Ex-Ill. officers can avoid concealed gun ban
By Philip Ewing POST-DISPATCH SPRINGFIELD BUREAU
Copyright 2006 St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Inc.
Unlike Missouri and 46 other states, Illinois has a blanket prohibition against concealed weapons. But under little-known federal and state laws, ex-police officers can avoid that ban and dozens of local ordinances on how, when and where someone may carry a handgun.
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