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Off-Duty Maine Deputy Disarms Man With Gun

March 29, 2012  | 

Cumberland County (Maine) Sheriff's Deputy Richard Kimball was headed home from an overnight shift at the county jail when he was forced to disarm a suicidal man who was waving a gun toward passing traffic.

Kimball helped disarm and detain the man who with the help of Portland Officer Dan Rose during rush-hour traffic at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, reports the Press Herald.

Deputy Kimball confronted the man, ordering the man to drop the weapon. Instead, the man raised his arms as if to expose his chest and yelled at the officers "Shoot me! Shoot me!"

Deputy Kimball tacked the man, after he accidentally dropped the gun.


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[email protected] @ 4/1/2012 7:11 PM

Nice to see some don't "knock-off" work at shifts end. Good work, Deputy Kimball and Officer Rose.

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