Arizona sheriff aims to put armed posse at schools
by Associated Press Wire
December 28, 2012 11:00 AM | 1003 views | 2 2 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend | print

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona sheriff has announced plans to deploy an armed volunteer posse to protect Phoenix-area students in the wake of the mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school.

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio tells KTVK-TV he has the authority to mobilize private citizens to fight crime but hasn’t talked to specific districts.

He says he doesn’t plan to put posse members inside schools but will have them posted around the perimeters.

Arpaio is known as one of the nation’s most high-profile supporters of strict U.S.-Mexico border policy.

His plan announced Thursday comes after two other Arizona officials released ideas for boosting school security.

Attorney General Tom Horne proposed firearms training for one person in each school. And Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu proposed training multiple educators per school to carry guns.


Information from: KTVK-TV.

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Gun Control
December 29, 2012
Gun Control doesn't work. Places with strict laws have the most crime. Less gun laws = less crime.
December 31, 2012
Gun control doesn't work, which of course means guns are uncontrollable.

Something having the conditions "uncontrollable and fatal" typically leads to the CDC in Atlanta working to eradicate it.

So you are correct! The solution is clear! Since they cannot be controlled, guns must be eradicated!
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