While watching the Boise State Bronco football game on TV Saturday we noticed a state trooper dude toting a gun on his hip standing with the La. Tech team.
Closer examination showed a shoulder patch shaped like the state of Louisiana!
What the heck is a Louisiana copper doing at Bronco Stadium toting a pistol? Like Boise cops, we have to assume it was loaded. What legal authority would he have to shoot Bronco fans, intruders, or even nut cases willing to attempt to do harm to any one of 45 big ugly football players?
The GUARDIAN admittedly hasn’t been on the sidelines in many years, but we have never seen visiting teams bring along their own cops packing heat to out of state games. Is this common and who allows it to happen?
Does BSU not provide adequate security? Does BSU take pistol packing police on their away games?
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