Skip to comments.Illinois SWAT Gets OK on Silencers
Posted on 02/09/2012 6:18:04 PM PST by smokingfrog
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -Under a just passed law, Illinois SWAT units can now attach silencers to their weapons. The silencer is designed to give police special operations teams the advantage if they find themselves in a firefight .
The sponsor of the measure, state senator Dave Koehler says if police have to enter a room and fire their weapons the silencer allows them to concentrate on their target.
Hearing loss of up to 15 seconds can make a big difference between whether hostages are killed or not.
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Are they going to use suppressors on their flashbangs, since their hearing is important?
They already have them. They’re called ‘Internal Affairs’.
>> In the News/Activism forum, on a thread titled Illinois SWAT Gets OK on Silencers, smokingfrog wrote:
OK for me, but not for thee.
My idea on where to draw the line on “banned” weapons —
If the cops can have them, then ordinary citizens can, too. ‘cause really, you’re talking about the dividing line between military and police/militia — not between police and the citizenry.
Silencers? Full auto weapons? Body armor, short-barrel shotguns, personnel carriers? Fine! If cops want to have ‘em, citizens can possess them too. No permits required.
Nuclear weapons, RPGs, shoulder fired AA missiles? Probably not, for either cops OR civilians.
Oh heck, I could see RPGs.
And Claymores. Their always a hoot at 4th of July.
Well, that’s nice to know. Don’t want to disturb anyone’s sleep when the SWAT team arrives in the middle of the night to dispatch a bunch of “terrorists”; and that would be “terrorists” as defined by the Obama regime... meaning anyone that disagrees with them.
Good for shooting your dog in the middle of the night without waking up the neighbors.
>> Oh heck, I could see RPGs.
That’s OK, as long as you don’t mind the cops having them too...
They WOULD be a lot of fun at the range. :-)
grenades are way cool.
mortars are also way cool
I hope you are well my friend.
Are you still out in the D’ville area or did you make it up to the mountains?
There are no telling how many laws that the government has made and exempted themselves from.
Even europe has no restrictions on silencers.
Within ten years - APCs in the streets.
To serve and protect.
Richland County has this fine surplus 113 with Ma Duece as an accessory.
Glad to know that there aren’t restrictions on this Dean Martin movie there. I couldn’t resist the lame attempt at humor.
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