Stupidity With Firearms

#2
Great set of short clips - the first one made me wince a bit!! I remember seeing a documentary once about wannabe bodyguards, on one stand they had to take control of a handgun then clear the room. 95% didn't carry out NSP's and ascertain the state of the weapon. One thing about doing drills again and again and again...it sticks in your mind.
 
#4
Very good clips the last one made me laugh like a loon.
Alas in the UK the right to bare fire arms is not easy.
I made a cockup years ago on my NCOS cadre whilst teaching I was showing how to put the barrel of the GPMG on and the bloody thing fell of mind you going around the square at Mach 10 with it above my head soon made me learn.
 

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#6
Very good clips the last one made me laugh like a loon.
Alas in the UK the right to bare fire arms is not easy.
I made a cockup years ago on my NCOS cadre whilst teaching I was showing how to put the barrel of the GPMG on and the bloody thing fell of mind you going around the square at Mach 10 with it above my head soon made me learn.
The right to BARE arms exists but sadly comes with a risk of skin cancer!
 

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#10
Turkey, it made the news about 4 or 5 years ago, I seem to recall blogging it!

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#12
At least the black police officer did not have the pistol pointed at anyone when he ND'd. We had a case of a so-called "Firearms Expert" policeman who gut shot a civilian in a classroom. The Police Officer was allowed to retire on full pension with no more than a (very gentle) slap on the wrist. His civilian victim will live with his disability for the rest of his life.
 
#13
At least the black police officer did not have the pistol pointed at anyone when he ND'd.
It's worth finding the whole video; he actually shot himself through the foot, and hops up and down the stage saying "It awright chi'dren" like Chef off South Park.

He later sued the DEA because people around the world were laughing at him.
 
#14
At least the black police officer did not have the pistol pointed at anyone when he ND'd. We had a case of a so-called "Firearms Expert" policeman who gut shot a civilian in a classroom. The Police Officer was allowed to retire on full pension with no more than a (very gentle) slap on the wrist. His civilian victim will live with his disability for the rest of his life.
We had the exact same thing by a cop in Cobb County, Georgia who killed a female recruit. I use that incident as an attention-getter in my firearms safety courses and safety briefs on my range.
 

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#15
Beerhunter that caused quite a stir at the time, a case (alleged) of mixing training ammo with drill and also no need to have a pistol loaded or pointed at the class. It was the FEO introduction to firearms class as well wasnt it?
 
#17
It was the FEO introduction to firearms class as well wasnt it?
It is quite likely because the PC who shot the civilian did so while "demonstrating the difference between a pistol and a revolver".

The PC who shot the civilian was a "Police Firearms Instructor" who had previously failed the Met's Instructors' course on safety issues. This is far from surprising for someone who thought it OK to point a revolver at another human being; unloaded, loaded, drill rounds, blank; no matter what he thought that he had loaded it with - but we all know that, don't we.

When one bears in mind that this is the same force that gave Michael Ryan an FAC. It really isn't surprising the lack of esteem, in term of firearms matters, that the police are held in by shooters in this country.
 
#18
We had the exact same thing by a cop in Cobb County, Georgia who killed a female recruit. I use that incident as an attention-getter in my firearms safety courses and safety briefs on my range.
Ahh - Cobb County - home of The Big Chicken. I lived in Kennesaw a few years back - very polite place. (!)

JJH, did you ever meet the Wildman with his store across the road from the Railroad Museum? Eccentric old character (and always with a 1911 on each hip) and fun to talk to - I still have a few minie balls from his place.

WILDMAN'S SHOP
 
#19
Ahh - Cobb County - home of The Big Chicken. I lived in Kennesaw a few years back - very polite place. (!)

JJH, did you ever meet the Wildman with his store across the road from the Railroad Museum? Eccentric old character (and always with a 1911 on each hip) and fun to talk to - I still have a few minie balls from his place.

WILDMAN'S SHOP
Yes I have been there usually when I am also visiting the Glock USA armory, Tapco, Adventure Outdoors or Smyrna Police Supply---guns, guns, guns!