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Arizona police officer asked not to wear uniform at daughter’s school
Fox News ^ | 10/3/2013

Posted on 10/04/2013 4:56:34 PM PDT by Beave Meister

A police officer who dropped off his daughter at her Phoenix elementary school was asked by the school’s principal not to wear his uniform to the school because other parents were concerned that he was carrying a gun, MyFoxPhoenix.com reported.

Scott Urkov is a police officer for the Coolidge Police Department. The department told him not to comment to media inquiries, but immediately after he received the no-uniform request, he posted on Facebook.

"Nothing like your kids school calling and asking if I could not come to pick up my daughter in uniform cause parents were concerned when their kids came home telling them there was a man at school with a gun, “ he posted. “Are you freaking kidding me?"

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KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; arizona; ban; banglist; coolidgepd; democrats; guncontrol; guns; gunsandmoreguns; liberals; obama; police; secondamendment; uniform
Unbelievable......How do these people get by in life.
1 posted on 10/04/2013 4:56:34 PM PDT by Beave Meister
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To: Beave Meister

His fellow officers should escort him to and from his daughters school for a few days ... in full uniform.


2 posted on 10/04/2013 5:00:42 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: Beave Meister

“because other parents were concerned that he was carrying a gun”

Have the officer carry an AR-15 so the idiot lib parents will get a heart attack.


3 posted on 10/04/2013 5:02:21 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: max americana

I like the Assault Rifle # 15


4 posted on 10/04/2013 5:04:30 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom ;Sarcasm is my bidness)
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To: Beave Meister

Related, posted 10/3/13:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3074487/posts


5 posted on 10/04/2013 5:08:55 PM PDT by upchuck (nobamacare must be stopped before it can live down to our expectations.)
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To: Beave Meister

Haha, after all the backlash they must be getting, they have invited the officer to speak. They want to turn it into a “teachable moment”, he should bring about 20 different types of weapons and demonstrate how to safely carry them.

The generation that comes out of these public schools will be ripe for the chambers.


6 posted on 10/04/2013 5:09:01 PM PDT by FreedomStar3028 (Evil must be punished.)
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To: Beave Meister

And one woman in Chatham, VA single handedly stopped prayer at the county board of stuporvisors meetings.


7 posted on 10/04/2013 5:11:33 PM PDT by Recompennation (Constitutional protection for all not just selectively for Democrats.)
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To: Beave Meister

Tell the “principle” not to call the police if he ever has a problem. They might bring their guns!


8 posted on 10/04/2013 5:12:22 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: Beave Meister

You know, some of these families might have a dog. Hence the obvious concern for the health of their furry friends at the hands of officer friendly.


9 posted on 10/04/2013 5:13:50 PM PDT by DariusBane (Liberty and Risk. Flip sides of the same coin. So how much risk will YOU accept?)
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To: Beave Meister

They must be some pretty stupid kids if they can’t tell the difference between “a man with a gun” and a policeman. Stupid kids. It’s not really their fault though. That’s they way the school has programmed them to react.


10 posted on 10/04/2013 5:14:49 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The DemocRAT Pahtay! Spending our grandchildren's future, today!)
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To: Beave Meister
I'm about the farthest thing from a boot licker, however, in this case I recommend the principal and the concerned parents be fully educated in the “revenue enhancement” activities of their community, first hand, repeatedly.
11 posted on 10/04/2013 5:15:38 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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If I can’t bring mine on school property, neither can any cop not responding to a call. I’m not a second class citizen or a ‘civilian’.


12 posted on 10/04/2013 5:20:35 PM PDT by AlmaKing
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To: AlmaKing

If you don’t like my attitude about it, then go change the law.

That’s what cops tell us anyway.


13 posted on 10/04/2013 5:22:13 PM PDT by AlmaKing
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To: All

WTF happened to our Country?

It’s been run over by a bunch of insane, hysterical lefties.


14 posted on 10/04/2013 5:43:33 PM PDT by Rodney Dangerfield (Ask the MSM about Christopher Newsom and Channon Christian. Observe the subsequent blank stares.)
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To: AlmaKing

>>>If I can’t bring mine on school property, neither can any cop not responding to a call. I’m not a second class citizen or a ‘civilian’.<<<

Another wrong won’t ever straighten the first. Obliging a cop to leave his work tool elsewhere can’t be justified.


15 posted on 10/04/2013 5:53:55 PM PDT by cunning_fish
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>> because other parents were concerned that he was carrying a gun,

The principal is just as much of an idiot as the “concerned” parent(s).


