In this short video by AJ+, Sage Lawson, a veteran who served the U.S. military in Afghanistan explains how the protocol he was taught in the army seems vastly different than the protocol being taught in US law enforcement.

“What makes you shoot a man who doesn’t have a weapon in his hand? We don’t even have those rules over in Afghanistan when we’re at war…You mean to tell me we can come home and do this to our own people, when I couldn’t even do that in the country we’re at war with?”

Watch the video to hear more.