New Survey of Chiefs of Police and Sheriffs in the United States Shows Strong Support for Concealed Carry and Gun Ownership

Jul 17, 2016 | Featured

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86.4% of the US’s Chiefs of Police and Sheriffs “support nationwide recognition of state issued concealed weapon permits.”

76% of those same heads of departments believe that “qualified, law-abiding armed citizens help law enforcement reduce violent criminal activity.”

The entire survey is available here: NACOP survey results 2016.  A 2013 Survey of Police by PoliceOne found similar results (available here).




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