Cop who was fired for NOT shooting a black man wins court settlement

There is a toxic cop culture in America right now that tries to punish the good guys. Not this time though.

A police officer who used his military deescalation skills rather than shoot a man found himself out of a job. The good…

Steven Mader was a rookie cop in 2016 when he responded to a domestic call and found himself face to face with R. J. Williams. Williams had a gun and wouldn’t drop it, saying “just shoot me.“ Officer Mader quickly saw Williams for what he was, not a threatening gun wielding black man but rather a human being in the throes of a mental breakdown. Officer Mader described the situation as an attempt to commit “suicide by cop.”

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