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Local Officers Respond to Killing of 22-Year-Old Davis Police Officer

Chico Police chief Mike O'Brien spoke with Action News Now's Christina Vitale about the precautions that officers take when going out on calls, in wake of the recent killing of a Davis police officer.

Posted: Jan. 11, 2019 4:25 PM
Updated: Jan. 11, 2019 4:25 PM

Speech to Text for Local Officers Respond to Killing of 22-Year-Old Davis Police Officer

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years. #### debbie debbie officers with the chico police department's say their thoughts and prayers are with the corona family. boxes action news now reporter christina vitale is live at the police station with reaction to the tragedy. reporter live i spoke with chico police chief mike o'brien today about the precautions officers take when going out on calls. vo chief o'brien said the department always has conversations about officer safety. it is something they practice every single day. o'brien said from the first day in the academy to the last day of an officer's career, they're mindful of these dangerous possibilities. sot full you can't prevent every tragedy unfortunately we respond to hundred if not thousands of year every office in thei career does that without any issue and why this one that happened to be that one that took her life i have no idea vo chief o'brien said officers go through extensive training to try and prevent these happenings. they are routinely thinking about how they position themselves, how they contact people, and analyzing body language. reporter live i spoke with an officer who got shot here in chico. he shares his experience and the precautions he takes when going out in the field. reporting live in chico christina vitale action news now. ####
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