Originally Posted by nitestalker
He sounds like a political hack that has lost the battle. He can not control the drug gangs or the streets of his city. He is afraid that citizens may bring about a more safe city.
The Chief is careful to not attack the gang problem they are after all job insurance for the city police. Armed citizens do not belong to the Police Union and could prove to be a more honest and less expensive answer to the crime problem.
Amen, brother! You hit the nail right on the head. I often find how shrivel one's badge becomes when face with drug dealers and gangs openly breaking the 'law.'