Another Cop Carve-Out to Make Your Blood Boil, This One in Chicago

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According to chicago.suntimes.com, the Chicago Police Department is looking to create mandatory “employee assistance programs . . . appropriate to assist officers exposed to trauma, those who are involved in shootings, domestic…

Illinois Appellate Court Protects Second and Fourth Amendments

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Here’s a man bites dog lead: an Illinois appellate court has recently upheld the Fourth and Second Amendments, they did so rather apologetically. The events in question — regarding the search…

Williston, ND Police Gun Auction Brings in Over $55,000 for 149 Guns

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Last week the Williston Police Department of Williston, North Dakota, auctioned off 149 firearms that had been collected over the last couple of decades. From myndnow.com: Hundreds of people attended the…

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13 Pulse Nightclub Victims Died During Three Hour Wait for Police Response

“Nearly half of those killed in the Pulse nightclub shooting died where they were dancing without a chance to react or run for help,” orlandosentinel.com reports. “Thirteen died in the…

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Firearms Policy Coalition Challenges California Cop Carve-Out for ‘Gun Free School Zone Act’

The Firearms Policy Coalition writes [via ammoland.com]: Attorneys for four civil rights advocacy organizations and 11 individuals filed an opening brief yesterday afternoon at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals…

Forget to Call the Cops During a Home Invasion? Here’s What Can Happen

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“The deadly confrontation happened just before 8 a.m. Saturday when the owner arrived to do some work for his business,” Seattle’s komonews.com reports. “He noticed a window screen out in the…

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ACLU: Keep Pennsylvania’s Campus Cops Disarmed

How does the American Civil Liberties (ACLU) count to ten? One, three, four, five…. Affirming the civil rights organization’s traditional antipathy towards Americans’ civil right to keep and bear arms,…

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Ohio Considers Removing ‘Duty to Inform’ for Concealed Carriers

Ohio gun owners with concealed carry permits have a “duty to inform.” If they’re stopped by the police for any reason and fail to “promptly” tell the officer or officers…

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Iowa Considers Campus Carry Cop Carve Out

Should off-duty officers be allowed to carry guns in schools? That’s the question desmoinesregister.com asks its readers, as a bill creating a campus carry cop carve-out winds its way through the Iowa…

Chicago PD Bounces Just 3% of Recruits (Could YOU Pass Chicago Police Department Shooting Test?)

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Chicago police recruits rarely flunk out, raising concerns about training the headline at chicagotribune.com proclaims. Copy that. Just three percent of Windy City cops bounce out of the academy. As…

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Report: Dearborn Cops Tracked Open Carriers Via Social Media Before Police Station Arrests

Reader John Dingell III writes: There has been an interesting development in the case of two individuals who were arrested for open carry in the anteroom of the Dearborn, Michigan…

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Pennsylvania Police Department Destroys $25,000 of Legal Guns

In Pennsylvania, Abington police destroyed 185 guns they had been collecting since 1998. From abingtonpd.org: In January, 2017 Abington Police disposed of 185 guns that had accumulated in secure evidence…