concealed carry http://northernpublicradio.org en New Rules For Deciding Who Can't Carry Concealed Weapons http://northernpublicradio.org/post/new-rules-deciding-who-cant-carry-concealed-weapons <p></p><p>A year after Illinois <a href="https://ccl4illinois.com/ccw/public/home.aspx">legalized concealed carry</a>, new rules are out to determine the process for deciding who can't carry a gun in public. The Illinois State Police <a href="http://www.isp.state.il.us/media/pressdetails.cfm?ID=810">issued the emergency rules </a>this week. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:58:30 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 50650 at http://northernpublicradio.org New Rules For Deciding Who Can't Carry Concealed Weapons State Police Issue Numbers On Concealed Carry Requests http://northernpublicradio.org/post/state-police-issue-numbers-concealed-carry-requests <p></p><p>It's been nearly a month since Illinois State Police began sending out concealed-carry permits. Thousands of applicants have been approved. But some have also been denied. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:42:33 +0000 Mike Moen 45052 at http://northernpublicradio.org State Police Issue Numbers On Concealed Carry Requests Majority Feel Less Safe Since Concealed Carry Law http://northernpublicradio.org/post/majority-feel-less-safe-concealed-carry-law <p>As Illinois gun owners increasingly are allowed to carry their firearms as they go about their daily lives -- a new poll shows half of Illinois voters feel less safe. Qualifying gun-owners began receiving their licenses to carry loaded firearms earlier this month.</p><p></p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 09:37:45 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 44269 at http://northernpublicradio.org Majority Feel Less Safe Since Concealed Carry Law The Permit's In The Mail: First Round Of Concealed Carry Approved http://northernpublicradio.org/post/permits-mail-first-round-concealed-carry-approved <p>Illinois gun owners can soon carry their weapons in public.&nbsp; Illinois State Police officials say they are mailing out the first concealed carry permits to gun owners who applied.</p><p> Sat, 01 Mar 2014 00:22:43 +0000 Tony Arnold 43849 at http://northernpublicradio.org The Permit's In The Mail: First Round Of Concealed Carry Approved Mental Health Restrictions Tougher Under Concealed Carry http://northernpublicradio.org/post/mental-health-restrictions-tougher-under-concealed-carry <p>The state of Illinois has taken another step toward regulating who may get a concealed-carry permit. The Department of Human Services has created an <a href="http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=69194&amp;newssidebar=27893">on-line database for mental health professionals</a> to report people who pose a “clear and present danger” to themselves or others.</p><p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 00:18:14 +0000 Susan Stephens 41719 at http://northernpublicradio.org Mental Health Restrictions Tougher Under Concealed Carry Can Illinois System Handle Requests For Concealed Carry? http://northernpublicradio.org/post/can-illinois-system-handle-requests-concealed-carry <p>Illinois residents can<a href="https://ccl4illinois.com/ccw/public/home.aspx" target="_blank"> soon start applying to carry concealed weapons. </a></p><p></p><p>Illinois was the last state in the country to adopt a concealed carry law. And that’s only because a federal court mandated the state legislature to allow it. Most applicants can sign up starting Jan. 5th.</p><p>But those hoping to be firearms instructors - like Richard Pearson with the Illinois State Rifle Association - have already started testing the system.</p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Tony Arnold 40841 at http://northernpublicradio.org Can Illinois System Handle Requests For Concealed Carry? Illinois Concealed Carry Trainers In Place http://northernpublicradio.org/post/illinois-concealed-carry-trainers-place <p>There are now 54 <a href="http://www.isp.state.il.us/firearms/ccw/instructor-registry.cfm?State=IL&amp;County=&amp;City=&amp;LastName=&amp;Search=Search">concealed carry instructors approved by the Illinois State Police</a>. Anyone who wants to apply for a permit to carry a concealed weapon has to put in sixteen hours in the classroom and shooting range with an official instructor. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 08:30:00 +0000 Susan Stephens 36637 at http://northernpublicradio.org Illinois Concealed Carry Trainers In Place NIU Board Approves Firearm Policy http://northernpublicradio.org/post/niu-board-approves-firearm-policy <p>NIU's Board of Trustees voted Thursday to adopt a university-wide <a href="http://www.niutoday.info/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/082913-7a-Concealed-Carry-Proposed-University-Policy-bot-agneda-copy.pdf" target="_blank">concealed carry policy</a>. It keeps the existing practice of prohibiting guns on campus.</p><p>The policy also outlines places where firearms can be stored. The primary place for a weapon is in a parked vehicle within a locked case out of plain view in an unrestricted parking lot. Firearms may also be stored with the NIU police department.</p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 09:24:05 +0000 WNIJ 35389 at http://northernpublicradio.org NIU Board Approves Firearm Policy NIU Will Ban Concealed Weapons On Campus http://northernpublicradio.org/post/niu-will-ban-concealed-weapons-campus <p></p><p>Over the summer, Illinois became the last state to allow properly licensed individuals to carry concealed weapons. But NIU officials say that, even if their students or employees eventually obtain a permit, they still can't carry a concealed weapon on campus.</p><p>The law says the practice is prohibited in all buildings owned or leased by a college or university, as well as parking areas and sidewalks under a college or university’s control.</p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 11:06:53 +0000 Mike Moen 34894 at http://northernpublicradio.org NIU Will Ban Concealed Weapons On Campus Illinois Law Enforcement Prepares For Concealed Carry http://northernpublicradio.org/post/illinois-law-enforcement-prepares-concealed-carry <div style="font-family: Arial; "><p></p></div><div style="font-family: Arial; ">The arrival of concealed carry in Illinois will mean a big change not only for gun-owning citizens, but police officers as well. The state board that oversees police training is already preparing for the change.</div><div style="font-family: Arial; "> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 11:29:50 +0000 Brian Mackey 34438 at http://northernpublicradio.org Illinois Law Enforcement Prepares For Concealed Carry