Mustang380gal wrote:Is it a possibility that the dog was not fully trained, and that's why it wasn't released?
If the dog was going to be released, it ought to have been well before the guy started taking the swing.
Nah. Having an untrained dog is a lot like having someone who hasn't finished the academy as your backup. It causes more problems than it can solve. They don't put untrained dogs with handlers in the field.
Also, as to why didn't they release the dog? Well, if you watch it again when he first turns around to what appears to be him going after the cop with the taser, watch that cop... He wasn't ready for it, he was scrambling to get his gun from its holster when the other officer fired. As someone else has already said, it would take the bullet far less time to end the threat than the dog.
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