Local police departments ignore our State's Legislature.
Connecticut Carry has received numerous reports of municipal police departments who invent additional application requirements that ignore the intent of the legislature to make a fair and uniform process for applying for a permit to carry pistols or revolvers.
In the State of Connecticut, a pistol permit is required to exercise a core human right protected by both our Federal and our State constitution. Local police departments seek to burden applicants with additional requirements that can range from nuisances to serious invasions of privacy.
The lack of legal authority for a police department to mandate these requirements and then refuse or deny applications based on these make believe requirements has been against the established legal conclusions reached by Attorney General Killian and the Board of Firearm Permit Examiners. This matter has been settled since 1968. It is time for police departments to abide the laws they are sworn to uphold.
Read more about the official opinions on these laws and learn why these departments are so out of line.