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Cops open up on how the force deals with police shootings | Daily …

Police officers have revealed how the job ‘slowly eats us away’ in a searingly frank documentary about slain cops.

A SWAT officer says that he gets sent on ‘horrific calls every day’ like looking people in their eyes as they take their last breath .

The cop says he has to ‘bury it deep inside’ and, unable to speak to their families, cops are ‘just left to figure out how not to lose ourselves’.

Another officer who survived multiple stabbings, Thomas Marchese, 43, says that every day that they walk out the door, cops have to ‘make peace with the fact we might not make it back home’.

Marchese exclusively told the DailyMail.com how he used his experience to help ‘crack the shell’ of silence and persuade serving officers to speak to him for his documentary, ‘Fallen’. 

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Cops have opened up about how the force deals with police shootings that happen across America, in the new …

Police officers have revealed how the job ‘slowly eats us away’ in a searingly frank documentary about slain cops.

A SWAT officer says that he gets sent on ‘horrific calls every day’ like looking people in their eyes as they take their last breath .

The cop says he has to ‘bury it deep inside’ and, unable to speak to their families, cops are ‘just left to figure out how not to lose ourselves’.

Another officer who survived multiple stabbings, Thomas Marchese, 43, says that every day that they walk out the door, cops have to ‘make peace with the fact we might not make it back home’.

Marchese exclusively told the DailyMail.com how he used his experience to help ‘crack the shell’ of silence and persuade serving officers to speak to him for his documentary, ‘Fallen’. 

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Read more at: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4859286/Cops-open-force-deals-police-shootings.html

‘We make peace with the fact we might not make it back home’: Cops reveal how the force copes with police shootings …

Police officers have revealed how the job ‘slowly eats us away’ in a searingly frank documentary about slain cops.

A SWAT officer says that he gets sent on ‘horrific calls every day’ like looking people in their eyes as they take their last breath .

The cop says he has to ‘bury it deep inside’ and, unable to speak to their families, cops are ‘just left to figure out how not to lose ourselves’.

Another officer who survived multiple stabbings, Thomas Marchese, 43, says that every day that they walk out the door, cops have to ‘make peace with the fact we might not make it back home’.

Marchese exclusively told the DailyMail.com how he used his experience to help ‘crack the shell’ of silence and persuade serving officers to speak to him for his documentary, ‘Fallen’. 

Scroll down for video 

Read more at: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4859286/Cops-open-force-deals-police-shootings.html

After the shootings, calls for unity amid recriminations and finger-pointing

The president spoke as other presidents have done in times of tragedy or terrorism, saying, “We are strongest when we are unified and when we work for the common good.” House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., called on his colleagues to set an example. “Show the world we are one House, the people’s House, united in our humanity,” he said. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., implored her colleagues to make Thursday’s congressional baseball game an occasion “that will bring us together and not separate us further.”

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After the shootings, calls for unity amid recriminations and finger …

In the charged environment of 2017, it took only a few hours for a baseball diamond to be transformed from a peaceful practice field to a horrific crime scene and then to a vivid symbol of the tensions between the angry politics of our time and the better angels of the American people.

From President Trump to congressional leaders of both parties to ordinary citizens came calls for prayers for the victims of the shootings in Alexandria, Va., that left House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and four others wounded, praise for the Capitol Police officers who prevented an even worse tragedy and, above all, words of reconciliation and unity.

But barely on the edges of those remarks was another round of recriminations and a renewed debate about what has brought the country to a point of such division, what is to blame for what happened on that baseball field shortly after

Read more at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/after-the-shootings-calls-for-unity-amid-recriminations-and-finger-pointing/2017/06/14/93fb667e-511a-11e7-91eb-9611861a988f_story.html

After the shootings, calls for unity amid recriminations and finger-pointing

In the charged environment of 2017 it took only a few hours for a baseball diamond to be transformed from a peaceful practice field to a horrific crime scene and then to a vivid symbol of the tensions between the angry politics of our time and the better angels of the American people.

From President Trump to congressional leaders of both parties to ordinary citizens came calls for prayers for the victims of the shootings that left House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and four others wounded, praise for the Capitol Police officers who prevented an even worse tragedy and above all words of reconciliation and unity.

But barely on the edges of those remarks was the outbreak of another round of recriminations and a renewed debate about what has brought the country to such a point of division, what is to blame for what happened on that baseball field shortly after

Read more at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/after-the-shootings-calls-for-unity-amid-recriminations-and-finger-pointing/2017/06/14/93fb667e-511a-11e7-91eb-9611861a988f_story.html