NY sheriff wants licensed citizens to carry guns

KINGSTON, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The Ulster County Sheriff is calling for those who have a license to carry guns to do so.

In a Facebook post, Sheriff Paul Van Blarcum said “in light of recent events that have occurred in the United States and around the world I want to encourage citizens of Ulster County who are licensed to carry a firearm to PLEASE DO SO.”

Van Blarcum also asked all active duty and retired police officers to carry a weapon whenever they leave the house and to be prepared to act at any given moment.

The full post can be seen below:

12-3-15 Ulster Co. Sheriff Letter

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