Detroit Police Chief: Armed Citizens Deter Crime

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From News Max By Sandy Fitzgerald Saturday, 04 Jan 2014 12:09 PM

Detroit Police Chief James Craig has an idea for fighting crime — arm more citizens.

“When we look at the good community members who have concealed weapons permits, the likelihood they’ll shoot is based on a lack of confidence in this police department,” said the chief at a press conference this week, The Detroit News reports.

The chief said he believes the financially crippled city’s residents are feeling safer and violent crime dropped seven percent in 2013. But Craig said that he’s changed his mind over the years over whether citizens should be armed. . . Read Complete Report

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