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Re: [John Muir Trail] Park rangers are armed?

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  • Peter Burke
    ... Those that are armed in the Sierra actually pack real bullets. Some of the backcountry rangers are law enforcement in those areas and have to be armed,
    Message 1 of 3 , Feb 1, 2012
      On 2/1/2012 10:51 AM, charliepolecat wrote:
      > Thats's it. It's yes Ma'am or Sir from now on:
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      > http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/park-ranger-shoots-man-stun-gun-walking-dogs-182637393.html
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      Those that are armed in the Sierra actually pack real bullets. Some of
      the backcountry rangers are "law enforcement" in those areas and have to
      be armed, even though some I talked to don't really want to be.
    • TimH
      Not all of them, just those trained in law enforcement. Childhood friend of mine was an area Ranger around Hetch Hetchy for years. He was definitely packing
      Message 2 of 3 , Feb 1, 2012
        Not all of them, just those trained in law enforcement. Childhood friend of mine was an area Ranger around Hetch Hetchy for years. He was definitely packing and with good reason.
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