SFPD reviewing protocol for firearms in vehicles after stolen rifle recovered in Oakland

Image: robscomputer/flickr The AR-15 rifle was stolen about 9 p.m.…

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Image: robscomputer/flickr

The AR-15 rifle was stolen about 9 p.m. from the trunk of a police car that was parked and locked in the South of Market area, police Sgt. Michael Andraychak said. The officers using the vehicle were working nearby when the theft occurred, Andraychak said.

The officers assigned to the burglarized vehicle did not appear to break any rules, Andraychak said.

“From what I see, they locked the vehicle and they secured the weapon appropriately,” he said.

Even so, Andraychak said, the department will examine whether any changes need to be made to ensure police weapons don’t land in the wrong hands.

“As part of the investigation, we will also be looking at our policies and procedures,” Andraychak said.

Read the rest of Mike Aldax’s report at SF Examiner

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  • Matt in Oklahoma

    BTW for those who don’t realize this and yuor agency isnt sharing intell this is become common for patrol units of all agencies to get stuff stolen out of it and the current antigun stuff has only caused an increse with the value of weapons rising and ammo being in short supply.

  • Matt in Oklahoma

    hahahahaha I said they would make another law but instead they are making another rule LOL
    that will teach them hahahhahahahaha