2/21/2010

The rate that concealed carry permit holders are now losing their permits for gun related violations

Between, October 1, 1987, and November 30, 2008, Florida issued permits to 1,439,446 people, many of whom have had their permits renewed multiple times. Only 166 had their permits revoked for any type of firearms related violation – about 0.01 percent. I was just looking up the new numbers. Updating those numbers to January 31, 2010, Florida has now issued permits to 1,704,624 people. The number who have had their permits revoked has risen to just 167. In 14 months, just one person with a Florida permit has lost his permit for a fire arms related violation. There are currently 692,621 valid permits. That is a revocation rate of 0.00014 percent.

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Blogger Dean Weingarten said...

I have been trying to find a comparison of the crime rate of people with ccw permits and police officers.

Do you know of any such?

A comparison of unjustified homicides would be a pretty good measure.

9/16/2013 1:47 PM  
Blogger John Lott said...

Was there some problem with my discussion on this?

http://johnrlott.blogspot.com/2012/06/study-on-crime-by-police.html

I don't know really where else to tell you to look.

9/16/2013 4:31 PM  

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