Rifles carried by Spokane police on patrol will soon be equipped with suppressors, a move the department says will protect officers and civilians from hearing damage.*
“It’s nothing more than like the muffler you put on your car,” said
Lt. Rob Boothe, the range master and lead firearms instructor for the
True, every word. Yet the same people who signed off on this 'to protect hearing' will crap bricks at the idea of plain old citizens having them.
*ignore the 'civilians' crap for now