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The Aftermath of a Shooting- Part 3: Physiological Effects

September 4, 2016

In this third video, Mike Darter, Co-Founder and CEO of CCW Safe, talks about the physiological effects that you may experience if you are involved in a shooting.  This is important to know, as they could affect your testimony.  Some of the effects that one may experience are:

  • Intense Second Guessing
  • Tunnel Vision
  • Auditory Exclusion
  • Temporary loss of time and memory
  • Temporary loss of motor skills

Dr. Alexis Artwohl, author of Deadly Force Encounters: What Cops Need To Know To Mentally And Physically Prepare For And Survive A Gunfight”, also joins the conversation and talks detail about Intense second guessing and why it is important to realize and understand that if you are being interviewed.  

If you missed the first two videos, you can watch Part 1 here, which talks about some things to think about once you decide to carry concealed, and part 2 here, which talks about the protocols that exist for police officers involved in shootings, and how they can be used in civilian incidents.

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