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Detroit police chief: Armed citizens can make city safer
Washington Times ^ | 2/2/2014 | Jessica Chasmar

Posted on 02/03/2014 7:19:04 AM PST by rktman

Detroit's police chief is sticking to his guns after being criticized for supporting citizens to arm themselves.

Police Chief James Craig responded Thursday to a Detroit resident who challenged his pro-gun stance. Mr. Craig made national news earlier this month after he said armed citizens could serve as a deterrent to criminals, The Detroit News reported.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: guncontrol
Obviously Chief Craig didn't get the memo. I'm sure that nannie bloomers and mark-gabby kelley-giffords and moms looking for a little action will be hammerin' the good chief before it's over. Hey, maybe he could get invited to be on theview. ;>}
1 posted on 02/03/2014 7:19:04 AM PST by rktman
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Considering the fact that he spent most of his life opposing an armed citizenry, ya really gotta respect his courage to change direction.


2 posted on 02/03/2014 7:42:28 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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“It could lead to vigilantism,” Detroit resident Sandra Hines said Thursday during a Detroit Board of Police Commissioners meeting. “We already have the open-carry law here, and we have the stand-your-ground law. We don’t need anybody encouraging citizens (to carry guns).”

Proof that democrats want to keep people ignorant.
3 posted on 02/03/2014 7:45:01 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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Sandra Hines, 57, learned her activism from her mother who also trained hundreds of other people in Detroit

No wonder they're bankrupt!

4 posted on 02/03/2014 9:18:51 AM PST by gr8eman (How ya doin Bob?...Bitchen!)
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