VIDEO: Police Use Bean Bag Rounds, K9 to Stop Armed Suspect
Police in Marshfield, Wis. used less lethal bean bag rounds and a K9 to take down a suspect who chased two social workers from his home with a pair of knives and threw one of those knives at their car. He then ignored commands to drop the remaining knife during a 10-minute standoff.
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Suspect Ignores Commands
After getting a call from the social workers, Marshfield police officers arrived to find 52-year-old Patrick Langreck holding the knife on the street in front of his house. The video above shows him walking toward the officers while holding the knife.
“Pat, stay there. I don’t want you to get hurt,” one officer can be heard saying.
“Pat, put that knife down,” an officer says.
Bean Bag Rounds
Langreck doesn’t comply with those orders. Instead, he continues inching closer to the officers. At that point, the officers made the decision to deploy less-lethal bean bag rounds to subdue him.
“Behind the squad car the officers don’t have any cover so we had to try to subdue him. The entire time the individual has the knife in his hand he is a threat, at any time …Read the Rest
Source:: Tactical Life