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    Off duty carry questioned?

    Off-duty gun incident stirs residents | Petaluma360

    Local residents still are buzzing over the arrest of an off-duty San Rafael police officer for allegedly threatening a man with a gun in downtown Petaluma on New Year's Eve, and some people are questioning whether off-duty officers should be allowed to carry firearms.

    Cpl. Michael Augustus, 43, a Petaluma resident and member of the San Rafael Police Department, reportedly pulled a handgun from his waist and pointed it at a man that he had been arguing with outside Kabuki Restaurant, at 17 Petaluma Blvd. North, at 9:07 p.m. on Dec. 31.

    “We live in a quiet, law-abiding community. Our officers are not under threat while off duty. They don't need to ... carry guns when they go out to dinner,”

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    I'm gonna go with my typical California reply:


    Why on earth would anyone want to live there!??!!?!?
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    Or Why on earth would they carry a gun when they aren't working? DUUUUH


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    I'm going to go with the typical MacLean reply, and suggest they go edited themselves.
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    These being the same people who would ask why an off-duty officer wouldnt get involved in a robbery I bet. Simply freaking amazing!
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