Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd is making national headlines after warned looters he’s recommending residents of Polk County to “blow you back out of their house with their guns.”
Sheriff Judd made the announcement on Monday during a press conference in Polk County.
Sheriff Judd said the following: “I would tell them, if you value your life, they probably shouldn’t do that in Polk County. Because the people of Polk County like guns, they have guns, I encourage them to own guns, and they’re going to be in their homes tonight with their guns loaded. And if you try to break into their homes to steal, to set fires, I’m highly recommending they blow you back out of the house with their guns. So, leave the community alone.”
Sheriff Judd went on to encourage those who are protesting to keep their attention on the death of George Floyd, and not looting, saying “all of that ugliness has taken away from what we’re united about. We’re united about the conduct that you saw with George [Floyd].”