In January 2016, on the first day of the partial restoration of open carry rights in Texas, I stood in front of the Benbrook Police Station, looking at the recently placed 30.06 and 30.07 signs . . .
I noticed that the signs are likely not enforceable in a court of law; they were not of the required dimensions. But police, like fire in the quote attributed to President Washington, are “dangerous servants and a fearful master. ” I tread lightly around police, just as I do around high explosives or high-powered machinery. All are extremely useful. All require proper care, caution, respect, and effective safeguards.
A couple of days later, sans Glock and holster, I entered the department to determine the origin of the signs, and the reasons for their obviously recent emplacement. I talked to an agreeable sergeant. The public relations officer had just retired. The sergeant very kindly gave me the police chief’s email, suggesting that such policies were above his pay grade. I contacted Chief James Mills, and asked him who made the decision to put up the signs, and what was the purpose and expected benefit?
Chief Mills was kind enough to reply. He said that the foyer …Read the Rest
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