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When Seconds Count, the Sheriff is Minutes Away

Here's what Milwaukee County (WI) Sheriff David Clarke is saying in a new radio ad:

“There are certain situations — and I think most people get that — where 911 is going to be of no use. For instance, once the wolf is at the door, once the intruder is inside your home, once you’re on the street and someone sticks a gun in your face to take your car or your wallet, you don’t have the option of calling 911,” Clarke said.

He continued: “In those situations, there are certain things you can do to protect yourself. It’s a public safety message, and I’m just here to let the people know, give them the information as to what’s going on, and to give them options, if you will, as to how to defend themselves in those situations.”

The ad ends with Clarke asking, "You have a duty to protect yourself and your family. We’re partners now. Can I count on you?”

I could almost leave my beloved Rocky Mountains just to go vote for him.