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Mass shootings with high powered weapons in -- -- Colorado.
And Portland or again have prompted the metropolitan Nashville police department to allow some officers.
To bring their personal AER fifteen type semiautomatic rifles to work.
We've watched what other departments are doing and watch their success with it.
And before we decided to actually implement and -- Police in neighboring Britain would upgraded eleven years ago you know -- -- saying you wanna put -- -- of gunfire.
-- the same situation when you talk about a offer going into a confrontation with a suspect -- handgun.
Of a guest of assault rifle.
That's exactly what happened in 2002.
Went to -- -- officers were wounded in a gun fight with the bank robber.
These dramatic images captured by a camera mounted on -- rolling police car beat cops used as a moving shield.
Fired a shot at the suspect as he was Wheeling towards me with a -- the shot that I fired millions unfortunately.
And the first shot the suspect fired at me struck me he was later shot and killed -- -- but we are up against him going handguns.
-- Watson who was chief at the time convinced local businesses and individuals to pitch again.
We raised over 50000 dollars and less than two months which was enough rapid -- -- -- What and I are shifting -- -- Just outside the squad room the rifle used by the bank -- is mounted on this wall to remind officers what they might be up against police say the upgraded weaponry is not only a better match against what the bad guys have.
But may serve as a deterrent against the type of violence that erupted here in 2000 TU.
I'm happy that we've not had used the -- and service announcement.
But I'm very comforted by the fact that we have -- in the -- that we made in Brentwood Tennessee Jonathan -- Fox needs.
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