so this is fresh on my mind.
The Chief is correct in that a person holding his gun is a threat to the officers regardless of being licensed.
A licensed person would be smart enough to neutralize the threat they had the weapon out for and to holster or put down the weapon before the police arrive.
According to my instructor, a current police officer and SWAT team member, about 90% of police officers are in favor of conceal carry. They don't worry about these licensed people since they know a lot about them. They worry about the unlicensed ones, mostly criminals, that they know nothing about. The Chief is part of the 10% anti gun types that owe their jobs mostly to political appointment.
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