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Old 02-05-2011, 12:21 PM
 
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Are they strict like NYC's? or are they very lenient?
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Old 02-06-2011, 05:32 AM
 
Location: Country of BIGOTS and HATERS
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REsidents know it as The Wild Wild West...I belive most folks follow the Don't Ask Don't Tell doctrine of firearms in the city. Going throught the channels, it may not be strict, but it is lenghty..
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Old 02-06-2011, 08:46 AM
 
Location: north of Windsor, ON
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Occasionally (but very seldom) you will see someone with an exposed pistol holstered on his hip like a policeman. Open carry must be legal in some circumstances. I've seen two of them in the last six months, one of them playing in the front yard of his house with his children.
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Old 02-06-2011, 09:14 AM
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Location: Phoenix,AZ
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Open carry is legal in MI, as long as the firearm is registered.

Need a permit to carry concealed.

To purchase a pistol:

1. go to gun shop, pick fungun, complete background check.

2. Wait three days, buy fungun.

3. Go to copshop, register fungun.

Need to complete a safety course to carry concealed. CCW permit is good for 5 years.
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Old 02-06-2011, 06:26 PM
 
Location: north of Windsor, ON
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I've heard some counties are easier than others to get a CCW permit. Macomb County is supposedly pretty easy.
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Old 02-06-2011, 06:51 PM
 
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Aren't CCW issue upon request after completing a recognized CCW course?
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Old 02-06-2011, 07:07 PM
 
Location: Detroit's eastside, downtown Detroit in near future!
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Aren't CCW issue upon request after completing a recognized CCW course?
yep, my bro has a CCW and yes with one you can openly carry a gun, so I would say its lenient
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Old 02-06-2011, 07:13 PM
 
Location: West Michigan
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yep, my bro has a CCW and yes with one you can openly carry a gun, so I would say its lenient
You can openly carry one as long as it is registered to you without a CCW. To carry it concealed you need a CCW. To carry a pistol open in a vehicle you need a CCW as well, otherwise it needs to be in a case.
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Old 02-17-2013, 04:32 PM
 
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i live in florida my carry piece is not registered can i carry unregistered to detroit using my florida ccwp? i know michigan reciprocates florida permit, but would that registered bit get me in trouble none of my guns are registered as florida doesn't require it
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Old 02-17-2013, 04:47 PM
 
Location: West Michigan
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Eagleeyes, your best bet is to call the State Police in Lansing and see their take. I wouldn't think it would be a problem because your home States doesn't require it.
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