In this scenario, a suspect is within close proximity to you as the confronting officer. Your sidearm is holstered. You do not expect a deadly force situation. But the suspect has other ideas.
The suspect unexpectedly reaches for a handgun in the rear of his waistband. As action beats reaction, the perpetrator is likely to outdraw you. You can counter this threat without trying to outdraw your attacker.
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