In short summary, the Officer and this man were in a life-threatening altercation. The man almost stabbed Officer Boyd in the head with a knife, while the officer almost shot him before he was able to subdue him.
Have you ever been upset because someone clearly misunderstood you?
Most often the immediate reaction is to defend yourself. And if it’s really bad – we can tend to go on the offensive. I will even start saying things like, “how could you even think I would say such a thing?!”