“It’s not about police response time because often the act has already taken place by the time the police are called,” said Sgt. Eren Stephens. She said citizens have a right to defend themselves.Or as chief Wiggums put it" C'mon people, we can't be everywhere at once. Why don't you just take the law into your own hands?"
“Anytime a life is lost, we’re concerned,” she said. “But we can‘t be on every corner in front of every home. And we know that there are citizens who will do what they have to do to protect themselves.”
H/T to Uncle for this.