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Firearms training drill breaks down high-stakes hostage situation

“The officer that took that shot, under that kind of stress, that guy saved lives. That’s a guy I’d like to shake his hand.”

In this video, Police1 columnist and firearms trainer Todd Fletcher walks through a drill based on an officer-involved shooting on January 9, 2021, in which a Phoenix police officer shot and killed an armed man holding a baby hostage.

Read more about the original incident here. Get more top tips and drill suggestions from Todd here.

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