Monday, April 25, 2011
Second Amendment: Local Law Enforcement Perspective and Challenges
Our speaker today was Commander Michael McCabe.
Commander McCabe has experience working in both the jail system and within the patrol division. He is the Clark County Sheriff’s Office community outreach sergeant for S.A.L.T., a cooperative effort of the Clark County Sheriff's Office, Camas Police Department and Senior Citizens of East Clark County. Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (S.A.L.T.) program in Clark County, strives to improve senior crime prevention and education. An Arizona native and a former employee of the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office in Phoenix, Arizona, Sargeant McCabe moved his family to Vancouver and joined the Clark County Sheriff’s Office in 1994.
We viewed these clips, among others.
This piece by KATU highlights the open carry controversy in Vancouver:
Should guns be allowed in public parks? Clark County Commissioners make policy:
This piece by KATU discusses the recent tragedy involving the death of an officer's child in Battle Ground, with references to the 2003 fatal shooting by another officer's child of the child's sibling. It includes a statement by Sheriff Gary Lucas: