Watch: Florida Sheriff Calls for People to Be Ready to Take on Terrorists

A Florida sheriff released a video Sunday on Facebook hoping to help citizens fend off terrorists, saying he has “had enough” of them.

In a nearly seven-minute video, Brevard County, FL Sheriff Wayne Ivey said he wants his county’s citizens to be prepared for a violent situation, especially an active shooter scenario.

“The purpose of this video message is to tell our citizens that if a terrorist attack or active shooter scenario can happen in California, Texas, South Carolina, or Paris it can happen right here in our own backyard.”

He added, “If you’re a person that is legally licensed to carry a gun, now is the time to realize you, and you alone, may be the first line of defense for you, your family and others around you in a terrorist or active shooter based scenario.”

When it comes to those calling for a gun ban, Ivey said, “The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.  This is about saving your life.”

His whole video can be seen here on the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office page.

(h/t Fox 35 Orlando)

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