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‘No scenario at the academy for this one': Top quotes from Police1 news this week

A disturbing attack in Vermont, an officer reflects on the Surfside tragedy and more from this week’s news


By Police1 Staff

Have you been keeping up with the news on Police1? Take a look at some of the most memorable quotes from this week’s top police stories. We’re highlighting a controversial patrolling strategy, the latest on the Uvalde massacre and more of the best quotes from this week’s news.

These are our top quotes:


"They don’t have a scenario at the academy where we practice this one."

— Capt. Matt Daley, Vermont State Police

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"I thought about my own family [...] and how there’s a lot of times that I would take the family time for granted."

— Officer Adrian Gonzalez

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"That's what I did as a transit police officer during the '80s."

— NYC Mayor Eric Adams

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"I know a joke when I hear one. This wasn't a joke."

— Officer A.J. Torres

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"The only thing stopping them was the on-scene commander who decided to place the lives of officers before the lives of children.”

— Steve McCraw, Director of Texas DPS

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