It's why some of us train long distance instead of at belly button range and why some of us won't leave till everybody is safe. Those unarmed or unprepared to fight should run for concealment at least, cover preferably and a secure hiding spot best of all. That is only common sense.
Good intentions will always be pleaded for any assumption of power. The Constitution was made to guard the people against the dangers of good intentions. There are men in all ages who mean to govern will, but they mean to govern. They promise to be good masters, but they mean to be masters.