandwich

Gorillafritz has a post up with his take on the failtastic police response in Uvalde. While some of what he wrote has been outdated by new information (it turns out that the door through which the killer entered was no longer propped open, for instance) the core elements are still true.
I trained a lot of police agencies in my career. It was rare to see a chief in any of the classes the departments scheduled with me unless the training was a state-mandated requirement. I once had a police chief tell me that he would no longer be coming to my department firearms training classes because “guns are loud and dirty.