Wednesday, 3 June 2009

‘potentially dangerous’

Two potentially dangerous dogs are seized in London every day and this could rise during summer festivals, the Metropolitan Police has warned.

Calling for "tough legislation" and a "hard-line approach" Kit Malthouse, deputy mayor for policing, said breeding and selling "weapon" dogs are as alarming as knife or gun crime. "No less dangerous than a knife or gun, yet paradoxically harder to control - they often terrorise whole neighbourhoods

I see, just like cars. Except that no police officer in London has ever seized a vehicle because it has a dangerous metal bull bar fixed to its bonnet, let alone the kinds of vehicles associated with reckless speeding. And anyone who drives a 4X4 with a personalized number plate is almost certainly a lawbreaker with a severe personality disorder.