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Chicago Police Chief: We'll SHOOT licensed civilians with Guns

"He said that citizens licensed to carry could be, and indeed predicted they would be shot by Chicago Police Officers."

“I don’t care if they’re licensed legal firearms, people who are not highly trained… putting guns in their hands is a recipe for disaster. So I’ll train our officers that there is a concealed carry law, but when somebody turns with a firearm in their hand the officer does not have an obligation to wait to get shot to return fire and we’re going to have tragedies as a result of that. I’m telling you right up front.”

"Did you know in his younger days, he and his NY State Police Trooper brother, while highly intoxicated and off-duty, shot out street lights outside a bar on St. Paddy's Day in the 46th Precinct where McCarthy worked. They then nearly started a riot by shouting the "N" word at locals."

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Might need a guy like this imo.


Speaking of "Not Highly Trained"

...I present you with the chief threat to public safety and most pathetic collection of miscreants: "The Chicago PD".

“I don’t care if they’re

“I don’t care if they’re licensed legal police officers, people who are not highly trained… putting guns in their hands is a recipe for disaster. So I’ll train our citizens that there is a concealed carry law, but when somebody turns with a firearm in their hand the citizen does not have an obligation to wait to get shot to return fire and we’re going to have tragedies as a result of that. I’m telling you right up front.”

There, Fixed it for ya.

SteveMT's picture

Here are two working links from January, 2013

Chicago police chief: We’ll shoot licensed civilians with guns
January 11, 2013

Chicago Police Chief: We’ll Shoot Licensed Civilians With Guns
Posted by Jim Hoft on Saturday, January 12, 2013, 9:37 PM

Link fails, domaine expired

Link fails, domaine expired notice. Is Google blocking or has TSoL disappeared?


Now I gotta' call DHS and report a terroristic threat

You should

You probably wrote that tongue-in-cheek, but that's a strategy that must be employed. The more you pit tyrant against tyrant, the more of their resources are wasted cannibalizing each other and destabilizing their support base. Choosing from a long list of official "terrorist" indicators, report all statists to the DHS and FBI as suspicious persons. Those who love slavery should be first in line to the camps.

Soooo, does this mean CCW

Soooo, does this mean CCW holders in Chicago now have a self-defense justification for shooting cops on sight?

I Would Not Worry Too Much

They are more likely to miss the CCW holder and hit innocent passersby.

meekandmild's picture

That comment makes the police chief a


I completed my CCW class this weekend

so this is fresh on my mind.

The Chief is correct in that a person holding his gun is a threat to the officers regardless of being licensed.

A licensed person would be smart enough to neutralize the threat they had the weapon out for and to holster or put down the weapon before the police arrive.

According to my instructor, a current police officer and SWAT team member, about 90% of police officers are in favor of conceal carry. They don't worry about these licensed people since they know a lot about them. They worry about the unlicensed ones, mostly criminals, that they know nothing about. The Chief is part of the 10% anti gun types that owe their jobs mostly to political appointment.

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Ron brought the Liberty movement together, Rand is expanding the crap out of it! :)

Nice bait and switch...


Well no actually he didn't but it COULD be interpreted that way.

Be brave, be brave, the Myan pilot needs no aeroplane.

A gun owner who responds with force will get sympathy.

The gun owner has already been put on notice that the chief and his department officers have no intention of respecting the rights of the people going so far as to threaten harm and the taking of life without provocation.

It is easy to see now where a gun owner is justifiably compelled to fire first instead of preferring to talk and peaceably reveal possession of a firearm if cops have been directed by the chief to shoot first to kill and ask questions later.

The police have now in advance put the gun owner under duress and in reasonable fear for their own health and safety.

Apparently the Chicago PD thinks that they are at war with law abiding citizens and power to enforce martial law against the will of the people.


LOL...This guy

must be a real "Jack Wagon" <-- I love that. Someone set up a fake Twitter account in his name. Here's a sampling:

The last guy to fight me said I had a jaw like granite. That's an insult to the rest of my body. #GarryFacts

I'm no John Wayne. He needed a horse. #GarryFacts

When I order a steak, I like it blood red. With a side of blood for dipping. #GarryFacts

@RahmEmmanuel sleeps in my sock drawer #GarryFacts

I don't wear a seat belt when I drive. The windshield knows better than to put its hands on me. #GarryFacts

When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign: that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. ~J. Swift

Then we will...



Licensed civilians with guns: We'll SHOOT loud-mouth...

Chicago Police Chief who threatens us.

Trust me, Chief, you will not win this one and your badge will just give us something shiny to shoot at.


