Armed Citizens Saving Police Officers
By Dean Weingarten
Arizona – -(Ammoland.com)- This list was originally published by Ohioans for Concealed Carry PAC and then by the Kentucky Concealed Carry Coalition. It has ceased to exist on those pages. I found it on learnaboutguns.com, where it was republished. It is a compilation worth keeping. The list was originally published before February 8th, 2009. It has not been updated since then.
I know that it is only a partial listing. For example it does not list the case of Rory Vertigan, who shot, then captured one of three drug dealers who ambushed and killed Officer Marc Atkinson of the Phoenix Police Department on March 26, 1999. All three drug dealers were illegal aliens.
Here is the list:
There is NO evidence to support the assertion that law enforcement officers are put at risk by law-abiding citizens carrying concealed firearms in their car. There are no studies, even ones with twisted statistics, that draw this conclusion. How can that be? Because there is NO record of a law enforcement officers having been injured by a CCW permit holder during a traffic …Read the Rest