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Police week kicks off with a bang

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.-- Col. Kelly Kirts, the 30th Mission Support Group commander, shoots at targets during a pistol competition at the combat arms training range here Monday, May 14, 2012. The competition was held in conjunction with National Police Week, an annual celebration that recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.-- Col. Kelly Kirts, the 30th Mission Support Group commander, shoots at targets during a pistol competition at the combat arms training range here Monday, May 14, 2012. The competition was held in conjunction with National Police Week, an annual celebration that recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.-- Tech. Sgt. Sean Yargus, a 30th Security Forces Squadron conservation officer, shoots at targets during a pistol competition at the combat arms training range here Monday, May 14, 2012. The competition was held in conjunction with National Police Week, an annual celebration that recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.-- Tech. Sgt. Sean Yargus, a 30th Security Forces Squadron conservation officer, shoots at targets during a pistol competition at the combat arms training range here Monday, May 14, 2012. The competition was held in conjunction with National Police Week, an annual celebration that recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.-- Tech. Sgt. Sean Yargus, a 30th Security Forces Squadron conservation officer, shoots at targets during a pistol competition at the combat arms training range here Monday, May 14, 2012. The competition was held in conjunction with National Police Week, an annual celebration that recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.-- Tech. Sgt. Sean Yargus, a 30th Security Forces Squadron conservation officer, shoots at targets during a pistol competition at the combat arms training range here Monday, May 14, 2012. The competition was held in conjunction with National Police Week, an annual celebration that recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.-- Senior Airman David Trevino, a 30th Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms Training instructor, spray-paints a target between course runs during a pistol competition at the combat arms training range here Monday, May 14, 2012. The competition was held in conjunction with National Police Week, an annual celebration that recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.-- Senior Airman David Trevino, a 30th Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms Training instructor, spray-paints a target between course runs during a pistol competition at the combat arms training range here Monday, May 14, 2012. The competition was held in conjunction with National Police Week, an annual celebration that recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.-- Staff Sgt. Andrew Oliver, a 30th Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms Training instructor, scores targets after a course run during a pistol competition at the combat arms training range here Monday, May 14, 2012. The competition was held in conjunction with National Police Week, an annual celebration that recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.-- Staff Sgt. Andrew Oliver, a 30th Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms Training instructor, scores targets after a course run during a pistol competition at the combat arms training range here Monday, May 14, 2012. The competition was held in conjunction with National Police Week, an annual celebration that recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.-- Staff Sgt. Jennifer Cunningham, an Airman Leadership School instructor, shoots at targets during a pistol competition at the combat arms training range here Monday, May 14, 2012. The competition was held in conjunction with National Police Week, an annual celebration that recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.-- Staff Sgt. Jennifer Cunningham, an Airman Leadership School instructor, shoots at targets during a pistol competition at the combat arms training range here Monday, May 14, 2012. The competition was held in conjunction with National Police Week, an annual celebration that recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.-- Participants load magazines before a pistol competition at the combat arms training range here Monday, May 14, 2012. The competition was held in conjunction with National Police Week, an annual celebration that recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.-- Participants load magazines before a pistol competition at the combat arms training range here Monday, May 14, 2012. The competition was held in conjunction with National Police Week, an annual celebration that recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.-- Participants load magazines before a pistol competition at the combat arms training range here Monday, May 14, 2012. The competition was held in conjunction with National Police Week, an annual celebration that recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.-- Participants load magazines before a pistol competition at the combat arms training range here Monday, May 14, 2012. The competition was held in conjunction with National Police Week, an annual celebration that recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.-- Participants observe the course of a pistol competition at the combat arms training range here Monday, May 14, 2012. The competition was held in conjunction with National Police Week, an annual celebration that recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.-- Participants observe the course of a pistol competition at the combat arms training range here Monday, May 14, 2012. The competition was held in conjunction with National Police Week, an annual celebration that recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.-- Tech. Sgt. Sean Yargus, a 30th Security Forces Squadron conservation officer, shoots at targets during a pistol competition at the combat arms training range here Monday, May 14, 2012. The competition was held in conjunction with National Police Week, an annual celebration that recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)
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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.-- Tech. Sgt. Sean Yargus, a 30th Security Forces Squadron conservation officer, shoots at targets during a pistol competition at the combat arms training range here Monday, May 14, 2012. The competition was held in conjunction with National Police Week, an annual celebration that recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Levi Riendeau)