Thursday, July 17, 2014

Armed Detroiters get credit for crime reduction

In a rotting, decaying Left-leaning city, the reality that armed civilians are a force for good becomes clear. 

From the Detroit News:
Detroit has experienced 37 percent fewer robberies in 2014 than during the same period last year, 22 percent fewer break-ins of businesses and homes, and 30 percent fewer carjackings. (Detroit Police Chief James) Craig attributed the drop to better police work and criminals being reluctant to prey on citizens who may be carrying guns.  
“Criminals are getting the message that good Detroiters are armed and will use that weapon,” said Craig, who has repeatedly said he believes armed citizens deter crime. “I don’t want to take away from the good work our investigators are doing, but I think part of the drop in crime, and robberies in particular, is because criminals are thinking twice that citizens could be armed. 
When will Rahm's Chicago take a hint, and join the trend?

No comments:

Post a Comment