Madison – Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen for the first time issued a state permit Wednesday allowing a retired investigator to carry a concealed firearm.
Van Hollen’s decision lays bare the differing opinions among law enforcement agencies about whether they should – or even can – issue permits to retired officers in one of only two states that bans the general population from carrying concealed weapons. (read the rest here)
This is a step in the right direction, although it would not extend to people who are not ex-LEO. Hopefully it will set the stage for another introduction of the CCW in the legislature next term.