Old Barney Fife didn't see a weapon and was not in danger.
Officer in question does not have to be
in danger or fear for his life . this is well
outlined in Fed LE deadly force policy,
supported by SCOTUS.
You could trying reading it sometime.
Breaching the barrier does not come with a death sentence.
stark reality is, it can and does - and each situation
has its own individual circumstances that determine whether such force as being appropriate, the SCOTUS
briefs explain it.
Just because you don't get shot breaching the front
doors of the Capitol buiding, doesn't mean you wont
get shot when forcefully furthering your advance into
When the Glocks are out on full display pointed in
your immediate direction, you should get a 'clue' ..
IF that doesn't tell you 'proceed at your own peril'
then ya gotta be plain rock dumb.