Being a police officer is a job filled with unknowns, and you’ll see in this video just how quickly a good day can turn bad in an instant.
Officer Quincy Smith, of the Estill Police Department, was responding to a call about a suspicious person at a store. When he arrived, he was told that a man had been trying to steal groceries from customers. He was given a description of the man, and it didn’t take long to track him down.
The officer had a body camera, one that he had purchased himself, on his glasses. That camera captured everything that the officer was seeing, and helped tremendously when it came time to go to court.
His assailant, Malcolm Orr, 29, was found guilty of attempted murder and possession of a weapon and sentenced to 35 years Wednesday following a two-day trial.
In the video above, you can see the interaction between Orr and Officer Smith, and how quickly things turn potentially deadly.
“Come here, man. Come here for a second,” Smith says.
As he gets closer to Orr, Smith notices that he has his hand in his pocket as if he’s carrying a weapon.
“Take your hands out your pocket!” Smith yells. …Read the Rest
Source:: Concealed Nation