Skip to comments.Threats to CT Police Escalate Following CT Copís Gun Confiscation Comments [snip]
Posted on 03/14/2014 5:46:03 AM PDT by Daffynition
Threats to CT Police Escalate Following CT Cops Gun Confiscation Comments Cops Ask Pro-Gun Veteran to Help Cool Things Down
According to Cinque, Officer Joseph Peterson, who made comments in interaction on Facebook while off duty that he would "give my left nut to bang down your door and come for your gun " has been placed on 24-hour guard due to threats on his life. This information came directly from Police Chief Kevin Halloran.
Mr. Cinque told us that he had a two and a half hour "sit down" with the Branford Police Department on Tuesday. He said that the Branford PD was supposed to come out with an apology for Peterson's comments and wanted Cinque's endorsement of the apology in an attempt to cool things down.
"The first words out of the police chief's mouth were 'How can you help us with this?'" Cinque said. "They're getting killed over there. They said they can do nothing but deal with this."
Cinque's endorsement would not be automatic. "There are some things here that need to be addressed before I endorse the apology," he said. "Don't make the apology to me. The apology has to be to the residents of Branford and to the citizens of the State of Connecticut."
"If we are looking to tamp this thing down none of us need violence here," Cinque continued.
"We're winning this thing; we're winning this thing hard here," Cinque said, referring to the efforts to ignore unconstitutional and unlawful legislation that seeks to have citizens register their semi-automatic rifles and high capacity magazines.
"That's the last thing we need," he added, referring to violence.
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Funny how the First and Second Amendments complement each other.
If anybody tries “kicking down my door”, they are likely to get killed. How is that a “threat”? It’s simply a statement of fact.
"Bless his heart"
” I applaud the efforts of patriots like John Cinque and others who have drawn a line in the sand, and unlike a certain occupant of the White House, don’t blink when the line is crossed.”
“.. has been placed on 24-hour guard due to threats on his life.”
In other words someone looked at him funny. All this gets him is paid time off to polish his jackboots.
He hasn’t been fired? No one with this sort of attitude should be policing the public.
Apology is not enough.
My answer would have been: Unless you can provide evidence that you, in your capacity as a chief of police, formally and publically OPPOSED the passage of Connecticut's new unconstitutional gun laws PRIOR to their illegal adoption, then there is NOTHING I can or will do to help you.
“How can you help us with this?”
Uh, you idiots got yourselves into it, get your own darn selves out.
Failing that, sooner or later, he will take someone's life.
He should surrender his badge and gun.
The Police can’t fix what the CT legislature broke.
What they CAN do, is make a clear statement that their responsibility to uphold the Constitution trumps the legislature’s UNconstitutional actions.
And therefore, they will NOT participate in any gun confiscation, intended by such a law.
I wonder how often the Branford, CT police department provides 24 hour guards for ‘regular’ people who have received death threats.
It seems to me a tough, highly trained police officer would be much better able to take care of himself following a few threats than, say, a battered wife whose psychotic spouse and his psychotic family have vowed to kill her.
But it’s a safe bet the Branford, CT police department would not provide 24 hour guard for such a woman.
Resist bad law. Resist penalties for resisting bad law.
This dirtbag (My apology to dirt & bags out there) needs to just tough it out.
Just imagine what would have happened had Joe/Jane Public made the same comments in a reversed role???
They would at Minimum arrested and charged with “threatening of police office” more likely they would have been “swatted”.
I say NO APOLOGY IS GOOD ENOUGH!!!
This shows what real cowards the cops are when you take away the badge and all the neat tactical toys.
Even worse - paid time off so that he and a couple of his buddies (aka “body guards”) can goof off, play cards, drink beer and polish their jackboots.
The only way to effect change, and leftists use this tool well, is to sue and to get people fired and marginalized. This town and state needs not to stop until one or both are done.
Nothing like a loss of money or job to have organizations change behaviors. Apologies mean NOTHING. Legally or morally, they are just window dressing.
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