University of Idaho advocating crimes against gun owners

Via ammoland; University of Idaho “Executive Director for Public Safety and Security” (nod nod, wink wink), Matt Dorschel, has openly advocated abusing the 911 system to harass peaceable gun owners, potentially leading to another “SWATting” of an innocent person.

Intentional misuse of the 911 system is one crime, and this jackass (and anyone who takes his advice) is also committing a federal crime, violating 18 USC 241 “Conspiracy Against Rights”.

This warrants calls and letters to the Latah County Sheriff’s department, the U. of I. president, your ID State Representatives, and to the Governor’s office. The Moscow, ID Police Department contracts with the University of Idaho for campus security, to the tune of around a million dollars, or so I was told, which in this tiny town is a HUGE pile of cash. There’s a major conflict of interest there, and I wouldn’t bother with the city PD for that reason. We have a criminal in our midst, and we’re paying the son of a bitch.

Someone inside the U. of I. I.T. system needs to get hold of Dorschel’s e-mails and other communications before his “hard drive fails”. Pronto!

Hat Tip; Info Wars

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  2. This kind of illegal action recently was the cause of two people in a Ohio Walmart losing their life.
    I wonder if the RICO laws would apply to organizations like MDA that advocate such illegal actions?

    • If I was Mr. Dorschel, I wouldn’t necessarily be worried about a RICO charge as much as I should be more worried about the next of kin of anybody “swatted” like this.

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  4. Someone just SWATted a gun owner in Fairfax, VA a bit over a week ago. Fortunately, the police were professional about it, and no one was harmed.

    Copied from my email, because it hasn’t hit the VCDL (Virginia Citizens’ Defense League) website yet. It’s a bit lengthy, but I’ve got nothing to link to.

    Summary: Open carrier goes into a 7-11, buys something and leaves on his motorcycle. Someone calls 911 and says he robbed the place. He gets pulled over and swarmed by at least half a dozen cops, but all is resolved peacefully.

    Last night Robert Dicken told 75+ VCDL members about his stop by, and interaction with, the Fairfax County Police Department (FCPD) after a person called 911 and made a false report that Robert had robbed a 7–11 convenience store.

    In reality, Robert had gone into the 7-11 to purchased a few items, paid for them, and then left.

    ROBERT DICKEN’S STORY

    Here is a summary of the event that Robert sent me:

    On 10/15/14 at about 5:30 pm, I stopped at a 7-11 for some coffee in the skyline area of Fairfax.

    Like every other day when I’m off work, I had hopped on my motorcycle for a short ride . Being an open carry proponent, I didn’t think twice about putting on my every-day-carry pistol.

    After leaving the 7-11, I went to the Verizon store for some quick shopping. Both stores are within five miles of my home. Chores done, I decided to go for a nice ride around the block.

    What’s that Fairfax County officer looking at me like that for? Damn he’s going to pull me over! Yep… Lights, boop boop. Sigh.

    Now I’m thinking that I’ve got my pistol on me and I’m asking myself how I would feel if I were an officer pulling over someone who was armed? [PVC: That is called “empathy,” something that normal, law-abiding people have, but violent criminals lack.]

    Ok, turn the bike off, straddle the bike, interlock your hands on your head, and be calm. [PVC: Doing these steps calmly and slowly probably helped send a clear signal to the SIX responding officers in FOUR patrol cars that Robert was not a threat.]

    As the officer gets out of his car, three other cars show up.

    Wow, what did I do?

    I let the first officer know that I have a firearm on my side. He says, “I know.” I did not move an inch!

    To my surprise not one of the at least six police officers have a weapon pointed at me. [PVC: Hats off to FCPD for their professional handling of this situation! Robert’s life was not unnecessarily endangered during the stop by the police pointing their guns at him.]

    The officer walks up behind me and asks if he can take the weapon from my holster. “Yes, sir,” I replied.

    “Do you have any other weapons on you, sir?”

    “Yes, sir, a knife in my pocket.”

    “Ok I’m going to hold onto that also.”

    “Yes, sir. Why did you stop me?”

    “I will get to that in a minute.” [PVC: Robert wisely decides to temporarily let the issue drop at this point.]

    As I’m being frisked, I’m still not moving and am keeping my hands on my head.

    “Sir, can I put my hands down now?,” I asked when the frisking was concluded.

    “Yes, you can stand at ease.”

    At this point I ask the officer what is going on.

    “Well, we had a person call from 7-11 and they stated that a white guy on a motorcycle robbed the place.”

    I laughed nervously and told the officer that I left a 7-11 30 minutes ago, but that I didn’t rob the place! [PVC: This is where an attorney might advise the client to stop talking to the police for fear of saying something innocent that ends up getting misinterpreted. To do so properly, you must verbally indicate you are invoking the Fifth Amendment and stop talking. In this case it’s hard to argue with success, but one should be very, very cautious.]

    I’m getting kind of angry now. I’ve heard of anti-gun people saying that they will call the police if they see an open carrier and make up some story to get the police to respond in a forceful manner.

    Wow, I could have been killed!

    Ten minutes later I’m on my way. With the police “checking the sanity of the caller.”

    I put a call into the police station the following Monday and sent a email thanking FCPD for being very professional.

    VCDL GETS INVOLVED

    After learning of the event during a phone call from Robert, I filed a Freedom of Information Act request with Fairfax County and quickly got a copy of the 911 recording. The name and phone number of the person who called were redacted from the recording.

    I also talked to a Lieutenant with the Fairfax County Police Department about the incident. During the conversation I emphasized that VCDL takes SWATTING against a gun owner extremely seriously, especially where false claims that the gun owner committed a violent crime could lead to the gun owner being seriously hurt or even killed by responding officers.

    The Lieutenant said he shared VCDL’s concerns about SWATTING and said that FCPD takes such things seriously and would prosecute someone who FCPD can show did it maliciously.

    The problem, I was told, is that the particular person who made the call is familiar to FCPD, as he has made other false calls before. But he has never done them against a citizen, he said. (I don’t know who the previous false calls were against. Perhaps against some police officers?) FCPD is concerned that he has mental health issues, and, if so, they won’t be able to prove intent.

    ZERO TOLERANCE FOR MALICE

    When malicious intent is there, VCDL will encourage the police to prosecute the offender to the full extent of the law and we will encourage the victim to go after the offender civilly as well. It will be OUR turn to do some “swatting” of our own in court.

    911 RECORDING

    Here is a link to the 911 recording. Somebody with a loose screw? On drugs or alcohol? A malicious anti, as he firmly states at one point that Robert took all the cash from the register? Or just delusional?

    From soundcloud.com: http://tinyurl.com/lso8nlt

  5. I would take issue with “Robert’s life was not unnecessarily endangered during the stop”. It most definitely was. Not as much as it would have been in more left-leaning jurisdictions, but certainly way more than necessary.
    The perpetrator of that 911 call needs to be charged not just with making a false report, but with attempted murder.

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