Aurora, CO Homeowner Shot and Killed By Police After Shootout With Home Invader

“’This is a very heartbreaking and tragic situation for everyone involved. We are providing assistance through our victim advocates to help the family of the deceased resident through this very difficult time,’ (Aurora, Colorado) Police Chief Nick Metz said in a statement.” That was the Chief’s statement after a homeowner was shot and killed by […]

Las Vegas Police Officer in Hot Pursuit Fires at Fleeing Vehicle Through His Own Windshield

“The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department on Monday released body cam footage depicting a fatal shootout last week between an officer and murder suspects as they exchanged gunfire while driving … along a street near downtown.” So reports the San Jose Mercury News. The chase and rolling gunfight happened on July 11 after the two suspects […]

Florida Carry Preparing Lawsuit Against City of Miami Beach Over Open Carry Detentions

After his police officers were publicly embarrassed for not knowing state law and mistreating a group of open carry activists over the weekend, Miami Beach Police Chief Daniel J. Oates, through Miami Beach police spokesman Ernesto Rodriguez, claimed to the Miami Herald that he never received prior notification, either by e-mail or regular mail, from Florida Carry […]

Miami Beach Police Detain Floridians Exercising Second Amendment Open Carry Right Protected Under State Law

This weekend, Miami Beach police officers handcuffed and detained a group of Floridians as they were exercising their Second Amendment rights in an open carry demonstration at South Pointe Pier on Sunday. In a statement the MBPD gave to WPLG Channel 10 News; Ernesto Rodriguez, a spokesman for the Miami Beach Police Department, said officers briefly […]

Lincoln, NE Man Openly Carrying AR Calls 911 On Himself to Provoke Police Overreaction

“Police this week arrested a man they say had been openly carrying an AR-15 rifle in Lincoln and calling 911 on himself, pretending to be a concerned citizen.” So reports the Lincoln Journal Star. It seems young Master Benjamin Brantner was doing his level-best to provoke a disproportionate police response. Exactly what Brantner’s motive was […]