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PREVIEW: Clarksville Police officers receive use-of-force training

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- To shoot or not to shoot: that is the question for Clarksville officers undergoing use-of-force training.

The scenarios are filled with tension. A gunman takes aim at a classroom. A man with a knife runs at police. What should officers do when they have only seconds to make a decision?

Clarksville Police are giving their officers training on using deadly force. They say it's crucial in light of shootings like the one in Ferguson, involving officers and unarmed suspects.

Today in our 4:00 and 10:00 newscasts, WDRB News will get a look at the training that helps police make split-second decisions that could mean life or death.

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