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Police on Home Invasion: "You're on Your Own"

Cappmann Wrote: Mar 06, 2013 12:25 PM
Yes, there are things in-between. The down-sides are that you have to face-to-face with the intruder, and Mace et al. are not always effective. Just as a Tazer is not always effective. On the other hand, a bullet to the head of that individual (or individuals) attempting to do you harm is ALWAYS effective. Many time, just the SIGHT of an armed homeowner will send them packing. In a way, Biden actually had it right - there's nothing like the sound of a pump shotgun cocking. That's usually enough to make a criminal decide to be elsewhere real fast...
unstablemortal Wrote: Mar 06, 2013 12:52 PM
Hell, even a 9mm handgun might not be effective. A friend from Vancouver (who works for the rough equivalent of the TSA at the Vancouver airport) took me out for drinks once and told me about how a Canadian policeman had to fill out a lengthy report why he emptied his magazine on a guy... well the guy was fat, high on drugs, and wouldn't stop charging at the officer even after he shot him a few times...

Project Veritas is out with a damning video showing police officers from multiple departments saying "you're on your own" when it comes to home invasions. The video focuses on New Jersey and New York, where it is nearly impossible to obtain a firearm. In New Jersey you must obtain a permit to purchase a Biden approved shotgun. Some officers are seen offering advice about how to fight off an intruder: throw bleach, yell, hide with your cell phone and call the police, etc. Officers steered clear from suggesting the man in the video obtain a firearm to protect himself, his...