Posted January 28, 2019 5:00 pm by Comments

By Tom Knighton

I’ve said before that the police have a tough job to do. I respect the hell out of them, and while I know they do have some bad actors in their ranks, I also know that those bad actors represent a tiny minority of those who wear the uniform.

In fact, most issues I’ve seen with the police stem not from corruption, but incompetence. Stupidity is far more common everywhere than maliciousness, and police aren’t immune to that.

But when the Maricopa County Sheriff’s office in Arizona reports 50 weapons missing after an audit, one has to wonder whether it’s maliciousness or incompetence at work.

More guns are found to be missing from the Maricopa County Sheriff’s office.

In October, after a shootout on the I-17, two guns stolen from MCSO were found in the suspect’s vehicle. Sheriff Paul Penzone soon after announced the department knew it had 29 missing firearms.

On Friday, Sheriff Paul Penzone announced an additional audit done with the help of the ATF found the number of missing guns was actually much higher. He says fifty guns have gone missing or have been stolen from MCSO.

The weapons include:

-29 fully automatic weapons,

-20 short barrel shotguns,

-1 short-barreled rifle.

Penzone said there …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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