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Bankrupt Calif. town’s
city attorney warns of
public safety cuts: ‘Lock
your doors and load your guns’

Daily Caller, by Jessica Stanton

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Posted By:JoniTx, 12/2/2012 7:17:08 AM

San Bernardino is so bankrupt that the city’s attorney is advising residents to “lock your doors and load your guns,” in the face of budgetary cuts that have downsized the police force by 80 officers. City Attorney Jim Penman made his comments to about 150 residents at a council meeting assembled to address the uptick in crime, including the recent murder of an elderly woman. Since 2011, the California city has seen a 50 percent increase in murders. “Let’s be honest, we don’t have enough police officers. We have too many criminals living in this city,”

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Now or Never, 12/2/2012 7:25:35 AM     (No. 9044069)

Coming to your town soon.

Thanks Obama voters !

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/2/2012 7:39:21 AM     (No. 9044080)

Amazing how these unionized cities will lay off cops over paper pushing bureaucrats..I wonder if the police unions endorsed Brown and or Obama.

Why isn´t Brown´s big tax increase saving this city?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Keekng, 12/2/2012 8:02:41 AM     (No. 9044121)

50 years ago, San Berdoo had a high rate of Hispanic speaking residents. Today they probably have more welfare takers than tax payers.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mrduc, 12/2/2012 8:13:59 AM     (No. 9044140)

Seeds planted years ago, now comes the harvest.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 12/2/2012 8:22:37 AM     (No. 9044155)


"Let’s be honest, we don’t have enough police officers. We have too many criminals living in this city"

Yeah, but it´s always been that way. So I´ve always locked my doors and loaded my guns. The only ones who should be disturbed by this particular facet of the problem are those who have depended all their lives on someone else to protect them.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: Keekng, 12/2/2012 8:24:06 AM     (No. 9044158)

According to 2010 Census data, San Bernardino white population was 39,977.
The Hispanic population was 125,994. Any questions?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: vesicant, 12/2/2012 8:29:13 AM     (No. 9044164)

"Lock your doors and load your guns" is good advice anytime in San Bernardino.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: monique, 12/2/2012 8:33:16 AM     (No. 9044170)

when seconds count, cops are only minutes away. okay, so I don´t have much sympathy. I live out in the country, I have big dogs with big teeth, my doors get locked, and there is not a single unloaded gun in my house. and the cops are always 30 minutes to hours away.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 12/2/2012 8:37:31 AM     (No. 9044180)

The best thing that could happen is that California would break off and float somewhere far, far away. These people deserve nothing. They tax people to death, make up environment crap, greet illegals with open arms...who cares if they have no public services. They brought this on themselves.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Maybeth, 12/2/2012 8:49:10 AM     (No. 9044201)

No comment from the mayor, a Democrat who promised less crime?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: FLCracker, 12/2/2012 9:01:39 AM     (No. 9044220)

WHAT guns?!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: gasmeterguy, 12/2/2012 9:27:57 AM     (No. 9044268)

The city laid off their policemen but gave raises to their codes inspectors. Yep, that sounds like California.

(I am being facetious about the raises but it would not be surprising.)

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Reply 13 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 12/2/2012 9:44:41 AM     (No. 9044291)

Sounds like good advice under the circumstances. Also put that sign in your window that shows a picture of a Ruger and aays ´´We Don´t Call 911´´.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: angelesgift, 12/2/2012 9:47:48 AM     (No. 9044297)

Lock and load:
Military - prepare to fight.
Civilian - prepare to defend yourself.

Either way, it´s going to get uglier in the once great State of California, where I hope you have a gun hidden (to keep the lunatic libs from taking it).

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Reply 15 - Posted by: jt26, 12/2/2012 10:47:52 AM     (No. 9044385)

Mexifornia here we come!
All liberals, Democrats, and Union types can all go straight to hell, which is where the USA is headed.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: strike3, 12/2/2012 10:51:22 AM     (No. 9044390)

You are correct, #6, that statistic tells the entire tale. I am not a racist by any means but anytime in my life that I have had something of significant value stolen, it was in a spanish-speaking country or neighborhood. It comes with the culture. Losing my beautiful Triumph Bonneville still pisses me off. Now the entire United States is starting to enjoy that culture.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: stablemoney, 12/2/2012 10:53:42 AM     (No. 9044392)

Doesn´t public safety come after the accident, the police after the murder?

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Reply 18 - Posted by: VAPMAN, 12/2/2012 11:27:03 AM     (No. 9044449)

Don´t they know that all the rich white people moved to nearby communities like Redlands and Loma Linda. They need to tax the heck out of those rich people.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: enuf8, 12/2/2012 11:44:17 AM     (No. 9044480)

Read an article just yesterday talking about Holder wanting to work to ban guns from citizens this coming year.


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Reply 20 - Posted by: skedaddle, 12/2/2012 12:37:33 PM     (No. 9044552)

This might honestly be the most dangerous time to be a criminal in San Bernardino.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: tipover, 12/2/2012 10:51:35 PM     (No. 9045148)

No mention of the prisoners being released? Maybe there´s no connection to the crime rate? /s

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Reply 22 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 12/2/2012 11:37:19 PM     (No. 9045182)

California today, Amerika tomorrow.

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