Monday, August 24, 2009

Colorado Springs police may sell seized firearms

This is a fine idea, especially when supplies are low:
"'We auction off cars. It seems to me there's not that much difference between a firearm and a vehicle," (Vice Mayor Larry) Small said. "We've got a number of homes we've seized. . . . We don't send a bulldozer over to them.'"
I urge you to send a note of thanks to Vice Mayor Small for his common sense.

Property is property, after all.

But often when cops become politicians, liberty can be the first casualty:
"The International Assn. of Chiefs of Police cautions against law enforcement agencies selling weapons they have seized. Destroying the firearms, it says, is a better policy."
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