428 Guns Vanish From Police Arsenals: RCMP
by Dennis E. Florian
The utter hypocrisy of our overseers really is astonishing sometimes. Maybe, instead of sanctimoniously lecturing people like Ian Thomson about onerous “proper storage” regulations, cops should be asking how many of their guns have “fallen into the wrong hands?”
A recent Access to Information Act request by Gary Mauser and Dennis Young found that the RCMP has ‘fessed up that 428 firearms have magically up and buggered off from the possession of the RCMP, other police services and public agencies across Canada.
As Sheldon Clare, the NFA President, pointed out: “The police are quick to point accusing fingers at law-abiding gun owners who have their firearms stolen from them but aren’t so quick to admit their failure to keep their own firearms out of the hands of criminals.” Good thing cops are excluded from the assorted idiocies of the Firearms Act, eh? Continue reading »