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11 December 2009

New York Times

When it came time for Detective Paul E. Morrison to shoot at someone — a young man on a bicycle, firing a .45-caliber automatic at him — his response came without prodding, drilled into him years before at the Police Academy until it was a reflex. It was 1982, in the Bronx. Detective Morrison stood still, feet shoulder-width apart and knees slightly bent. He extended his arms straight ahead, elbows locked, and held his .38 revolver with both hands. In the language... (

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