Confusing N.J. gun laws deny some ex-cops right to carry

| February 4, 2016

Confusing N.J. gun laws deny some ex-cops right to carry

In 1997, then-Gov. Christie Whitman signed a law that allowed retired police officers to carry concealed weapons.The intent was to enhance public safety in an increasingly dangerous world. The catalyst was the 1995 murder of John Deventer, a retired Hanover Township police chief, who was shot in Newark’s Fairmount cemetery when he interceded in the carjacking of an elderly couple.

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