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Thread: Time to criminalise the wearing of Body Armour by convicted criminals!

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    Default Time to criminalise the wearing of Body Armour by convicted criminals!

    Time to criminalise the wearing of Body Armour by convicted criminals!

    Many of the Hundreds of Irish Criminals wear Body Armour on a day to day basis. An armed Criminal confronting a Garda or indeed an innocent civilian is impervious to the bullets fired from a standard Garda 9mm round or indeed a .38 special round also used by Gardai.

    Only special weapons with high powered rifle bullets or bullets from the H&K MP7 can penetrate class 3 body armour, as shooting at the center of body mass is ineffective if the criminal is wearing body armour!

    The Gardai's 2 inch barrel .38 Smith and Wesson's are not suitable for making head shots on criminals wearing body armour.

    Many States in the US have made it a criminal offence for felons to wear body armour. Our Jurisdiction should also consider following suit and impose a mandatory 5 year sentence for convicted criminals wearing body armour.

    Criminals in fear of their lives should simply leave the Jurisdiction!

    We should also provide class 3 body armour to all our armed Gardai, and provide weapons in calibers capable of defeating class 3 body armour to all Armed Gardai.

    Body armour has becme an essential tool of the gangsters and godfathers in gangland. Time to take away those tools!

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    Last edited by Bobcolebrooke; 26th January 2013 at 07:42 PM.

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    Surely we should criminalise the criminals
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bobcolebrooke View Post
    The Gardai's 2 inch barrel .38 Smith and Wesson's are not suitable for making head shots on criminals wearing body armour..
    Are they also wearing Steel Helmets then? Must make them very conspicuous so, which in turn would be useful for the Guards I suppose. Swings and roundabouts it seems. (Wink!)
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    And hoodies.. criminalise them... and Celtic jersies... Man U tops... the wearing of jeans half way down a youngsters a**e... etc etc..
    1,197 people agree with me.. how many agree with you ?

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    What a silly post.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sgtharper View Post
    Are they also wearing Steel Helmets then? Must make them very conspicuous so, which in turn would be useful for the Guards I suppose. Swings and roundabouts it seems. (Wink!)
    Armoured hoodies would fix that!
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    It would make the criminals feel the same level of vulnerability as the rest of the population/.

    I am in favour of it. The criminals would feele less safe to go around shooting at other people.
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    So say when Paul Begley is released, which he soon will be, let's say the snail gobbling garlic farmers threaten to kill him for trying to break their cartel,

    If he try's to protect himself by wearing body armour he should be slung in jail for 5 years?

    Ribser thinks not

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ribeye View Post
    So say when Paul Begley is released, which he soon will be, let's say the snail gobbling garlic farmers threaten to kill him for trying to break their cartel,

    If he try's to protect himself by wearing body armour he should be slung in jail for 5 years?

    Ribser thinks not
    A white collar fraudster would hardly pose much physical risk to any one.

    Someone on a second conviction for armed robbery would! Body armour has become an essential tool of the gangster in gangland. Time to take away those tools!
    Last edited by Bobcolebrooke; 26th January 2013 at 07:37 PM.

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    Bullet proof clothing can be made that is indistinguishable from regular clothing:






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