EPISODE 73

THE NEWHALL MASSACRE

Sep 14, 2020 | Podcast

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The day 4 CHP Officers were killed over 50 years ago

In April 1970,  4 California Highway Patrolmen were killed by two men after an armed road rage incident. Those men were career criminals in the planning stages of a robbery attempt who were heavily armed. This incident had a ripple effect for police agencies across the country that led to significant progress in the realm of firearms proficiency and officer safety. There are several lessons learned that remain relevant today. Mike gives us a synopsis of the shooting and provides some analysis for police officers today. 

CHP Training Video

Newhall Shooting: A Tactical Analysis

Articles by Michael Wood (1) (2) (3)

Article by Massad Ayoob

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