When I first got into law enforcement, I was trained to stand my ground and shoot. There was zero movement to my training. When I say “movement,” I mean that we were never taught to run with a firearm in a law enforcement shooting drill, nor were we taught to take cover during a reload. In fact, we were specifically taught to holster before we gave chase, as if I was ever going to follow such inane rules.
The very notion of moving around on the bad guy was never even contemplated. We have been teaching our cops to get killed for a very long time by writing firearms programs that are written for the dumbest, most unsafe cop on the line.
Instead of dealing with that one dolt in a direct manner we write programs that are as “safe” as possible. We operate under parochial rules that are so stringent that you couldn’t possibly get hurt while that gun is out of its holster.
Now, flip that coin over and take a look at the training that’s now available through private sources. The things that are …Read the Rest
Source:: Tactical Life