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The Duty To Inform Explained

One of the laws that concealed carriers need to be aware of is the duty to inform, which is one of those regulations that exists in some states but not in others. The gist of it is that you have a legal duty to inform a police officer that you are armed upon making contact.

However, this is only a legal requirement in the duty to inform states.

We'll go over how duty to inform laws work, as well as which states have a duty to inform law. We'll also go over what you may be required to do outside of the duty to inform states, as there are some close variations on the theme, so to speak, in other states as well. This is vital information to have in case you ever interact with police while carrying concealed so it behooves you to have a grasp on it. Bear in mind that this isn't legal advice, but a discussion of publicly available information.

Continue reading at: Duty To Inform States: What You Need To Know - Alien Gear Holsters Blog
 

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If you are in Michigan, and you make a traffic stop, your name will come up as the owner of the vehicle and that you are a CCP holder. They may ask if you are armed, before you ever get the chance to tell them, but yes, it is "Duty to Inform State"
 

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Texas, if stopped and ask for DL, you are required to present DL and LTC. The next question will be, “are you carrying...”. Comply from there. I have been stopped twice, no issues, no ticket...but us old retired military folks know how to be nice.
 
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