Sheriff Scott Jones is a staunch believer of one’s right to bear arms.
“The recent budget cuts, a lot of officers are getting laid off,” said gun owner John Montgomery, about his reason for wanting a concealed weapon license. “Personal protection for my family.”
*”People want to protect themselves and protect their families. And we recognize that,” Sacramento Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Ramos said.
Since January, the Sheriff has given a thousand Sacramento County citizens permission to carry a concealed weapon.
“We’re approving them at about a 95 percent rate,” he said.
And they’re receiving an average of 160 applications each month.
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