Draw your weapons!

February 2, 2009

Blog Guy, the police in England didn’t used to carry guns, but someone told me it’s different now.

It has changed slightly. Police are now allowed to carry a photo or a drawing of a pistol to use against criminals.

A DRAWING of a gun?

Sure. You’ve heard the expression, “Draw your gun.”

Well, I don’t know… How does that help them?

Think about it. Most criminals over there just carry a sketch of a KNIFE, so a sketch of a gun is better.

Um, what if  it’s like a  violent, dangerous killer?

That’s when they sketch the big guns, so to speak. Assault weapons, sniper rifles…:


Sigh. I swore I would never come back to this stupid blog!

And yet, here you are…

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Police arrest a pro-Tibet protester outside the Chinese embassy in London, during a visit by Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, February 1, 2009. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

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Sure, it’s a bit sketchy but the best humor is always subtle. Do I have to draw you picture?

Posted by Bandage | Report as abusive

And to think I thougt US liberals were nuts.

Posted by Travis Jackson | Report as abusive

Obviously she didn’t realise it’s illegal to protest in the UK unless the police give prior approval. She should have stayed in China… there’s more freedom there!

Posted by Steve Roper | Report as abusive

It’s the conservatives in the UK who have taken away the gun rights along with just about every other personal right, not the liberals 😉

Posted by VirtualEnder | Report as abusive

Ihope your not serious in thinking English police do not carry guns.
And no you are allowed to protest there think over a million people in a recent protest
and no it wasn’t humorous evensubtlly

Posted by biguy | Report as abusive

Come on guys, how did you miss out on the “Graphic Violence” pun?
And that gun actually belongs to a dangerous murderer, who only got caught because he left his ‘prints’ all over the place.


Posted by naz | Report as abusive

Bad news from Frontline Crime: in the never ending escalation of counter-measures – the crims have quickly drawn bullet-proof vests and pants to ensure the cops can cause them no threat.

The cops are now urgently working on some sketches of armour-piercing bullets- watch this space.

Posted by Bullet Proof | Report as abusive

In her other pocket, police discovered a Polaroid photo of a timebomb. The counter was down to 00:32 and the bomb squad said if she had not be captured when she was, things could have been far more tragic. Officials blew up the Polaroid in a nearby parking lot.

There was further worry when the the Polaroid camera could not be found that an accomplice would take a shot of someone in the crowd.

Posted by darnold | Report as abusive

When pictures of guns are outlawed only pictures of outlaws will have pictures of guns.

Posted by Bill | Report as abusive

I have to say, this is the most creative bunch of responses I’ve seen in a long time. Thanks, all, and keep them coming!

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

“Freeze! or I’ll give you a paper cut!”

Posted by some guy named Tim | Report as abusive