Posted September 28, 2015 8:00 pm by Comments

By Dean Weingarten

As a policeone.com survey revealed, the majority of U.S. police officers support an armed citizenry. Why wouldn’t they? With their hands-on experience dealing with criminals, they know how effective personal arms can be. They don’t live in protected, “green zone” enclaves. They have non-police friends, family and associates. Many if not most have had positive experiences with armed defenders. In short, police and Sheriff Departments are a rich source of natural allies for defenders of American gun rights . . .

Police that support the Second Amendment give disarmists nightmares. In theory, all police should support Americans’ gun rights. From LA to NY, from Chicago to San Antonio, all law enforcement officers take an oath to support and defend the Constitution of the United States. The oath has been ignored by many for decades. That is changing.

The recent success of the concealed carry movement persuaded police chiefs like James Craig of Detroit [above] to tout the benefits of armed self defense. Once Chief Craig was on board, the whole tone of the City of Detroit about armed citizens changed. Armed self defense is celebrated in the City. Sheriff …read more

Source:: Truth About Guns

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