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The harsh realities of policing

Dec 12, 2018 - Chicago Sun-Times

I am a Chicago police officer, and I take issue with some of your opinions (in the editorial "High cost of police misconduct is financially breaking our city.")

When you are in a traumatic situation and your adrenaline is at high levels, your perception and recollection can be altered by "tunnel vision," a situation in which all your senses are focused on the immediate threat and other details may not be easily recalled and/or recalled correctly. I speak from experience, as I had a perso...