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Imagine it is winter and you are a policeman. You pull over a car for suspicion of a very serious crime, and the person in the car is wearing a heavy coat. He gets out of the car. You act cautiously and unbuckle your gun as you start the 45 feet walk towards him. He suddenly reaches in his coat and

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Specifications for a GLOCK 23 from GLOCK: Multi purpose .40, Compact dimensions for open and concealed carry, minimum weight despite large magazine capacity in .40 caliber.

How would you like to be the policeman facing this with probably a pistol with a standard 12 round magazine?

I suggest you support a ban on gun magazine greater than probably 6 bullets.

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  •  Sometimes, it is not possible to support local (0+ / 0-)

    police officers. DHS has militarized them and some of them take that position to heart by killing the disabled, elderly and the innocent and ignoring the laws they are suppose to be upholding, but rarely face justice for their corrosive actions.

    To prove the point: Oakland, California Police Department.

    Hope has a hole in it when Republicans come, bringing shackles and sorrow; branding their greed on the backs of the poor. - Wendy Connors

    by Wendys Wink on Sat Dec 22, 2012 at 07:23:32 AM PST

  •  Excellent idea (0+ / 0-)

    Additional ways to support the community, including law enforcement, as well as learn of law enforcement activities

    1. Keep on good relations with the neighbors, especially before and after major weather events.   Being tolerable neighbors is a major step toward stress alleviation.  

    2. Take part in Open House at the police station.

    3. Prison guards "corrections officers", halfway houses and such, although not "law enforcement", are a major influence on the well being of inmates.

    4. Be courteous to everyone around you.   I remember an incident where the Fire department and other people were working on a flooded home.   I mentioned a brainstorm to one man.   It turns out the man was the chief of police in regular clothing.

    Back to the pistol issues.  6 is a fine limitation.   Its a  start that everyone except the NRA can accept.

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