Hmmm, count me as skeptical Instapundit » Blog Archive » REPORT: Authorities: Hofstra student was killed by police. Some people are giving this an anti-cop? "Prof. Joseph Olson writes: Civilian combat shooters who participate in IPSC or IDPA competitions practice, practice, practice, head shots to the bad guy while missing the hostage. Sometimes they do it after 10 push-ups or a 50 yard run (designed to induce physical stress). 99% of the time they miss the hostage and get the bad guy. Regular street cops are allowed to carry guns but dont get this level of training."