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    Hello, I was wondering if anyone on here also took the NYS Trooper exam in 2013? I scored around a 96 and it looks like I'm number 9000 in line for a call back. Anyone receive a call back? What was your rank? I know there are forums on other sites about this but figured I'd start one here. Also...
  2. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    "Today I saw pictures of people lining up in Middletown, Connecticut registering their guns and giving up their unalienable Second Amendment right to "keep and bear arms." I immediately called the Connecticut State Police and spoke to a State Trooper. I identified myself as Senior Chief Petty...
  3. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Perhaps posted before, if so my apologies, NY SAFE Act releases field guide for troopers New York State Police SAFE Act Field Guide
  4. Handguns
    Has anyone seen this pistol or even handle one looks like a nice pistol but it comes with a hefty price from what I have seen $2,000.00 I would not mind owning one I guess I have to look around and see if maybe I can find one maybe I find one and can get it a little cheaper..
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    https://www.nyspnews.com/article_display.cfm?article_id=34780 Never a good time to happen but this is especially sad.
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    Decorated state trooper falls to death in training accident at Letchworth State Park | syracuse.com So awful. My thoughts go out to this man's family.
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    video link from WGRZ Ch. 2 in Buffalo NY: SAFE Act Protest | Video | wgrz.com About 25 people took part in the nearly two-hour demonstration. They were protesting to try and get the NYS troopers to speak up about the Safe Act. With the crummy weather conditions here yesterday, I tip my hat to...
  8. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    A small group of protesters is planning a Safe Act protest at the trooper barracks Saturday. Supposedly the theme is something to the effect that all troopers in NY should state their Safe Act intentions. Maybe this was brought on by the recent strong arm raid by 30 SWAT troops in DC. Safe...
  9. Firearms in the News
    Driver opens fire at Trooper who returns fire. Suspect got back in car and fled and was found dead a little ways down the road. Note how after the suspect is hit with gunfire he is able to keep firing, run around, get back in the car and drive away. Just because a suspect is hit by gunfire...
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    I had a flat tire this weekend on the Taconic in Dutchess county. I was in my wifes SUV with 4 of my kids. got the flat, pulled off the side in the grass (terrible for working on a flat). only stopped for a few minutes when a trooper pulls up and asked what the problem was. told him about...
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    I'm posting this, because all that's usually ever posted here is how some cop F'd up somewhere or shouldn't have arrested someone, which is typical because that's usually all the media reports on. However, I happen to know both this Deputy and Trooper personally, and both are stand-up Law...
  12. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Received an email this morning from a friend. He passed along this below. I know my response will be, what say you.
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    Sad. We were just there for the rally. Hope they catch the scumbag. Police: Trooper stabbed in neck at Empire State Plaza - Times Union
  14. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Just got my yearly phone call for donations to the State troopers.. This year I got to tell them I'd be glad to donate if the repeal this UN-SAFE act that Cuomo says the state troopers full support. Made my morning..
  15. Firearms in the News
    Tough decision, but he made the right one. Son Threatens Dad With Gun, Trooper Shoots Son - Rochester, News, Weather, Sports, and Events - 13WHAM.com
  16. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    I think it is reasonable to assume, that like much of the laws in NY State, that the enforcement of the Safe act will be "complaint driven". For example, a neighbors calling in a tip to the State Police because they believe you possess large capacity magazines or have an unregistered assault...
  17. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    I just called the Homer barracks and spoke quickly with someone. I asked about the California parts, like the featureless grip designs or the fixed magazine kits. He said that having a mag that could not be readily changed in the field probably would remove the rifle from the assault weapons...
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    A Wayne County teenager is undergoing a mental health evaluation after State Police say he attacked a New York State Trooper at a home in Sodus on Sunday night. Trooper Eric Weingartner escaped serious injury. He says his protective vest and some good luck saved his life. State Trooper Says...
  19. Firearms in the News
    DA counters cover-up claims in dog shooting as probe looms - Utica, NY - The Observer-Dispatch, Utica, New York We won't know what actually happened for a while (if at all), but there are some interesting tidbits in the article. I'm surprised the State Police investigated considering it was...
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    State trooper shot in Ithaca; suspect shot and killed - Utica, NY - The Observer-Dispatch, Utica, New York ITHACA - A state trooper was shot Thursday night after a 20-year-old man allegedly took the trooper's service weapon and fired it while the two struggled. A second officer arrived at the...
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