"Ninety-five percent of the time, we get to the scene late."Police officers know that criminals who fear being injured attack fewer people and they also know that legally-armed citizens thwart violent crime 24/7/365. The more you discourage your violent criminals, the less violent crime to record and the better looking your violent crime metrics become....
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