Growing number of police chiefs, sheriffs join call to arms


Nicholas Johnson quoted in a Fox article about President Barack Obama’s executive actions on gun control and the reaction from law enforcement across the country.

But Fordham law professor Nicholas Johnson views Lanier’s changing rhetoric as potentially significant.

“This is a policy question that has lots of other players involved,” Johnson told “You would suspect that what police chiefs say has to some degree been vetted by their political superiors.

“I don’t think this is a signal of an immediate sea change among big city politicos,” Johnson added, “but I think it’s promising in terms of the recognition of the realities people are now coming to terms with.”

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