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Saskatchewan Conservation Officers to Get AR-15s for Protection

8 Nov 2018

3 min read

TheGunBlog.ca — Saskatchewan is buying AR-15 rifles with Vortex scopes or Aimpoint red-dot sights this month to protect conservation officers who feel outgunned with their pistols and shotguns.

Although much weaker than shotgun slugs or buckshot at close range, the officers will get the extra firepower to keep them safe against human attackers, Kevin Murphy, Saskatchewan’s assistant deputy minister of the environment, told the Regina Leader-Post newspaper on Oct. 26.

“In a number of cases . . .

 

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