guns

St. Louis couple who aimed guns at protesters had run-ins with synagogue

An extensive report about Patricia and Mark McCloskey’s previous clashes reveals that among their many targets has been the Reform synagogue next door.

By PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
13/07/2020
Canada's mass shooter assaulted his girlfriend before killing 22 people

"It was a significant assault, and this individual female did manage to escape, and that could very well have been the catalyst to start the chain of events."

By REUTERS
24/04/2020
Six people dead, including gunman after shooting in Milwaukee

A message posted by the Milwaukee Police Department on Twitter said only that police were "investigating a critical incident" and urged the public to "stay clear of the area" near the city center.

By REUTERS
27/02/2020
Police crack Hebron network that tweaked airsoft guns to assault rifles

58 men were arrested, mostly in Hebron, for allegedly converting airsoft guns into assault rifles.

Israeli police find three grenades and parts of M-16 in raid in Arab town

"Israeli police officers are constantly working against the violence and widespread use of firearms by Arab society, in the hands of criminals causing harm to regular citizens."

18/02/2020
Border Police seize two illegal rifles, arrest four Palestinian suspects

The border police were prepared to catch the suspects after receiving intelligence information on a suspicious vehicle containing weapons.

U.S. President Trump speaks with Congressional Republicans at the White House in Washington
Donald Trump says the 2nd Amendment is under 'serious attack' in Virginia

The Virginia Senate passed bills to require background checks on all firearms sales, limit handgun purchases to one a month, and restore local governments' right to ban weapons from public spaces.

By REUTERS
18/01/2020
Guns at synagogue: New white paper explains how to arm and not arm

In the paper, SCN recommends that if armed guards are going to be employed, highly trained on- or off-duty law enforcement officers are the best option.

Residents of Israeli town of Deir al-Asad fire live rounds at police forces

Immediately following the initial exchange in fire, a large security unit led by the Northern District Police Commander was summoned to the scene to defuse the situation.

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