Inmates Use Newspaper’s Gun Map to Threaten Guards

prisonThe entirely predictable consequences of the Journal News’ decision to publish a map of gun-owners marches on

Rockland County Sheriff Louis Falco, who spoke at a news conference flanked by other county officials, said the Journal News’ decision to post an online map of names and addresses of handgun owners Dec. 23 has put law enforcement officers in danger.

“They have inmates coming up to them and telling them exactly where they live. That’s not acceptable to me,” Falco said, according to Newsday.

Robert Riley, an officer with the White Plains Police Department and president of its Patrolman’s Benevolent Association, agreed.

“You have guys who work in New York City who live up here. Now their names and addresses are out there, too,” he said adding that there are 8,000 active and retired NYPD officers currently living in Rockland County.

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Local lawmakers also say that they intend to introduce legislation that prevents information about legal gun owners from being released to the public.

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