In the November issue of S.W.A.T,. I wrote of the court process in general terms. This article deals with individuals self-declared as “deadly force experts” who may very well testify against you should you employ deadly force.
Many of these individuals rely on this as a sole means of employment. They do not instruct in a hands-on manner, nor do they develop equipment or techniques to better those who wear the badge. Many have somewhat sketchy careers with little or no practical experience. Many are retired officers from departments where they worked in a purely administrative capacity and never experienced the streets to any significant degree.