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If the Pulaski County coroner’s recent request is approved, then uniformed law enforcement won’t be the only ones openly carrying guns at some death scenes.

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Arkansas, Pages 7 on 08/20/2012

Print Headline: Coroner seeks to carry gun openly on job


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    August 20, 2012 at 7:44 a.m.

    NO, no, no. They have concealed, they are fine. If they encounter a bad situation, back off and call for assistance. "Being approached at an intersection", welcome to the world. Could happen to any citizen. If it is so bad that a coroner "really" needs to carry a gun, then our law boys need to escort them. Again, call for assistance if guns needed to pick up a body. It isn't going anywhere.

  • MenLR2
    August 20, 2012 at 7:58 a.m.

    Carrying a gun will be step they will get arrest powers and we will have them tokin' shot guns and creating more issues for the taxpayers to cover.

  • Jfish
    August 20, 2012 at 8:17 a.m.

    I don't see a problem provided they have the required training. These people go into alot of dangerous places at all hours of the day and you never know who you are going to encounter that might or might not have been involved with a death.

  • GoBigRed
    August 20, 2012 at 8:34 a.m.

    Of course they need open carry. Don't you watch C.S.I.?

  • MenLR2
    August 20, 2012 at 8:48 a.m.

    @JFish... so that would also apply to Taxi Cab Drivers and Firemen?

    August 20, 2012 at 9:16 a.m.

    1soni, good one!!! To funny!!!