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Pflugerville police to hold business training on open carry handgun legislation

Published on August 11, 2015 under CommunityImpact

When Texas’ new open carry handgun legislation goes into effect Jan. 1, Pflugerville Police Chief Charles Hooker said he expects there to be some resulting confusion. Under the new law, licensed handgun owners may openly wear their weapon into a place of business unless a business owner posts a sign forbidding the action—even if the business already has a sign forbidding concealed weapons, Hooker said. Hooker said the open carry law could present challenges for some employees—such as bank employees—who may not be able to immediately detect whether an open handgun carrier is a threat. The law also means that dispatchers […]

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Source: Community Impact- Round Rock

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