21 MA police officers on leave after letting their gun permits expire

Image: cseeman/flickr Twenty-one Quincy police officers have been placed on…

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Twenty-one Quincy police officers have been placed on paid administrative leave after letting their gun permits expire, according to an official in the Police Department.

The official, who would only speak on the condition of anonymity, said a random search found that the Quincy officers had not renewed their permits.

A Quincy Police Department spokesman confirmed that officers had been placed on leave, but would not elaborate on what type of license had ­expired.

“It was an administrative ­issue that we are currently dealing with,” said Captain John Dougan. “. . . They have been placed on paid administrative leave pending clearing of an administrative issue.”

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  • concerned citizen

    In a perfect world, these idiots would be deducted one days paid for everyday they can’t perform their duties. to be paid to sit home while they await new permits is negligence by the towns officals, they know these idiots should be punish for their stupidity. but one has to think that the town officals are just as stupid as the cops are.

  • Matt in Oklahoma

    I think it’s funny because the liberaltards are allowed to do this with the LEOs help and then the tables turned on the LEOs

  • Freddie Mac

    WTF? When in the hell did full time LEO’s start having to have gun permits. Reserves typically have to have a permit to carry off duty, but the article made it sound like they were talking about full timers.

  • Matt in Oklahoma

    LOL a gun permit
    Whats a gun permit? Oh yeah it’s the 2nd Amendment thats what a gun permit is!

  • steve in okalhoma

    i have decided, in my own little brain, that everyone from our precious NE corridor is either brain-dead or eating too much tofu and bean curd…idiots.