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LAPD tells residents: Get a dog, door locks & take a YMCA class, ditch your guns

LAPD tells residents: Get a dog, door locks & take a YMCA class, ditch your guns

By Martin Hill

July 22, 2013


While many police agencies and city officials are warning residents to arm themselves and lock their doors and load their guns, a wacky anti-gun message from the LAPD encourages people not to have guns, to turn their guns in, and to even get rid of children's toy guns.

The message, posted on their website
here, begins

Weapons in the Home

When we talk about violence, we can't ignore weapons. Nine out of ten murders involve a weapon - eight of ten involve a firearm. Most robberies involve the use of a weapon, most frequently a handgun.
One in seven teens has reported carrying a weapon - like a bat, club, gun, or knife - at some time to protect himself. Weapons can make violence more deadly and less personal. A gun in the home increases the likelihood of homicide three times and the likelihood of suicide five times.

Reduce the risk

Think long and hard about having weapons, especially firearms, in your home. Studies show that a firearm in the home is more than forty times as likely to hurt or kill a family member as to stop a crime.

It then suggests YWCA self defense classes and dogs as protection. In theory, a dog may help protect you in L.A. assuming the police don't shoot it to death in front of you for the innocuous non-crime of filming cops.
LAPD then suggests that if people do have guns, they should be completely unloaded and locked up, rendering it competely useless in an emergency situation.

The police then encourage everyone to say "please," "thank you" and to "Discourage name-calling and teasing." They encourage folks to "Ask your police department for help in identifying what to report, when, to whom, and how" and recommend gun-buybacks:

"Consider organizing an event that lets people turn in weapons, or even objects that might be mistaken for real weapons, in exchange for books, coupons from local merchants, toys, or simply the satisfaction of making the community safer."

They then imply that kids shouldn't even have toy guns:

"Start a discussion of neighborhood views on weapons in the home, children playing with toy weapons, children and violent entertainment, and how arguments should be settled."

They also have a broad Crime Prevention Section which includes sections such as "Making Peace - Tips on Managing Conflict,"
"Ten Things Adults Can Do To Stop Violence"
and "Street Smarts."

The LAPD ends the page with this advice: "Learn your state and local laws on firearms. Insist that these laws be enforced vigorously but fairly. Support police, prosecutors, judges, and other local officials who enforce laws designed to prevent gun violence."

In June I interviewed a bunch of people at a gun buyback in Southern California who were turning in their guns, as well as the police in charge of the events. Those videos are below.
At the bottom of this page is the rest of LAPD's text on their anti-gun page. But first some better advice about why people should keep their guns and be armed: (continues here

Martin Hill is a Catholic paleoconservative and civil rights advocate. His work has been featured in the Los Angeles Daily News, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, The Orange County Register, KNBC4 TV Los Angeles, The Press Enterprise, LewRockwell.com, WhatReallyHappened.com, Infowars.com, PrisonPlanet.com, Economic Policy Journal, FreedomsPhoenix, Haaretz, TMZ, Veterans Today, Jonathan Turley blog, The Dr. Katherine Albrecht Show, National Motorists Association, RomanCatholicReport.com, Republic Broadcasting Network, WorldNetDaily, OverdriveOnline.com, Educate-Yourself.org, Dr. Kevin Barrett's Truth Jihad radio show, Strike-The-Root.com, ActivistPost.com, Los Angeles Catholic Lay Mission Newspaper, KFI AM 640, IamtheWitness.com, Redlands Daily Facts, BlackBoxVoting, The Michael Badnarik Show, The Wayne Madsen Report, Devvy.com, Rense.com, The Contra Costa Times, Pasadena Star News, Silicon Valley Mercury News, Long Beach Press Telegram, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, L.A. Harbor Daily Breeze, CopBlock.org, DavidIcke.com, Whittier Daily News, KCLA FM Hollywood, The Fullerton Observer, Antiwar.com, From The Trenches World Report, and many others. Archives can be found at LibertyFight.com and DontWakeMeUp.Org.

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LA Police Dept.: Protect & Serve.

Luxury Tours of Los Angeles - February 2013

Photograph of 2 Women Dressed as Cops
Please come with your sense of humor. Private tours in Los Angeles provide guests custom luxury driving through Los Angeles, Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Malibu. Just the other day in Hollywood our guests saw these two lovely police department wannabees out strutting their stuff. Those in this vicinity might feel very protected and served. If you are interested in our great Los Angeles Police Department, here is a LAPD website link.


"I complimented this police force in a letter some time ago, and felt like a guilty, degraded wretch when I was doing it, and now I am glad I got into the Station House, because it will teach me never to so far forget all moral principle as to compliment a police force again." - Mark Twain, Letter to San Francisco Alta California newspaper. Dated May 18, 1867. Published June 23, 1867

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul


No. Just. No.

Defend Liberty!

geminitwin73's picture

I'm allergic to dogs...

My guns don't bother me a bit. I guess they win.

FCK THA POLICE, R.I.P. Max 07/02/13 Hawthorne


Aaron Russo, Nikola Tesla, Ron Paul, I'm jus' sayin'


Israel is an example of Western legislative Fraud. It's nothing more than a U.N. land grab mandate. Sorry but I look to them for absolutely nothing other than bilking U.S. tax slaves for 4+ billion a year.

Fuck Israel

meekandmild's picture

LAPD rather shoot at unarmed people instead of armed people

Your Right of Defense Against Unlawful Arrest

“Citizens may resist unlawful arrest to the point of taking an arresting officer's life if necessary.” Plummer v. State, 136 Ind. 306. This premise was upheld by the Supreme Court of the United States in the case: John Bad Elk v. U.S., 177 U.S. 529. The Court stated: “Where the officer is killed in the course of the disorder which naturally accompanies an attempted arrest that is resisted, the law looks with very different eyes upon the transaction, when the officer had the right to make the arrest, from what it does if the officer had no right. What may be murder in the first case might be nothing more than manslaughter in the other, or the facts might show that no offense had been committed.”


Indiana Supreme Court Ruling

That was ruled upon when common law, was law of the land. It was decided in 1893. Common law was supreme. Now it's Administrative law. Try pulling what Plummer did then on the steroid induced thugs we call "officers" today it won't end well for you. You'll be dead before you ever make it to booking. Chris Doner demonstrated that. They weren't going to arrest him, they burned him alive in the cabin. He was a dead man the moment he killed one of their gang members.

meekandmild's picture


I think we are seeing an increase in jury nullification.


Jury Nullification

I'm really liking the progress Jury Nullification is making. Here's hoping it keeps growing.

I saw a documentary

It was about the IDF, and the question was, "Why are Israelis armed to the teeth?"

The best answer IMO, was, "Because the holocast would have never happened if we had been allowed to have weapons".

Many movies show the captives of the SS willingly climbing onto the trains to take them to death camps. But some will show you there were riots. There were moments when the SS was dividing children from mothers and the children and mothers fought the SS.

This is another reason I say, instead of damning Israel, we should be looking to Israel, because Israel's motto is: NEVER AGAIN.