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Open Carry Activist Sues Ohio City Over Police Detention

May 15, 2013
In a lawsuit against the Ohio city of Riverside, its mayor, and two police officers, Roy Call claims he was illegally detained and briefly had his gun confiscated.

Armed Law Student Argues with Cop

February 27, 2013

A law school student recorded his argument with a police officer who stopped him for openly carrying a handgun. The student refused to provide his name and demanded to speak with the officer's supervisor, before being released.

Video: Philly Cops Question Open Carry Activist

November 21, 2012
An open-carry activist posted his encounter with two Philadelphia Police officers to YouTube, after they questioned him about his permit and told him he couldn't legally carry hollow-point ammunition.

Philly Cops Question Open Carry Activist

November 21, 2012

Two Philadelphia Police officers question an open-carry activist in front of a Manayunk barbershop. Read the full story here.

Ore. Cop Stops Open Carry Activist

August 24, 2012

An open-carry activist posted a video to YouTube of his interaction with Klamath Falls (Ore.) Police Officer Mike Nork, who detained him to check if he was carrying a fully automatic rifle.

Video: Colo. Man Arrested for Open Carry In Park

August 15, 2012
The Colorado Springs Police chief has taken responsibility for the illegal arrest of a man who was openly carrying a handgun in a city park, and promised to provide proper training to officers.

Man Arrested for Open Carry In Park

August 15, 2012

Colorado Springs (Colo.) Police Department officers arrested a man in late July for openly carrying a handgun in a city park. Read the full story here.

Ga. Open Carrier Sues Cops Who Arrested Him

May 3, 2012
An open-carry activist has sued two Forsyth County (Ga.) Police officers who arrested him at a park, after a confrontation with a private security guard.

California Chiefs: Open Carry Is An Officer Safety Issue

October 11, 2011
A northern California police chief at the center of the open-carry debate tells POLICE Magazine that the state's law enforcement community generally supports the ban that goes into effect Jan. 1. Many POLICE readers disagreed.

California Chiefs Back Open-Carry Ban

October 10, 2011
Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed AB144, which makes it a misdemeanor to carry an exposed and unloaded gun in public or in vehicles. Violators face up to a year in prison or a potential fine of $1,000 when the law takes effect Jan 1.

Calif. Lawmakers Seek Open Carry Ban

September 9, 2011
Assembly Bill 144, by Democrat Assemblyman Anthony Portantino targets the "open carry" movement, which is marked by gatherings of people displaying their handguns in public places to protest gun-control laws.

Video: Open Carry Activists Credit Cop's Professionalism

July 25, 2011
An Oceanside (Calif.) Police officer is being saluted by internet commentators for his professionalism and courtesy in dealing with an open-carry activist who videotaped the encounter.

Open Carry: One Cop's Professionalism

July 25, 2011

Oceanside (Calif.) Police Officer Matthew Lyons shows a professional and courteous approach in dealing with this open-carry activist.

Utah Univ. Cop On Leave for Gun-Memo Leak

January 7, 2011
A campus officer and security guard from the University of Utah are on paid administrative leave after leaking an internal memo about how to respond to open-carry.
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