JC’s got a good point or two, as does the Sheriff who wrote the ‘open letter’. Get a CPL, train with it. You will most likely be first on the scene because it’s happening where you are standing! As to the ‘good cop’/’bad cop’ thing, I see more and more PD’s arresting and prosecuting ‘bad cops’ and I don’t see many civilians encouraging the ‘good cops’ to take a stand. So, for those good cops out there, “KEEP IT UP!” It’s noticed and appreciated.
In recent days, a number of Sheriff’s and some Police Chiefs have made public service announcements, saying that they want their constituents to carry their firearms. This is somewhat unusual (especially in NY), especially considering that most LE Admin types are usually liberals, and don’t like the idea of citizens being able to carry at all. In a related event, Liberty University’s President urged students to carry on campus if they had a permit, and to get one if they had not already done so. I bet their student enrollment goes up!
Here is a brief essay, from a Sheriff in Florida, that gives a valid, realistic take on why you should carry as a citizen. I know, I know, they’re all bad,,,right? If you truly believe all or even a majority of LE is bad, you might want to get a breathing tube installed. Breathing through all that sand…
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