Crimes Dropping Year after Detroit Police Chief Tells Citizens to Arm Themselves

Liberal anti-gun advocates like Barack Obama and Michael Bloomberg would have you believe that the more law abiding people that have guns, the higher the crime rates. They fail to realize that many gun related crimes are committed with illegally obtained and owned firearms, not the legally owned guns by law abiding citizens. Obama has been trying to push Congress to pass strict gun control laws that will only make it harder for law abiding citizens to purchase and own guns and easier for criminals Read more […]

Detroit Police Chief Tells Citizens to Arm Themselves

James Craig, the Detroit Police Chief, recently urged Detroit citizens to arm themselves (with guns) for self-defense against criminals. The comments have been criticized widely, especially in light of Ferguson, for exacerbating the racial divide in predominantly black Detroit: Indeed, if it is an anomaly for a police chief to go on record and speak in favor of his citizens arming themselves against criminals, what might strike some as more noteworthy within the current national climate of racially Read more […]

Detroit Police Chief Credits Gun Ownership for Drop in Crime

Detroit police chief James Craig wasn’t always crazy about gun ownership among the citizenry. He was your average gun control proponent when he worked for the LAPD for 28 years. He changed his mind in 2009 when he moved to Maine. Regarding his change of heart, he stated: “Coming from California, where it takes an act of Congress to get a concealed weapon permit, I got to Maine, where they give out lots of CCWs, and I had a stack of CCW permits I was denying; that was my orientation. I changed Read more […]

Detroit Sees Increase in Self-Defense Shootings and Decrease in Criminal Homicides

Detroit’s new police chief made headlines when he asserted his support for the 2nd Amendment. He argued that there are many cases where citizens don’t have time to call 911 and wait for a cop to show up; that in those cases, those citizens need to be armed for their own protection and make those split-second decisions themselves. He warned violent criminals to watch out for residents who have had all they can take. Already it appears that this police chief is seeing the fruit of his advice to Read more […]

Detroit Police Chief: Violent Criminals, Beware of Armed Residents

Detroit’s new Police Chief James Craig says what we all wish would be said by every other police officer in the country. He certainly doesn’t tow the line when it comes to gun control. He knows that when seconds count, the police are minutes away. In an interview with WDIV, he made it clear that there are going to be instances where there won’t be enough time to dial 911; that a resident will have to sometimes take lethal action against someone else in self-defense. He also put violent criminals Read more […]