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Pieces of My Mind

Thoughts on some of the law enforcement news that came across our computers in October.

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FOP Slams Beto O'Rourke Over Plan to Have Officers Confiscate "Assault Rifles"

"The only thing more idiotic than Beto O'Rourke suggesting that we should go door-to-door and seize citizens' property, is his current presidential run," said Gamaldi, adding, "I think he's polling at two percent."

Arizona Officer Refused Service at Pizza Parlor Due to Being Armed

An officer with the Yuma (AZ) Police Department was in full uniform when he entered a pizza parlor seeking his shift meal when an employee told him that he would have to leave because the officer was armed with his service pistol at the time.

Washington Police Oppose Proposed Legislation Restricting Gun Ownership

The initiative would implement restrictions on the purchase and ownership of firearms including raising the minimum age to purchase a gun to 21, and background checks and waiting periods for purchasing semiautomatic rifles―as defined by the initiative.

Colorado Sheriff Joins Effort to Pass Law to Keep Guns from Mentally Ill

Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock has joined with 18th Judicial District Attorney George Brauchler in a renewed effort to create a "red flag law" in Colorado that would allow guns to be confiscated from the severely mentally ill.

Father of Student Murdered by Parkland Shooter Calls for National School Safety Standards

At a news conference Wednesday in Washington, DC, Schacter announced that the Foundation is working with some of the nation's leading law enforcement organizations.

Kansas Congressional Candidate Apologizes for Politicizing 2 Deputies’ Deaths

Democratic congressional candidate Brent Welder — who is seeking to challenge incumbent Republican Kevin Yoder — sent out a campaign email Saturday that linked the deaths of two deputies in Kansas City to the gun control debate.

Parkland Student Activist's Florida Home Swatted

"I think it's really a distraction from what we're trying to fix here, which is the massive gun-violence epidemic in this country," Hogg said.

Houston Chief in War of Words with NRA Over Gun Control

"@ArtAcevedo plays the part of a police chief ... he says he wants to go after criminals, but for him apparently the easiest way to do that is to make new criminals that are easy to catch — make criminals out of law-abiding gun owners," NRATV tweeted late Monday.

Congressman Calls for Confiscation of "Assault Weapons"

“Instead, we should ban possession of military-style semiautomatic assault weapons, we should buy back such weapons from all who choose to abide by the law, and we should criminally prosecute any who choose to defy it by keeping their weapons,” Swalwell said.