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Police chief booted from Maryland
Ikea over service weapon

Washington Times, by Jessica Chasmar

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 7/9/2014 11:44:28 AM

A Maryland police chief was outraged after he walked into an Ikea furniture store and asked to leave because of his service weapon. Takoma Park Police Chief Alan Goldberg said he was shopping in full uniform at the Ikea in College Park on July 4 with his daughter when they were approached by a loss-prevention officer. “He says we have a no-firearms policy, and you’re either going to have to leave or you can lock your gun in the car,” the chief told a local NBCaffiliate. The store has signs posted on the front door that read “Weapons Free Environment,” the station reported. “It

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The level of insanity of the left has reached a level like I have never seen before. They finally had to issue an apology and said: "Our weapon policy does not apply to law enforcement officers." Un.be.lievable.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Michaelus, 7/9/2014 11:51:50 AM     (No. 9916793)

Good - no firearms means no firearms. Hope the first robber that figures this out does not hurt anyone when he takes advantage of this stupid policy.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: hisself, 7/9/2014 11:54:29 AM     (No. 9916802)

Hush, #1. It is nice to know that there won´t be any armed opposition when I need to supplement my wages.



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Reply 3 - Posted by: texpub, 7/9/2014 12:01:02 PM     (No. 9916817)

There is a business in our neighborhood that posts signs that say, "NOTICE Concealed carry permit holders on property." I really like those signs. I would think criminals would avoid that business!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jond, 7/9/2014 12:22:37 PM     (No. 9916845)

Gee, what will happen if the "loss control officer" ever needs to call the cops.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TexasHillCountry, 7/9/2014 12:23:30 PM     (No. 9916847)

Now the chief knows what is like for the rest of the citizens in Maryland who are largely barred from CONCEALED carry. Perhaps it also says something about the level of intelligence of the people IKEA hires for "loss prevention".

Perhaps the TKPD can be a scrupulous when they are called for a shoplifting, or armed robbery at the IKEA: "Sorry, you´ll have to bring the perp outside or just come down to the station since we can´t carry our service weapons into your establishment."

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ocjim, 7/9/2014 1:11:36 PM     (No. 9916931)

Euphemism of the day: Weapons Free Environment
English translation: Free fire zone, bad guys welcome

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mc squared, 7/9/2014 1:31:13 PM     (No. 9916979)

Idiot employee seems a little zealous.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Hammock, 7/9/2014 3:29:47 PM     (No. 9917154)

I can´t help but think the store employee just wanted to mess with the police.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bobn.t, 7/9/2014 5:53:48 PM     (No. 9917325)

Here´s the real scoop: The loss prevention employee, aka a security guard, and probably a high school dropout, was protecting the unarmed public by preventing the gun-toting, potentially maniacal madman, dressed in an intimidating uniform, from opening fire on black thugs who were planning on robbing honest citizens in the parking area.
Once consequence is that the black thugs now have no cause for action.

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