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Virginia Recruit Injured In Training Dies

December 21, 2010  | 

A Norfolk (Va.) Police recruit has died nine days after he was injured during training, reports WAVY.com.

John Kohn, 40, died Saturday. Police are continuing to investigate the incident.

Read the full story at WAVY.com.


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JayaR1st @ 2/4/2011 11:35 AM

While this is very unfortunate, it is not criminal. Recruits have to learn how to defend themselves in the real world. Safety should be emphasized, but if you read other articles (http://policelink.monster.com/news/articles/150271-final-moments-of-va-police-recruits-life-unfold) is looks like they took great pains to make sure recruits were safe.

Thousands of new cops hit the streets every year, and our training should require athleticism. It is sad, but not surprising that someone has gotten seriously hurt. Professional and college athletes suffer injuries, including concussions. This is no different.

I'm very sad for his family, but he died preparing for battle. I doubt he would want lawsuits, criminal charges or ignorant criticism for his brothers (in blue).

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