'" Mr. Rawlings said. "In my moments of self-doubt, I discovered the truth — that we did nothing wrong. Our police are among the best in the country. I'm in awe of our Dallas police officers. We set the standard where policing can both be strong and smart."
And he threatened to blow up our police officers," said Mr. Rawlings on CBS's "Face the Nation." "We went to his home. We saw that there was bomb-making equipment later. It was very important that we realized that he may not be bluffing. So, we ask him, do you want to come out safely or do you want to stay there and we are going to take you down? And he chose the latter."