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Defense points to Deedy's training

Weapons are to be drawn only with "the intent to use" them, a witness testifies

By Nelson Daranciang

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 26, 2014

~~<p>A retired chief trainer of federal law enforcement officers said in state court Friday that agents who go to the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center are instructed and trained to draw their firearm only if they intend to use it.</p>
<p>&quot;They're not to use the weapon as a compliance tool, not supposed to point the weapon and say, &lsquo;If you come closer, I'll shoot you,'&quot; said Kenneth Ami&shy;ano.</p>
~~

A retired chief trainer of federal law enforcement officers said in state court Friday that agents who go to the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center are instructed and trained to draw their firearm only if they intend to use it.

"They're not to use the weapon as a compliance tool, not supposed to point the weapon and say, ‘If you come closer, I'll shoot you,'" said Kenneth Ami­ano. Login for more...



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