"Ninety-five percent of the time, we get to the scene late."Police officers well know that legally-armed citizens are important in reducing crime, the more Defensive Gun Uses, the more violent crimes they thwart and the better your violent crime rate looks.
blood running in the streets. But, as a police chief observed: "They said that about Open Carry, we didn't have anything with that."
"With officers laid off and furloughed, simply calling 911 and waiting is no longer your best option. You can beg for mercy from a violent criminal, hide under the bed, or you can fight back; but are you prepared?
"Consider taking a certified safety course in handling a firearm so you can defend yourself until we get there. You have a duty to protect yourself and your family."
– Sheriff David Clarke, Milwaukee, Wisconsin