Because many of the "lawbreakers" are those acting under the "color of authority". When NYPD "officers" pump 50 or 60 rounds into an unarmed man or spray innocent civilians in a crowd in order to subdue one person, THAT is incompetence at its best (worst)?
Cops should be REQUIRED to demonstrate total proficiency with ANY weapon that they are required to carry.
M 12-year-old daughter is a better shot than 99% of cops . . .