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Baltimore County Police Chief Misleads America About Assault Weapons "On the Street"

Billjr Wrote: Feb 19, 2013 3:56 PM
Probably because all of the Police "Chiefs" were hired/appointed by big city liberal govts, while all of the Sheriffs were elected by the people.
Luscious Lars Wrote: Feb 19, 2013 4:09 PM
The Ramsey County Sheriff is Matt Bostrom. He leans left, but not as far left as Rich Stanek.
Luscious Lars Wrote: Feb 19, 2013 4:07 PM
There are liberal sheriffs out there, elected in liberal counties. Rich Stanek of Hennepin County is a great example. That's the county wherein Minneapolis lies. The Sheriff from Ramsey County (St. Paul) isn't all that much better.

Nearly three weeks ago, Baltimore County Police Chief James Johnson testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee about what America can do to stop gun violence. During his testimony, he stressed the importance of the reinstatement of an assault weapons ban.

"The ban on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines must be reinstated. Like assault weapons, high-capacity magazines are not used for hunting, do not belong in our homes and wreak havoc in our communities," Johnson said.

After the hearing Johnson told reporters, "Police officers face these weapons either in seizure cases or crimes of violence everyday. Dozens of...