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Rifle manufacturer says JSO wasting taxpayer money with recall

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Olympic Arms, a rifle manufacturer, is blasting the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, saying the department is wasting taxpayer dollars for how it is handling a trigger malfunction and recall.

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imtellin - 9/14/2013 3:43 PM
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are you implying that some jso officers are trigger happy ??? the weapons with a malfunction should have been taken out of use, till the manufacturer had opportunity to inspect.. but just as jso didn't train armorers, or take advantage of olympic arms 6 k offer when purchased & instead chose to place the proverbial cart before the proverbial cart, the 50 k damn well better come out of the police budget,, or give the guns up for good !!! the question begs how many ar-15 does jso now own lock,stock,&barrel ??? funny how they were collecting them in pickle barrels !!!

osprey1 - 9/14/2013 3:09 PM
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GEE, I mentioned this when this article first came out and I guess JSO or someone in the news office decided to delete my post. Shame I hate bringing something to some ones attention and getting deleted for it. Well thats what happens to nice guys.

Truthseeker - 9/14/2013 6:05 AM
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I would be willing to bet that if the truth were known, the malfunction would be found to be the result of operator error. I have known and shot at ranges with several police officers. I was not impressed with their abilities. I will say that in most cases their problem(s) were the result of a lack of or improper training and not necessarily their carelessness.

nativejax - 9/14/2013 1:07 AM
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You won't be saying that if you started getting sued would you?

Dremwolf - 9/14/2013 12:32 AM
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Chop the $50,000 out JSO's budget!

greyaxe - 9/13/2013 10:07 PM
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Wonder how many of the rifles that discharged were not on safe at the time of discharge?
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