This is a discussion on My thoughts on interaction with LEO in a MWAG call within the Open Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by rammerjammer Always be polite and reasonable with LEO and most interactions will be a non-incident. I find that when the officer is ...
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As I said in another post, the amount of study and reading and analysis required to stay current in an officers multiple jurisdictions can be significant. They will focus on the most important and those areas where they have the greatest need. This is not even including other jurisdictions that might have an effect on their specific situation (NR Permits, etc.).Excuse me, but then they ought not to be sworn officers enforcing those laws they know nothing about! People get killed in that manner every day all around the US. Yep, lets not "give the cops hard time."
I believe they should be given the benefit of the doubt and treated with respect to start with, and work from that point forward showing mutual respect. That's just my personal opinion, but I am a fairly patient guy that usually doesn't get too excited.
If you have several examples of deaths caused by incomplete or inadequate knowledge of the law by LEO's ("every day around the US") please share a few.
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Ignorance is a long way from stupid, but left unchecked, can get there real fast.
Don't want to debate OC vs. CCW, to each their own but, I like to avoid attention and scrutiny and like going about my day hassle free.
Being polite, non threatening and courteous goes a long way with all human interactions, save BG encounters. That's my perfect world anyway.
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