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Texas Town Allows Concealed Carry for City Employees

May 17, 2013  | 

The Aransas Pass (Texas) Police Department and city manager have begun crafting a policy allowing city employees to carry concealed weapons to protect themselves from an active shooter.

Earlier this month, the City Council approved the initiative that would go into effect by August, reports the Aransas Pass Progress.

To carry a concealed weapon, employees would be required to obtain a license, pay for a psychological exam, and participate in firearms training at the police department.

"People need to understand the average response time for police is five minutes," Police Chief Eric Blanchard told the Progress. "That means people have to fend for themselves until police arrive on the scene."


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Reed Chandler @ 5/18/2013 11:26 PM

I miss AP I fished there from 1961 to 2005. It good to see the city making a common sense solution to the problem that violence happens in seconds and police respond in minutes.

Red

[email protected] @ 6/25/2013 8:57 AM

Damn, a logical and sane response to a common problem! And by the Chief himself. Now I understand the desire by Americans to relocate to Texas, the last of the freedom loving states, along with mine. Blues, Stay Safe.

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