Famous for taking out Canada’s Parliament Hill Shooter, the now Ambassador, former Parliament Sargent-at-Arms recently out reacted his own security to take down a protester. I have a feeling that between the three famous incidents, that the last one is the one that scares people the most.
Canadian Ambassador to Ireland Kevin Vickers, right, wrestles with a protester during a State ceremony to remember the British soldiers who died during the Easter Rising at Grangegorman Military Cemetery, Dublin Thursday May 26, 2016. Vickers helped subdue a demonstrator who began chanting insult at the service commemorating more than 100 British soldiers killed trying to suppress the Easter Rising a century ago. (Brian Lawless/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE
Senate page Brigette DePape, holding a sign reading “Stop Harper” is led from the room by Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers (R) as Canada’s Governor General David Johnston delivers the Speech from the Throne in the Senate chamber on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in this file photo from June 3, 2011. According to Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino, Vickers shot dead one of the suspects in the October 22, 2014 shooting incident on Parliament Hill. A gunman shot and wounded a soldier in Ottawa and then entered the country’s parliament buildings chased by police, with at least 30 shots fired. REUTERS/Chris Wattie/Files (CANADA – Tags: POLITICS) REUTERS/Chris Wattie/Files (CANADA – Tags: POLITICS)