Reading “Nassau cops’ new guidelines” [News, July 5], regarding the de-escalation of force by Nassau County police, I wondered whether perpetrators took note. Do you think they will de-escalate also?

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Acting Police Comissioner Thomas Krumpter gave a demonstration on TV of the different methods of force. The way things are going, he might want to add another: a Nerf gun. It looks like the Nassau County Police Department has decided to treat lions like lambs.

Bob Andreocci, Huntington