Or just get rid of it entirely.
I'm pretty okay with letting reserve officers that don't do a lot of duty fall through the cracks, that's a better tradeoff than selling Stephen Seagull a badge.
I don't think you should be able to simply purchase badges. I think reserve officers should go through the same hiring process as full time officers and attend a police academy.
Seems like it might be a long wait.
Seagal actually went on patrol didn’t he? There was a TV show about it.
If you're rich enough to travel with people with hidden guns, you can get them licensed in the states you plan to visit.
You should reread the OP, many states do not allow non-residents to get permits. So someone who needed body guards would need a different set of body guards for every state they visit that doesn't honor their permit.
I don't think open vs. concealed matters in this context. It's probably even easier to "play a cop" with open carry.
There is no constitutional right for the concealed carry of a gun, based on your view of what the second amendment means.
I can’t think of another where the stakes are so high for even relatively minor unintentional violations.
I'm a lot more worried about them than people who want to carry guns hidden somewhere in their clothes.
Same here, those people tend to be peaceful, law abiding citizens compared to ex-convicts.
The people who want to carry guns are doing fine, it's the ones whose voting rights have been stripped of them that have been shut out of civic life, and that's definitely more cause for concern than the babies who whine about not having enough guns hidden among their clothes.
No one ever screams that driver's licenses infringe on our freedom of assembly...
Insurance is not required in many states. In Virginia, for instance, one may put up a bond in lieu of maintaining insurance. There are no states to my knowledge where insurance is required to merely own a car.
Oh, and the penalty for failing to do any of the above is like $35.
I just want people who love their guns to start paying back the rest of us for the externalities of living in a society drowning in those guns.
As for insurance - most people who carry firearms regularly actually do have insurance to cover potential legal defense costs. Liability insurance doesn’t make much sense because the potential issues there are criminal, not civil.
What does this even mean?