In a stunning move to combat violent crime in California, the LAPD Chief has a new tactic; cooperate and comply. That’s right, LA’s top cop gets $300 Grand a year to tell the citizens to just be good victims and call 911 after they’ve been robbed.

During our SOTG Homeroom from CrossBreed Holsters we have a story about not being dangerous on demand. Crime is so bad in California that news crews are hiring armed security. How did that work out in the Bay Area?

Also, during our Brownells Bullet Points segment, Professor Paul has an update on his winter gun build project. The topic this week is springs or more aptly, spare springs.

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 [0:25:47] SOTG Homeroom –
   – TOPIC: Security guard killed while protecting news crew covering a flash mob robbery in Oakland
 [0:41:40] LAPD Tells Citizens ‘We Can’t Help You, So Cooperate and Comply with Criminals and Be a Good Witness’

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Los Angeles residents are living through a nightmare scenario. The local district attorney announced he’s releasing a 24-year-old convicted murderer after serving only six years of a 50-year sentence. [ LAPD Chief is ], at the same time, telling everyone, including would-be criminals, that they’re unable to quickly respond to calls for help and that crime victims should just “cooperate and comply” with the perpetrators.

That’s on top of the fact that California has some of the strictest gun control laws in the nation, all obstacles to law-abiding citizens wanting to buy a firearm for protection.

The Los Angeles Police Department tweeted a warning that they’re in the midst of a surging crime wave, including increased so-called “follow-home” burglaries. That’s where a criminal watches their victim leave a store, follows them home then robs them.

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