...makes it perfectly and exactly premeditated murder.

"Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty" TJ



What he is saying is that HE will train his cops to SET UP licensed CIV who are licensed to carry and make it appear that the COPS life was threatened...


do you have any weapons on your person, sir?

how the hell can you possibly answer that question safely now?

"The two weakest arguments for any issue on the House floor are moral and constitutional"
Ron Paul

Must be

Turning on anyone, cop or not, with a gun in hand, is an invitation to a race to who puts who down first. Gun owners know not to turn on someone with a gun in hand unless planning to use it. His direct words were nothing no one knew, so there must be something between the lines he's saying.

Defend Liberty!

The way I read his comments

The way I read his comments was:

"Fire me right now and bar me and my gang of homies from ever handling a gun."

Alex Jones is LOVING this!!!!

...and so is Obama and Rahm Emmanuel....

Thanks guys!!!! Paint us all as lawless cop-haters.....both sides are coming off as "shoot first, ask questions later" since Alex Jones's "performance" where he got into character for everyone on national television like I suspect he was scripted to....but, nonetheless, these comments are directed at the comments ailing me/distressing me, more than the OP; because, the divide part of the divide and conquer GAME is what they've successfully have launched at us again.

The dumb and Godless are on BOTH sides of the argument; therefore ONE SIDE must have the "authority"....so, until we REPLACE those we oppose with those we support, by proper and peaceful means....there is NO NEED to chest-thump and provoke with your paranoid anachist B.S.

You idiots don't speak for me....even Larry Pratt would advise you to can the rhetoric and quit the tough-guy act already....the "day" is NOT at hand, and Alex Jones is NOT our leader...

Go online and listen to a police scanner LIVE from New York City, Chicago, or Los Angeles....people wielding guns in tense situations(domestics, maylays etc.) will most certainly be shot first.

Quit talking like provoking idiots!!!! You EMBARRASS the whole lot of us who are actually winning the arguments, and are a real threat to RINO's still.

I want a SEPARATION from the emotional, Godless lodmouths who cheer on the dramatic documentary film makers, and their posturing in national media that serves only to sell their books/movies, and products of their SPONSORS.....we're a SANE nation, under corrupt self-serving
government; with enough freedoms still to bounce these guys and change direction!

Ron Paul said "you can't turn an aircraft carrier around on a dime"....calm down and quit making enemies!!!!!

Continue with the

blue pills.

Why are you here?


How does posting/reading this article make us look like "lawless cop-haters"?

The Police Chief was the one who made the comments and whatever way you decide to portray them, I think everyone can agree that someone like that doesn't deserve to be in a position of power.

Then REPLACE the guy who gave him the JOB!!!


Did we liberty-minded guys have a dog in the race for mayor of Chicago?

Where are our dogs now?

Let me listen to Alex Jones 15 hours a week so I know where to give/lend help to Liberty candidates!!!

I was one once; virtually ZERO support ... why? I was associated with Alex Jones and conspiracy theories for wanting to change government, and throw out RINO's - WELCOME to the plan....it's working qute well...Go see what Alex did today for us, and see what Anderson Cooper has accomplished through his baiting...

we need candidates, not loud-mouths

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Replacing the guy is not gonna happen...

People realize that "Liberty Valence", sooner or later, has to be stood up to.

For those of you who have never seen the movie, "The man who shot Liberty Valance", I encourage you to watch it. John Wayne, Jimmy Stewart, and Lee Marvin are wonderful but, I digress.

We, the people tire of these bullies. Chicago is a cess pit of politics. This sheriff is rahm (dual citizenship/mossad agent) emmanuel's personal thug. The legal citizen's of Chicago are pushing back and deserve our support and not misguided or ineffective advice.

Somewhere in Chicago, liberty lives.

The people will do what they have to do to stand up to these tyrants and I will support them. I used to live in Chicago. I know the fight they fight every day and the corruption they have endured since the gangster days and prohibition.

Some white bread, patriot under god should decide right now where his allegiances are or he will soon be shown the "boxcar" of history and all that will be left of him will be his diary and his eyeglasses.

its 'cos I owe ya, my young friend...
Rockin' the FREE world in Tennessee since 1957!
9/11 Truth.

I honestly don't think

Alex Jones has anything to do with this article. Anything that detracts from its real purpose (to shed light on cops disobeying the rights of citizens) only serves as a distraction.

WTF..he thinks that

we are the only ones that can bleed. What a dumbass.

"Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is argument of tyrants. It is the creed of slaves." William Pitt in the House of Commons November 18, 1783
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