Snowflakes in Hell: Looks like they are relenting on the policy of banning firearms in public housing, but it’s not clear yet whether their new policy is going to be acceptable. I hadn’t been following this. Crazy.
A thief, dressed for the winter and rummaging through a car outside a Glasgow residence late Tuesday, had the tables turned on him when he was held at gunpoint by the resident he was stealing from until police arrived, officials said today. via The Armed Citizen.
Cash-strapped states raid 911 funds More than $200 million collected from cell phone users for upgrades to the 911 system has been diverted in the last two years to plug state budget holes, keep campaign promises and, in at least one case, buy police uniforms, an Associated Press analysis has found. Never, ever rely only […]
Got google alerts for all of these stories today: South Haven, MI: Pizza delivery driver robbed at gunpoint Portsmouth, VA: Pizza delivery driver robbed at gunpoint in Portsmouth New Castle County, DE: Delivering pizzas downright dangerous Akron, OH: One of the females made arrangements for a pizza delivery driver to be at a location so […]
Jeff Soyer: Cops Fish Mental Health Records In a good piece of investigative reporting, the Delaware News Journal has uncovered the fact that state police there routinely access databases intended only to be used at the time of a firearm purchase. Even for that, it’s being abused. The story is here: Gun checks may violate […]
Sebastian points us to a story with a happy ending: Victim shoots man during robbery try An armed robber who tried to stick up a man Monday night ended up getting shot when the victim pulled out his own gun, police said. Says a commenter: What a heartwarming story for the Holiday Season. It is […]
Police: Delivery drivers targeted Delaware: Since Oct. 31 there has been a rash of holdups in northern New Castle County targeting food deliverymen. Five of the seven robberies and one failed attempt have occurred in the past week, most recently Monday night. The article offers a number of safety tips. Don’t bother looking. None of […]
Sebastian notes success on the street, which doesn’t always translate from legal rights. Noted is the fact that open carry often isn’t tactically sound, but just as successful use of a gun in self-defense doesn’t always mean pulling the trigger, successful deterrence doesn’t always mean even drawing. For deterrence to work, the enemy needs to […]