A councilwoman from Burlington, Vermont declared recently that it is the presence of firearms carried by police that escalates violence in the community. She has called for officers to be disarmed to promote “community safety”.  Congratulations Burlington.

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From defensemaven.io:

Burlington City Councilor Perri Freeman argued that the instances where officers need firearms are rare.

A local lawmaker has proposed the idea of disarming the Burlington police force, claiming that when officers carry duty weapons, they “escalate” the level of violence in the city.

“How much is the lethal force…is it really causing at the end of the day, more harm than benefit?” Burlington City Councilor Perri Freeman asked WPTZ.

Freeman claimed that officers perpetuate violence when they carry their duty weapons.

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