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Subject: What shooters could have won in a shootout with the police? Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:19 am
I was thinking about this recently. What mass shooters could have killed or stopped ordinary police if they met them. I don`t believe that any shooter could have survived against a SWAT team, they are simply too trained and have much better gear and weapons. My thought is that Anders Breivik probably could have won if ordinary police approached him on the island, if the police only had pistols. What do you think?
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Subject: Re: What shooters could have won in a shootout with the police? Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:01 pm
None of them, they'd be going up multiple people who can all shoot back, they aren't going to last too long. Even Micah Xavier Johnson didn't have a good time of it, and that was after ambushing the cops he wanted to kill.
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Subject: Re: What shooters could have won in a shootout with the police? Tue Apr 10, 2018 2:45 pm
Michael Ryan. He had a Type 56 which one officer said could've killed the entirety of the tactical firearms force, while he himself wore a bullet proof jacket which would've shielded him from the majority of the officers weaponry.
Charles Whitman: His expert marksmanship and military training would've easily overpowered standard officers had he been in a better position.
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Subject: Re: What shooters could have won in a shootout with the police? Tue Apr 10, 2018 4:23 pm
None of them. If they even started to win other departments would have sent in their cops as backup so eventually they would run out of ammo and die
Subject: Re: What shooters could have won in a shootout with the police? Tue Apr 10, 2018 4:45 pm
Definitely James Holmes. He had an upper hand with his full suit of body armor. Not mass shooters but Larry Phillips and Emil Massasaraneu held off the cops for a long time and only lost because the police got rifles. Well, Larry's Ak jammed so he shot himself. They held them down and if they only had pistols Larry and Emil would've probably killed and injured all of them due to keeping them down with machine gun fire and having body armor.