Not exactly. The first thought that crossed my mind was starting a new
Next I considered running for public office. Then I thought this might be
the first listing in my new company: "The Bad Business Bureau."
Ultimately I discarded all those ideas, went home, and tormented the cat.
I also informed him that I was armed.
Why? Was that an implied threat?
In NYS, that could get your permit yanked.
I have a NYS CCW, but I don't advertise that I have a weapon, unless I
have to use it. (retired 38 year LEO).
New York is a "discretionary" permit state. The sheriff or judge or whoever
issues the permit can yank it for ANY reason, or none at all.
The statutes for suspending or revoking a concealed handgun license in Texas
are not vast: Convicted of a felony or a non-trivial misdemeanor, displaying
a firearm, and a couple of other obvious conditions. Merely saying "Stand
back! I have a potato" is insufficient.
Must suck to live in New York.
As a retired LEO, you don't NEED a NYS permit to carry a concealed firearm.
Federal law preempts that requirement.
There's a gotcha in that one though, you have to have within the past 12
months qualified at your own expense to the state's standards. Doesn't
say which state (is it the one in which you were a cop, the one in which
you are living as a retiree, or the one in which you are in possession
of the weapon), and doesn't provide that the state has to make the
training accessible to retirees at reasonable cost.
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