Why Less Lethal Beanbag Shotguns for Beat Cops Are a Bad Idea

“Had Miami Beach Police fired guns at 51-year-old David W. Winesett in December 2016, rather than 2015, he might have survived,” miaminewtimes.com theorizes. “Last December, police say, Winesett escaped a…

LA Cops Points Gun At PI, Finger on the Trigger

This is an old video that’s resurfaced on YouTube. But it’s instructive. While there may be extenuating circumstances involved in this confrontation with an LA County Deputy, as far as…

Blue Force Gear Quote of the Day: CA Cops Lose 300 Guns

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“Every gun dealer is required to know where every gun is at all times. Why aren’t these police departments holding themselves to at least these standards?” California gun rights attorney Chuck Michel, quoted…

ACLU Files Civil Lawsuit for Connecticut Open Carrier

On September 11th, 2015, Constitution State protester Michael Picard was legally open carrying a handgun and had a camera running. The police took the camera, his pistol and pistol permit. The…

Charlotte NAACP Leader Supports Open Carry, Second Amendment

Corine Mack is the President of the Charlotte, North Carolina NAACP. Ms. Mack recently made statements that should be music to Second Amendment supporters’ ears. On CNN, the NAACP prez said that…

Hero Who Stopped Mass Stabbing in St. Cloud, MN, is Firearms Instructor, Concealed Carry Advocate

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Jason Falconer is the armed citizen who stopped the mass stabbing in the Crossroads Center Mall in St. Cloud, Minnesota, on Saturday. Falconer is a competitive shooter, firearms instructor and…

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Robot Snatched Gun, Disarming Los Angeles Bad Guy

Police robots are becoming more and more prevalent at departments across the USA.  Their use in the past has been to gather information without risking the lives of police officers….

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Retired Chicago Deputy Chief of Detectives Benefits from Gun Law Reform

A retired Deputy Police Chief of Detectives in Chicago should be glad that gun carry law reform has been passed. He was shot recently and had to return fire. He…

Chicago Cops Shoot 14 People For Holding Objects Mistaken for a Gun

“A flashlight. A wrench. An L-shaped object under a towel. Even a Chicago Fire Department badge in a wallet. All allegedly have been mistaken for guns in recent cases in which people were shot…

Weirton, WV Police Respond to Story About Fired Officer Stephen Mader

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As a follow up to yesterday’s story about the  West Virginia Police Officer who was allegedly fired for not shooting a suspect, TTAG reader ‘sota’ points out that the Weirton PD responded to…

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One Year Later, Shooter Cleared in Florida Road Rage Case

On July 23, 2015, in Citrus County, Florida, Robert Doyle and Candelario Gonzalez had a very bad day. Both men made intemperate statements during a road rage incident. Gonzalez had…

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PA: Drunk Man Shoots Police Officer, Found Not Guilty by Reason of Self Defense

On August 30, 2015, Darrel Burt shot a police officer. On September 2nd, 2016, he was found not guilty by reason of self defense. He was wounded in the elbow…