slidelock wrote:I will advise him of that option. I believe Sheriff Lavender should be held to the letter of the law. Could someone share the names and phone numbers of our attorneys?
slidelock wrote:Update: Another coworker heard this discussion and related that he had been denied a ccw even tho he had a law enforcement certificate and a DD214. Is that legal or does he have to take the class?
(d) A document that evidences both of the following:
(i) That the applicant is an active or reserve member of the armed forces of the United States, has retired from or was honorably discharged from military service in the active or reserve armed forces of the United States, is a retired trooper of the state highway patrol, or is a retired peace officer or federal law enforcement officer described in division (B)(1) of this section or a retired person described in division (B)(1)(b) of section 109.77 of the Revised Code and division (B)(1) of this section;
(ii) That, through participation in the military service or through the former employment described in division (B)(3)(d)(i) of this section, the applicant acquired experience with handling handguns or other firearms, and the experience so acquired was equivalent to training that the applicant could have acquired in a course, class, or program described in division (B)(3)(a), (b), or (c) of this section.
(b) An original or photocopy of a certificate of completion of a firearms safety, training, or requalification or firearms safety instructor course, class, or program that satisfies all of the following criteria:
(i) It was open to members of the general public.
(ii) It utilized qualified instructors who were certified by a national gun advocacy organization, the executive director of the Ohio peace officer training commission pursuant to section 109.75 or 109.78 of the Revised Code, or a governmental official or entity of another state.
(iii) It was offered by or under the auspices of a law enforcement agency of this or another state or the United States, a public or private college, university, or other similar postsecondary educational institution located in this or another state, a firearms training school located in this or another state, or another type of public or private entity or organization located in this or another state.
(iv) It complies with the requirements set forth in division (G) of this section.
slidelock wrote:A coworker of mine was denied a permit by Sheriff Lavender of Ross County even tho my buddy has no convictions that rate a denial. No felonies, drugs or domestic violence. We may need MWSY or one of our attornies for this.
slidelock wrote:No denial letter given. He was just told by the Sheriff, "I dont think you should have one.
docachna wrote:slidelock wrote:No denial letter given. He was just told by the Sheriff, "I dont think you should have one.
In case your friend hasn't already been so advised elsewhere, he should push the Sheriff to give him the required written cause for denial (I don't have the code section at hand requiring a written denial, but I'm sure someone can chime in).
(b) If a sheriff denies an application under this section because the applicant does not satisfy the criteria described in division (D)(1) of this section, the sheriff shall specify the grounds for the denial in a written notice to the applicant...
s2h_euclid wrote:I was denied in writing by Mahoning County for "multiple drug convictions"
Every charge I had in the past has been expunged
My expungement attorney explained to me and to the Sherriff's dept that my expunged convictions are not disqualifying.
Bottom line, they quit talking to me..
They just didn't want to issue one to me.
I think this is more common than people realize.
I have an appointment with another county now.
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