Art Acevedo Pushes More Gun Control After Cop Gets Shot With His Own Service Weapon

BY Herschel Smith
2 months, 2 weeks ago

Via WiscoDave, this is just rich.

The Associated Press reports the 29-year-old officer, a five-year veteran of the force, was shot in the abdomen “just below the vest.” The officer was shot after chasing a suspect into a backyard, where “a struggle ensued” that ended with the suspect taking the officer’s gun and shooting him with it.

Another officer then entered the backyard and killed the suspect.

Chief Acevedo responded to the incident by denouncing those who will offer sympathy for the officer while refusing to support gun control.

He said, “We were in Washington Monday talking about gun violence in our city, in our community, in our country, and I don’t want to hear from politicians tomorrow about how much they care about my cop.”

He added, “If they’re not here to talk to us about solutions, then don’t bother showing up to the Houston Police Department.”

Acevedo took time to thank Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) for coming out in support of gun control after the August 31, 2019, shooting in Midland-Odessa. On September 2, 2019, Breitbart News reported Patrick’s call for action against private gun sales.

But of course.  Here’s a test question, boys and girls.  What’s almost as good as using a SWAT raid on innocent people catalyzed by criminal cops to press for gun control?

The right answer for today is “Using theft of a police issued weapon to shoot police to press for more gun control.”  For today, that is.  With Art Acevedo, tomorrow is another day to use his workers to press his own agenda.


Comments

  1. On September 15, 2019 at 10:07 pm, roadgeek said:

    Acevedo is pond scum. When he was still the police chief here in Austin, locals called him “Chief Hollywood”, as he was drawn to TV cameras like a moth to a flame, and due to his background in the CHIPS.

  2. On September 15, 2019 at 10:14 pm, Herschel Smith said:

    Oh, I’ve followed Art for a long time. My son lives in Austin. He once approved the forcible withdrawal of blood (via syringe) by the FedGov at random traffic stops, probably a DHS initiative to see just how people would react.

  3. On September 15, 2019 at 11:42 pm, James said:

    i just want to upvote your critique of Acevado’s bullshit. it makes me sick.

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