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  1. #11
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    St. Louis Metro Area (IL)
    This is an old story that has been out there for awhile. According to the reports the LEO pointed his gun first and the CCW returned the aggression. I have included a link that has the most research done on this so far.

    This case has pretty much died and the shooter was never brought up on charges almost 3 months later. I have a feeling it was found as a good shoot and the press and department buried this story.

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  3. #12
    No charges against the LEO for aggravated assault. I guess there's two sets of rules, for the LEOs and for the little people.

  4. +1 with know there are 2 sets of rules!

    In Mass the legislature is debating making a conviction of Road Rage punishable by up to 2 and a half years in jail. This sentence make Road Rage a "disqualifier" for getting or keeping a license to carry at all!

    If you carry then this will be an even bigger reason to keep a cool head in Mass just so you can keep your LTC.

  5. #14
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    NE Portland, Oregon - PacNW
    Road Rage is one thing, and I agree with the idea of- leaving the middle finger at home when you strap on a concealed weapon. However, an undercover officer, who does not identify his/herself as a LEO, that has deliberately unholstered his/her weapon to engage in the threat or possible action of deadly force is simply an ordinary person with a gun in the eyes of a man reacting to protect his family.

    I could not imagine the look on a childs face when a man gets out of a vehicle and draws a weapon after an arguement with their father.

    My father served as a New York City police officer for just over 20 years and never once had a reason strong enough to unholster his weapon while in uniform or as an undercover.

    I believe this situation is an embarrassing shame for LEO's everywhere especially a LEO that ALLOWS his/herself to get into an episode of road rage to begin with.

  6. Thumbs up I agree

    As a retired LEO, it's an embarassment when another cop does something like this. He should be fired, prosecuted and forbidden from owning a firearm. It's idiots like this that make a real cops job very hard.

  7. #16

    I'm cool when packing heat!

    I have yet to let any traffic altercation get me involved in any of this type of incident since I started to carry. It's best to back off and stay in control of the situation as once you fire you enter a realm you don't want to find.

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