Arkansas Police Hope to Learn From Shooting Death

Dashcam video to be used to teach officers new safety techniques when making routine traffic stops.
3:00 | 08/08/12

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-- -- several techniques that -- trying turns. So -- take this is alone jumping perished. We will come away with it as he will be our best trainer who we are greatest instructor. It was a routine traffic stop that made thousands of times by officers around the country. -- -- -- -- -- -- They'll realize that they have been and that exact scenario hundreds of times. But this time it ended the life of officer John Smith he was shot and killed. Chief Chad Hansen hopes to teaches officers new technique to the dash cam video footage. Don't give our guys different mentality as far as when the responding to something -- To be wary that this can happen to figure happened Truman -- can happen monitor if you can happen lumber market can happen anywhere. The gunman Jerry -- was sentenced to death last month the prosecuting attorney Scott Ellington says there is one thing he's taken away from Smith's death. Remember your number one job as a police officers to go home your name. And although officer Schmidt did not return to his family that tragic night. His police chief hopes his death we'll keep others from meeting the same fate to see someone that. Go down with his -- skills as he had. It it better be a wake up call for every law enforcement officer around here.

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