By Tom Knighton
While the anti-gunners scream that AR-15s are “weapons of war” that have “no place on our streets,” we all know the truth. They’re effective weapons for certain roles that exist outside of the battlefield (as well as just a hell of a lot of fun to shoot). Frankly, law enforcement needs them.
Unfortunately, cash-strapped departments may have difficulty buying quality AR-15s for their officers due to financial constraints.
Luckily, the National Rifle Association is willing to do something about that.
The NRA believes in standing behind the thin blue line by supporting law enforcement officers through many programs. In September, Jones County Sheriff Department in Mississippi received a $3,400 grant from NRA in order to retire old rifles used by the SWAT Team and Narcotics division, and replace them with two fully suppressed AR-15s. The new firearms will allow the deputies to be better equipped for the different situations they encounter on patrol.
“Us having these rifles on every unit in the county is so important because precious seconds count whenever someone turns loose on one our people or a citizen with a high-powered assault rifle,” said Sheriff Alex Hodge in a Sept. 25 press conference.
The two suppressed Colt AR-15 rifles …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms