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Criminologist and Author David Klinger

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Criminologist and Author David Klinger

Criminologist and Author David Klinger

Criminologist and Author David Klinger

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Four months after he became a Los Angeles police officer, he shot and killed a suspect. Now he's a professor at the University of Missouri. He's just written a book about police shootings — why they happen, how cops train to avoid them, and what shootings do to officers who pull the trigger. It's called Into the Kill Zone: A Cop's Eye View of Deadly Force.