Yet another case where a concealed handgun permit holder saved a police officer

13 Jan , 2017  

These cases just don’t get national news coverage.  A concealed handgun permit holder saved a police officer who was being ambushed in Arizona at I-10 in Tonopah (January 12, 2017).  From the UK Daily Mail:

When he started to block lanes and put out flares, a suspect ambushed him, opening fire then physically attacking him.


Concealed handgun permit holder in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania saves police officer from mob attack

11 Feb , 2016  

Upper Darby, Pennsylvania police are grateful to a concealed handgun permit holder who stepped in and kept an officer from harm by a mob of 40 to 50 high school students.  The first officer suffered “significant hand injuries” and a second officer who came to rescue the first officer suffered “a major injury to a leg.”  …



Sheriff’s deputy says “I’m alive today because of [concealed handgun permit holder]”

29 Jan , 2016  

Bistro County is located just a few miles east of Austin.  From today’s Austin Statesman:

. . . “Freeze!” Scott Perkins yelled as he pulled out his concealed handgun, pointing at the suspect.

“I’m alive today because of him,” the deputy, 23-year-old Dylan Dorris said Wednesday, reflecting on the events surrounding a disturbance call outside a Bastrop County gas station Jan.



Concealed Handgun Permit Holder saves Life of Police Captain who was being attacked by man high on crystal meth

19 Jun , 2015  

From Inside Edition (July 27, 2016):

Cpl. Michael Wheeler of Ohio’s Mt. Vernon Police Department owes his life to a brave civilian who stepped forward with a drawn gun.

Wheeler said he was being attacked by a homeless man who later acknowledged to officers that he was high on crystal meth.


Civilian with handgun “may have saved officer’s life”

19 May , 2015  

May 12, 2015: A case in northwest Oklahoma City, Oklahoma where a police officer was beaten on his head with his baton. The rookie officer was “seriously injured.” The civilian who used his gun to stop the attacker “may have saved officer’s life.”

In this case, it isn’t clear if the civilian who rescued the officer had a concealed handgun permit.…


Concealed handgun permit holder saves police officer who was being savagely beaten by burglar

12 May , 2015  

On May 5th in Oklahoma City,when  a young police officer was being savagely beaten by burglar with the officer’s baton, a concealed hand permit holder came to the aid of the officer and stopped the attack.  The two burglars in this case have been in the Oklahoma county jail a combined total of 70 times (see end of video clip).  …