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Discussion in 'Georgia In the News' started by mountainpass, Feb 22, 2017.
Um, the "gun culture" isn't the problem...
You'd think someone in the GBI would recognize that...
Methinks this guy has possibly made a career riding a desk.
The GBI used to use MAC 10's They had a rather famous shoot out where an agent in the trunk of a car used one. Classify this under nothing new to see here.
So the GBI didn't have any 223 carbines until now ???
Why not? Were they counting on local Sheriffs and the State Patrol and SWAT teams to bring long guns to any confrontation ?
As I understand, they generally just come in on the end and do the investigating after all the crime stuff is done and just some crook finding is left.
They probably had some extra money at the end of the year and needed a reason to spend it and ask for an increase from the state next year.
They were issued in the past based on perceived need. Now they are standard issue. They had them, just fewer.
That is one side of the GBI but not all. We had a customer that worked the undercover side. He had multiple drivers licences with different names, and dressed like a dope addict. He would come in and we would tell him he looked like crap and he would say thank you. It takes work to look this way. There was another one that hated his undercover clothes. He would change back into a suit every day when he was done working.
I think they should have sem-auto rifles. might be an issue when they start issuing attack helicopters
Go ahead and laugh, but don't think PD's like DeKalb haven't asked for them under the federal programs distributing former military equipment to PDs........
Hey, I identify as an attack helicopter...you got something against our kind?! Ma'am, check your privilege...
Folks need to up their Google-fu around here. 1st link found in <30 seconds =
"President Obama announced the federal government will no longer provide local police departments with certain military-grade equipment, such as â€œweaponized aircraft or vehicles, firearms or ammunition of .50-caliber or higher, grenade launchers, bayonets or camouflage uniforms.â€ There will be stricter control of federally-sanctioned military weapons, â€œincludingâ€¦drones, specialized firearms, explosives, battering rams and riot batons, helmets and shields,â€ although theyâ€™ll still be permitted in conjunction with special training. And by October, departments will have to seek permission from local government bodies to request advanced equipment."
Your link doesn't mention Dekalb County, or any other municipality in GA trying to get an attack helicopter.
Anyone seen APD, GSP, or a certain county MRAP, or an up-armored Humvee?
I think the public would be more amenable to the police having MRAPS, machine guns, etc. had the courts zealously defended the 4th Amendment like they should have. With the courts having perverted and all but destroyed that right, the public is weary and skeptical of outfitting police departments with that type of military equipment. Like I said, if our rights were actually defended by the courts, there probably wouldn't be very much public push back.
You mean like they did in Watertown (Boston) when searching for the Tsarnaev brothers. Oh, wait. They didn't.
https://dps.georgia.gov/sites/dps.g...e_page/QTR 3 FY15 LESO Good News Report 1.pdf
All OH-58's are being retired out of the Army. Expect to see them showing up at LEO agencies across the country. Obviously their configuration would mean everything. Maybe they will only have FLIR and camera, spotlight, and various radios/datalinks (ADS-B, etc). All for that. But they can be armed...
There are a lot of ground vehicles that have been seen stateside. LOTS more will be coming as new JLTVs start rolling out.
Ever watched Truck Tunes with your kids? Yeah, check this one out.
Specifically, go to about 3:15...
Note: Middletown CT is a suburb of Hartford, population only around 50,000..... do they have a violent drug/mob problem so bad that requires an MRAP ? HOLY SMOKES FOLKS.