Denver’s would-be concealed carry permit holders face months of delay

Denver resident Tina Ries wants to get a concealed-carry permit…

Denver resident Tina Ries wants to get a concealed-carry permit for a gun because she says she wants to be able protect herself and her family.

Having gone through all the required training, there is nothing left for Ries to do except have Denver police take fingerprints and process her paperwork.

Which will happen — in about four months.

In fact, the wait time is the longest it’s ever been, and the department’s policy of requiring petitioners to make appointments instead of accepting all-comers — like other large jurisdictions allow — is drawing intense criticism.

Read more at The Denver Post

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