16 posted on 10/04/2013 5:55:55 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: jeffc

well said...couldnt have said it better myself


17 posted on 10/04/2013 5:59:38 PM PDT by livinon2wheels (responsibility, reality, integrity....if you dont have all three, u dont need a gun)
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To: Recompennation

that this event happened in VA - I feel the shame


18 posted on 10/04/2013 5:59:38 PM PDT by livinon2wheels (responsibility, reality, integrity....if you dont have all three, u dont need a gun)
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To: All

Yep...this is the mindset of the people running the public education system...people with kids in our public schools need to get off their arse and make enough noise against the nonsense so they have no choice but to moderate the rules governing our school systems. Never mind the fact that school shootings are something most adults would have never dreamed of until columbine hit us all between the eyes. The fault there is squarely on the parents for not knowing and controlling what kinds of activities their children take part in. Every child that has unmonitored access to firearms with testosterone squirting out of his ears is an accident looking for a place to happen. It’s the parents job to control that access and prevent these things from happening. Law enforcement cant do it, the schools cant do it, but the parents can if they will just pay attention and do what it takes.


19 posted on 10/04/2013 5:59:42 PM PDT by livinon2wheels (responsibility, reality, integrity....if you dont have all three, u dont need a gun)
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To: Beave Meister
How far we have come from when our hometown Iwo Jima Medal of Honor recipient would bring his rifle to school and tell his story.
20 posted on 10/04/2013 6:01:20 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama phones= Bread and circuits.)
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To: DariusBane
You know, some of these families might have a dog. Hence the obvious concern for the health of their furry friends at the hands of officer friendly

there was a comment earlier in this post, something like, how do these people live with themselves.....how do you do it??? I assume that you were kidding, if not, you should explain who, other than legally appointed police personnel, stand between your family and complete chaos......dogs indeed......pathetic!

21 posted on 10/04/2013 6:04:37 PM PDT by terycarl
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To: terycarl

My Guns. Cops are called to fill out reports and zip up body bags. They are good at extorting money from grandma when she has a brake light out though.


22 posted on 10/04/2013 6:17:52 PM PDT by DariusBane (Liberty and Risk. Flip sides of the same coin. So how much risk will YOU accept?)
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To: Beave Meister

While they made the same typical asinine mistake that other school administrations have made, in this case, as soon as the district superintendent heard about it, he probably immediately called them and told them to not be dumbasses, and to resolve this mess ASAP or they would be fired.


23 posted on 10/04/2013 6:43:48 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (The best War on Terror News is at rantburg.com)
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To: Beave Meister

So I guess that when there’s an invasion of wacko’s with guns the cops have to show up in civvies so they won’t upset the kiddies - meaning the staff - the kids would be alright in seeing a cop in uniform.


24 posted on 10/04/2013 6:47:54 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Just the mere thought of the word “g-u-n” gives them the vapors. The wussification of a once great nation continues.


25 posted on 10/04/2013 6:55:03 PM PDT by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is now the operational arm of the CPUSA)
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To: DariusBane
My Guns. Cops are called to fill out reports and zip up body bags. They are good at extorting money from grandma when she has a brake light out though

when grandma has a brake light out, normally she is advised as such and told to fix it....didn't you ever see the commercial with the pig driving the convertable??? I agree that police are normally called to respond to situations, but their presence, in many cases (Most) prevent those conditions from developing in the first place.....your gun, and I am an avid gun control protester, will do you no good....you live in Chicago which has strict gun control laws, or matbe California where they just outlawed many semi-automatic rifles....do you have your gun with you at all times?? at the local theater, McDonalds, in church, at the courthouse, are you going to start slinging lead (you have no training whatsoever in situational adaptations) whenever you percieve that a problem might arise??????the police are trained to act accordingly, you hire them, you pay them, you educate them, you pay them their retirement......but you think that you can do it better..........in VERY specific situations, you are right...in most cases, you are wrong.

26 posted on 10/04/2013 7:07:58 PM PDT by terycarl
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To: AlmaKing
If I can’t bring mine on school property, neither can any cop not responding to a call. I’m not a second class citizen or a ‘civilian’.

That bears repeating.

27 posted on 10/04/2013 9:28:32 PM PDT by SandwicheGuy (*The butter acts as a lubricant and speeds up the CPU*ou)
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To: Beave Meister

In my universe being stupid would hurt and be potential fatal.


28 posted on 10/04/2013 9:31:56 PM PDT by Delta 21 (Oh Crap !! Did I say that out loud ??!??)
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To: terycarl

I am unwilling to cede power to strangers. Not a good idea. The moment you decide to give up a freedom in exchange for liberty you have given up much.

Cops are a necessary evil, but a dangerous habit. Cops today are militarized, ready to shoot. To invite Police or any government power into your life is dangerous.

we self educate our children because we don’t want to give power, money, and control to strangers.

We own firearms because we don’t want to give power money and control to strangers.

We vote for small government, underfunded and frustrated because we don’t want to give power, money and control to strangers.

This is a dangerous, short life in which nothing is safe or guaranteed. Once that tenant of life is accepted then the need for layers and layers of expensive safety purchased with lost liberty become less important.


29 posted on 10/04/2013 11:03:33 PM PDT by DariusBane (Liberty and Risk. Flip sides of the same coin. So how much risk will YOU accept?)
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To: Beave Meister

Now the school invites him to speak to help cover up the inanity that runs things. Per Beck, the guy’s department chastised him for mentioning it on Face Book and threatened him if he said anything else.


30 posted on 10/05/2013 3:37:51 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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