hostile person

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The Police Department MRAP will be a barrier between the public and a hostile person or situation such as a barricaded suspect with weapons who may be threatening someone s life.
Barbara Jenkins of Winfield Park, New Jersey, who signed the online petition, wrote that Martin was also defending himself against "a hostile person." "Trayvon was within his right to defend himself.
"If you get a hostile person, your job is not to spend anytime with them," she said.
In fact, it may cause some leaders and Soldiers to wrongly believe that they must attempt to first "shoot to wound," thereby rendering the hostile person "incapable of continuing the activity," without actually killing him.
To many such persons, the measures recommended by medical experts and ethicists will be unconvincing, as they can hardly be expected to work against the power of an evil spirit or a hostile person. Of course the authors cannot yet propose how this analysis might be translated into programmatic work, but I agree completely with Fr Magesa that a new approach to fighting HIV/AIDS in Africa is needed and this approach will have to take culture and traditional worldviews into consideration.
The goal of the defensive tactics approach is to train officers to resolve situations peacefully unless the hostile person escalates an encounter to an even higher level of threat.
It's best that you not take the offensive with a hostile person. Remain calm and let him or her know that you will do everything you possibly can to help.
The kind word, the caring gesture transforms the potentially hostile person into a friendly one.
The hostile person may challenge on most points, but the manager must realize that this is an "acceptable" reaction.
Third, is this a hostile person? Was his crime one of hatred, and does he show any genuine remorse?
Once the hostile person's feelings, relationship, or information has been validated, propose possible solutions.
In the RV the word simply means 'stranger', applied either to friendly or hostile persons, but in later texts art appears only in the negative sense of 'enemy' (see Thieme, Der Fremdling im Rgveda).