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Sweeping change: New state gun law begins

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Law enforcement is about to get more complicated.

Take this scenario: It's after midnight at a local convenience store. A clerk at the counter spots someone browsing by the magazines. A handgun appears to protrude from the person's jacket pocket.

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Fearful of robbery, the clerk dials 911.

With that information, River Falls Police Chief Roger Leque says his officers would respond quickly to check out the armed suspect.

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Phil Pfuehler
Phil Pfuehler has been editor of the River Falls Journal since 1991.
(715) 426-1050
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