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Ohio Officer Praised for Holding Fire During Attempted Suicide-by-Cop Incident


The New Richmond Police Department Web site says Kidder had been sworn in to join the village police force last April 16, after serving in Iraq as a Marine. One year later, he found himself facing his toughest police challenge so far. Kidder said dispatchers warned him Wilcox could try to force a "suicide by cop." More Here.

April 20, 2015
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James @ 4/21/2015 5:15 AM

The video of this great police officer (Kidder) should be used as a training tool for Law enforcement/Police, and security. Thanks to Officer-Kidder for holding fire. Your are a great officer. I hope this video will be seen by many other officers.

Kojack58 @ 4/21/2015 5:51 AM

the suspect showed no weapons and did geet down finally. It could have gone either way but with no physical threat the officer utilized the force continuum the proper way.

Hunter*2020 @ 4/21/2015 8:09 AM

Our media is working, isn't it? That mutt owes his life to our wonderfully overzealous media second guessing everything that's done. The young officer is very lucky to be alive!

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