He was upset no doubt. The difference is that if a non-leo citizen carrying a lawful firearm makes a mistake in a self-defense situation, they end up in prison. Cops frequently make this kind of mistake due to impulsive, Pavlovian stimulus-response training that inactivates thinking and builds paranoia and they get off easily even if they kill an innocent person (even a child). When building a tyrannical police state, one of the first messages that is communicated is that police and government agents are exempt from the law.
"To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize." Voltaire
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