Woman Caught With Loaded Gun at 9/11 Memorial

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Close up of a semi-automatic pistolPhoto: Spencer Platt/2012 Getty Images

Police charged Ursula Jerry of Milwaukee with criminal possession of a weapon on Sunday after a security guard at the 9/11 Memorial spotted a loaded .380-cal semiautomatic pistol in her purse. While the location, and the fact that the 41-year-old doesn't have a permit for the gun in any state, is unnerving, it actually shows the memorial is pretty secure – unlike a certain transportation system. "I travel with this from home on Amtrak to New York City," Jerry told officers during her arrest. "I don't mean harm to anyone."