Off-Duty Officer Shoots Burglar Dead Responding to Son’s Call From Home

Off-Duty Officer Shoots Burglar Dead Responding to Son's Call From Home

A teen was alone in his West Miami home when a man attempted to break into the rear of the residence. The teen called his parents to report what was happening. His father, a Miami Police officer, who was off duty at the time, was able to respond before the suspect gained entrance.

A witness said there was some kind of altercation as the father confronted the suspect in front of the home. Ultimately, the father fired upon the suspect who was later pronounced dead at the local hospital. The incident is under investigation.

Neighbors commented that they never hear about such things in their “very peaceful, very nice” neighborhood. Photos of the scene confirm that it could indeed be considered a “nice” area.

Nice neighborhoods are not immune to break-ins. After all, that’s where all the good stuff is located. And while it’s true that a lot of crime occurs after dark, many break-ins happen during the day when burglars are not expecting anyone to be home.

Do your kids know what to do if something like this occurs when you are not around? This teen apparently called his parents when perhaps the first call should have been to 911. Fortunately, he was able to reach his officer father quickly enough. Can’t blame the kid for trying to reach officer dad right away though.

Include your children in your home defense plan just like you instruct them what to do in case of a fire. You do have a home defense plan?

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Mark Ehlen is a USCCA certified firearms instructor, a MN DNR Firearms Safety instructor, high school trap shooting coach and a writer. As one of his uncles ran Federal Cartridge Corp for many years and his father retired from there, firearms and ammo are second nature to him. His firearms instruction is aimed at helping new shooters have a positive experience as well as understanding the practical and legal side of concealed carry. Mark can be reached at Marksmanship Firearms Training.
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