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citizen saves two officers from mob of teens
« on: February 12, 2016, 10:08:23 AM »
http://app.response.hslda.org/e/es.aspx?s=775692352&e=446773&elq=4d1f5ee0fac34d51833bc6d27b97ec1b

my question is, are the officers not armed with anything when dealing with the high school kids?

Upper Darby, Pennsylvania police are grateful to a concealed handgun permit holder who stepped in and kept an officer from harm by a mob of 40 to 50 high school students.  The first officer suffered “significant hand injuries” and a second officer who came to rescue the first officer suffered “a major injury to a leg.”  The first officer was in real danger significantly greater harm before the permit holder intervened with his permitted concealed handgun.  From the Philadelphia Inquirer:
. . . “There were 40 kids. If it wasn’t for the good Samaritan stepping forward, he’d have been dead meat,” Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood said. “There’s no doubt they would have attacked him.” . . .
[This past Friday afternoon], police responded to three fights in three locations near the school. When the dust settled, eight teens, ages 13 to 17, were charged with crimes, and two officers were injured so severely that it’s unclear when they’ll be able to return to work, Chitwood said. . . .
[One officer] broke up a fight between two teen boys that had attracted a large crowd at that location was holding one of the combatants at bay when the teen’s opponent attacked the officer, Chitwood said.
“As he breaks up the fight, he takes one kid and then the other jumps [on] him. Now he’s fighting two of them and he’s calling for an assist officer at the same time,” Chitwood said. “There’s a crowd of 40 or 50 kids watching the fight, and they all move in towards the officer.”
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Re: citizen saves two officers from mob of teens
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2016, 11:43:38 AM »
Incorrect link?
The fact that the GOVERNMENT would even consider removing the natural right to bear arms is the very reason why the 2nd Amendment was written.

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Re: citizen saves two officers from mob of teens
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2016, 07:54:30 AM »
At the least we can say that the good Samaritan pulled more than a video phone/camera, which most people would do - and then post it on FaceBook.  But then, I would have liked to seen these punks faces when confronted with the possibility of them dying, cowards that they are.
The fact that the GOVERNMENT would even consider removing the natural right to bear arms is the very reason why the 2nd Amendment was written.