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    depending on how far the cops where... 5 minutes after an incident (maybe 10 minutes long) so 15 minute response is pretty fast. Imagine... typical time to get to the store from my house is 6-10 minutes with intersections and bad drivers... its almost faster to walk. With roads, traffic and weather conditions the cops won't be at the situation usually until its over and done with. Criminals are long gone and the PD takes a report.

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    Quote Originally Posted by razor02097 View Post
    5 minutes after an incident (maybe 10 minutes long) so 15 minute response is pretty fast.
    And still irrelevant in terms of being able to stop anything, generally speaking.

    Sadly, no matter how hard police 5mi away try, a fast-moving attack on innocents can be over and done with before the lights on the cruisers even get flipped on. No impugning the honor or capability of law enforcement in the least. It's just how it works.

    With roads, traffic and weather conditions the cops won't be at the situation usually until its over and done with. Criminals are long gone and the PD takes a report.
    Yup. Sad, but true.

    That, alone, should be enough for people to wake up and smell the cess pool. Ain't nobody gonna help you but you, initially, on the instant of an attack coming 'round the pike. Survive it ... or not.
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    My sister and brother-in-law reside in a nice big safe suburban house, off of a golf course, in Acworth, Ga. Soooooooo...far away from dangerous dirty downtown Atlanta...such a long drive up I-75. Neither I nor their son can convince them to buy and learn how to use a gun. They cannot believe or conceive that they are merely attractive soft targets to burglars and robbers.

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    Too bad that something like that needed to happen before she could see the reality. Fortunately no one got hurt.
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    Quote Originally Posted by retsupt99 View Post
    Nothing like a 'Mc Stick-up' to change your mind about how quickly to get that permit...now she knows why.
    Thankfully, no one was hurt.
    Any news links to the robbery?
    a "mc stick-up" hahahahahah
    thats the best thing ive heard (read) in weeks.

    although I am glad it turned out alright for all involved.

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    Shanked in the McRibs ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Guardian View Post
    I'm glad everyone was alright. I agree with you on the premise that we should be armed but I agree not with the intent to take on armed robbers of a McDonalds who are just there for the money. My thought on this is if they would have started to shoot customers, then it's time to react and take action or if they are intent on taking a hostage and action must be taken, at least you have the means to do so if you wish or if you have the training to do so or at least ensure that you are not that hostage/victim or your family.
    I agree. Being an action hero to save $ for Mcdonalds Corp. was way down on my list of reasons to get a CHL.

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