Wednesday, March 20, 2013

A Civic-Minded Police Chief Who Takes Self-Defense Seriously

After seeing the parades of big-city police chiefs testifying at gun control hearings, it is refreshing to see a police chief that not only believes in his citizen's right to self-defense but is doing something to encourage it.

Thrall (TX) Police Chief Whitney Whitworth says he wants residents in his small Texas town to be able to protect themselves. He freely acknowledges that the police can't always be there. So, to promote self-defense in his town, he is offering free Texas Concealed Handgun License classes to town residents. Chief Whitworth is a Texas certified CHL instructor and is offering the classes on his own time.

Now that is what I call a civic-minded police chief!

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