Retired officers forced to sue D.C. for right to carry guns after receiving threats

| December 21, 2014

Retired officers forced to sue D.C. for right to carry guns after receiving threats

It’s been six years since Robert L. Smith retired from his job as a corrections officer at the D.C. Jail, but he says he still receives threats from former inmates he supervised.He keeps a legally registered handgun inside his Southwest D.C. home, but he would like to be able to carry it to protect himself. As a former jail employee, he said, he should qualify for a permit under federal statutes that allow retired law enforcement officers to carry guns without obtaining state licenses.

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