shoot-to-disable

shoot-to-disable

adj
(Law) of or relating to shooting by soldiers or police that is intended to disable rather than kill
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Emphasis is focused on marksmanship as it is crucial in carrying out missions as diverse as shoot-to-kill and shoot-to-disable.
POLICE have shot dead two men inside four days and the public are asking why marksmen did not shoot-to-disable.