Sound Suppressors: Addressing a Known Risk

The fact that your agency made a conscious decision not to use them could very well land you in hot water and leave you open for litigation.


Lastly, don’t give me that “budget is tight” excuse.  Budgets are always tight.  When is the last time the city fathers walked into the Chief’s officer and start throwing hundred dollar bills at him?   


Budgeting is about priorities.  Go to your squad room or cruiser and look at all the gadgets and gizmos you found money for but never use.   If you do decide to address that known risk and want to find high quality noise suppression devices you can check out advanced-armament.com or surefire.com.

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About The Author:

Mr. Markel  is a former United States Marine, Police Officer, and has worked as a professional bodyguard both in the U.S. and overseas. A Subject Matter Expert on Small Arms and Tactics, Markel has provided instruction to law enforcement and U.S. Military troops.

As a recognized author and writer, Paul has penned several hundred articles published in numerous professional journals and trade periodicals. Topics include firearms training, use of force, marksmanship, less-than-lethal force options, product reviews and evaluations, emergency medical care, and much more. Sought after as a public speaker, Mr. Markel is at home in front of an audience large or small.

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