This is the Most Dangerous iPhone Case You Can Own

A new iPhone case that resembles a firearm is now one of the easiest and most dangerous ways to get a police officer’s attention.

Perhaps it’s just an iPhone case and, perhaps, it looks cool because of the anarchist elements, but to a police officer, a phone that is dressed like a real gun will most likely be treated like a real gun.

A spokesman for the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office in New Jersey, Della Fave, said that the recent images seen on Facebook portraying a female fashioning the case in her back pocket looks exactly like the handle of a semi-automatic compact pistol. Fave said:

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“The first thing a police officer is going to see as it’s coming up is the trigger guard and the butt of the gun. This doesn’t seem like a good idea at all to me.”

When the woman takes the gun out of her pocket and puts it to her ear simulating a phone conversation, Fave said it looks like the woman is brandishing a gun.

The phone case is being sold online at prices ranging from $5 to $49. The case’s manufacturers are not clear at this point, however, the case is not illegal, it just looks illegal.

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There is very little authorities can do to prevent the purchasing of this case except to say it is a bad idea. The retired New Jersey officer, Fave, said,

“If someone reaches for it, in my mind they’re reaching for a gun.”

Is this iPhone case too dangerous to carry around or too cool not to have?

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Source: CNNMoney
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