OC in Walmart

Discussion in 'Places Off-Limits' started by gsusnake, Sep 4, 2007.

  1. gsusnake

    gsusnake Token Liberal Hippie

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    So, I went to Walmart to buy an HDTV and was OC the whole time. I was standing there, looking at the TVs, when I hear, "Excuse me, sir. Do you have a minute?" I turned around and there was a member of the Statesboro PD, full uniform.

    I reached towards my wallet to get my GFL and said, "Yeah, my permit's in here. Just a sec."

    He said, "Permit? Oh, you mean for the gun. I don't care about that. I had a question about the TV and I was wondering if you knew anything about them."

    I laughed, he laughed, and we had a good 15 minute conversation about HDTVs, guns, and carry laws.
     
  2. ptsmith24

    ptsmith24 New Member

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    HAHA, awesome. Did you talk to him about laws and OC in general? What exactly (law-related) did you talk to him about?
     

  3. gsusnake

    gsusnake Token Liberal Hippie

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    I asked what his opinion on OC was, he said he wouldn't do it because of the tactical advantage. He also suggested that I not do it in case of a gung-ho anti-gun cop. I told him I'll take my chances.

    He also agreed that the PG nonsense was just that.
     
  4. AeroShooter

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    [-X you were only supposed to ask: "am I free to go"


    :)
     
  5. ptsmith24

    ptsmith24 New Member

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    :lol:

    Stuff like this makes me feel better and better about OC in Statesboro.
     
  6. VolGrad

    VolGrad Tactical Statistician

    What? Tactical advantage by CC? I said that a while back and was mocked. :rotfl:
     
  7. ptsmith24

    ptsmith24 New Member

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    But that's the officer's personal choice.
     
  8. gsusnake

    gsusnake Token Liberal Hippie

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    I don't see any tactical advantage to it.

    To each his own. You carry concealed, I'll carry openly (most places).
     
  9. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    Go Statesboro PD!

    The quote above could be your new signature line.
     
  10. ptsmith24

    ptsmith24 New Member

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    :righton:
     
  11. gsusnake

    gsusnake Token Liberal Hippie

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    The best part was that later on in the conversation, I asked him why he "wasn't worried" about my permit.

    He said, "Well, I figured anyone who would do something as ballsy as carry a big gun so obviously knows he's not doing anything wrong. Besides, criminals don't carry openly, and I'd imagine if you didn't have a permit, you'd be concealing so you didn't draw attention to yourself."

    Yes, I got his name, and yes, I made a nice phone call to the chief this morning commending him on the outstanding training and behavior of his officers.
     
  12. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    Then he was probably chewed out this afternoon for failing to perform a felony stop.
     
  13. VolGrad

    VolGrad Tactical Statistician

    ....and for shopping while on duty. [I know he might not have been actually on duty, but isn't it all about appearances? LOL.]
     
  14. gsusnake

    gsusnake Token Liberal Hippie

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    It was 8:00 p.m., so I assumed he was off-duty and was going home after work, and hadn't changed clothes.

    yeah, I know, "assumed" but I don't think he would have been browsing on duty, either.
     
  15. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    Nothing like getting a guy fired for being nice to you.
     
  16. tj2000

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    Whats that?

    You say tomahtoe, I say mater.
    :rotfl:
     
  17. Dan H

    Dan H New Member

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    :bowdown:
     
  18. gsusnake

    gsusnake Token Liberal Hippie

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    :(

    I hope not.

    I figured that if I can get upset and call the chief when an officer does something stupid, then I can call the chief when somebody does something right, too.
     
  19. ThetaReactor

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    You were browsing for HDTVs at Wal-Mart and he assumed you knew something about them? Hmm... :wink:
     
  20. gsusnake

    gsusnake Token Liberal Hippie

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    I think I got a good one.

    Phillips 19".