Into the Kill Zone. A Cop's Eye View of Deadly Force

  • ID: 2218129
  • Book
  • 304 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Praise for Into the Kill Zone

"Puts the reader in the cop′s shoes, and indeed behind the trigger."National Review Online

"Into the Kill Zone is a startling and important book a stark,no–holds–barred journey into the minds of the people who have madethe ultimate decision. Klinger′s prose captures the adrenaline, emotion, and split–second decisions his subjects faced in the field."
Christopher Whitcomb, author, Cold Zero: Inside the F.B.I. Hostage Rescue Team

"Police, military, and those who love them; military andpolice history readers; and readers of popular fiction should all readthis book. Future depictions of combat should and will be heldagainst the standard set by Into the Kill Zone."
Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, author, On Killing

"This book is a must–read for every police officer, policeexecutive, and member of the general public who wants to know what it′s really like to shoot someone. From the gritty, piercingly painfulopening to the haunting, solemn ending, Into the Kill Zone reads likea novel and is almost impossible to put down."
Daryl F. Gates, chief of Los Angeles Police Department, retired

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1 Choosing the Badge and Gun.

2 Basic Training.

3 Holding Fire.

4 Pulling the Trigger.

5 When the Smoke Clears.




About the Author.

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David Klinger is a former police officer who teaches criminology and criminal justice at the University of Missouri, St. Louis. He is a highly regarded trainer and lecturer to police organizations across the country. He has appeared on theToday show,Chris Matthews′ Hard Ball,Geraldo Rivera, and theHistory Channel.
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