WA Police Officer and IGOTD Winner Derek Carlile Reinstated

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Derek Carlile occupies a prominent place in the IGOTD Hall Of Eternal Infamy. We’ve been following his case for nearly two years, ever since the off-duty police officer left a…

IGOTD Update: Officer Derek Carlile Fired

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Officer Derek Carlile is a member of the IGOTD Hall Of Eternal Infamy, after leaving his .38 revolver in a car cup-holder with his unsupervised children. His three-year-old son promptly…

IGOTD Update: Hung Jury For Officer Derek Carlile

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Officer Derek Carlile’s 2nd-Degree Manslaughter trial ended with a hung jury and a mistrial yesterday. Prosecutors are deciding whether to re-try the case in January. Back in March, 2012 we…

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Irresponsible Gun Owner Of The Day: Steven Dozier

We all know it’s impossible to herd cats, right? Steven Dozier (not pictured), a 35 year old resident of Yacolt, Washington discovered yesterday that hunting them can be more dangerous…

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Irresponsible Gun Owner Of The Day: Unidentified Tacoma, WA Father

Here at TTAG, we really like to award the IGOTD prize to morons who do stupid things with guns, (preferably in clueless YouTube videos) and survive to learn from their…

Irresponsible Gun Owner Of The Day: Officer Derek Carlile

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It’s never too early to start teaching them, but young children can’t be depended upon to live by the Four Rules of gun safety. That’s why responsible gun owners never…

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IGOTD Update: Fired Cop Sues City

See if you can spot a pattern here: Just yesterday, we reported that disgraced Canton cop Daniel Harless was fired for threatening to murder a lawfully armed motorist.  And that…

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A Mythbuster’s ™ Guide To Cannon Ballistics

“Don’t try this at home,” Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage solemnly warn us at the intro to each episode of Mythbusters. “We’re what you call ‘experts’.”  Sometimes it’s a good…

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Irresponsible Gun Owner Of The Day: Detective Ed Owens

Hypothetically speaking, what would you do if you left your gun safe open for three days, your three-year-old son gained access to a loaded gun and shot himself in the…

Irresponsible Gun Owner(s) of the Day: Libyan “Freedom Fighters”

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  Leave it to that Newton guy. Thanks to him, we recognize the inevitability of that whole “what goes up, must come down” thing. And when it comes to small pieces of…

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Irresponsible Gun Owner of the Day: Ed Deubler

Okay, so you’re gonna fly the (un)friendly skies. And you’re planning on taking along a firearm. You call the airline to make sure you follow procedures. You learn that you…