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CCW with a 3.5lbs connector a legal liability?

Posted 06-09-2011 at 11:27 by RussP

CCW with a 3.5lbs connector a legal liability?
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Anyone who has spent a little time hanging out at their local range, gun shop or online forums has probably run into some all-knowing “expert” warning of the legal dangers of customizing their concealed-carry weapon. For those of you who have not been blessed by such sage, unsolicited advice, the story goes like this:

"You have to be an idiot to lighten or smooth up your handgun’s trigger pull. Should you ever have to (justifiably)
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Seriously, they want policing that doesn't offend their sensibilities.

Posted 06-05-2011 at 04:58 by RussP
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Sam Spade, once again, tells it like it is.
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Seriously, they want policing that doesn't offend their sensibilities. Those sensibilities are based on different things in different people and are generally emotional instead of rational, but they're there. Can you imagine the US State Dept shutting down intelligence gathering because someone's sensibilities were offended? We did once upon a time, because "Gentlemen don't read other gentlemen's mail." People's sense of propriety is a powerful
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Use of Force and The Hollywood Factor

Posted 05-23-2011 at 21:17 by RussP

http://www.aele.org/law/2007-04MLJ501.pdf

What is the difference between reasonable police force and excessive
force? Who decides where one ends and the other begins? How objective is the
standard? What influences impact that standard? This article will examine
conflicting views of reasonable force, identify and isolate particular factors that
have created and perpetuated this growing conflict, specifically between police
and community members....
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Who is the most seasoned cop on GT?

Posted 05-22-2011 at 17:00 by RussP

This is a really good thread!!
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I thought this might be a fun question. I hope to be able to participate in answering this question myself in the coming year if all goes well.

How many years have you all been an officer? If retired now, how many did you put in during your career?
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Another "What's the RAS for stopping someone carrying?" thread...

Posted 05-16-2011 at 08:34 by RussP

Sam Spade's response to "What's the RAS for stopping someone carrying".
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Articuable facts and reasonable inferences which, based on the totality of the circumstances, would lead one to believe that a crime has been, is being, or is about to be committed.

No percentage likelihood has ever been assigned. However, the "preponderance of the evidence" is 50.1%. Probably cause is lower than that, lower than 50-50 Reasonable suspicion is lower still.
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