CCW Badges

Discussion in 'The Club House' started by Tony Soprano, Dec 30, 2007.

  1. Tony Soprano

    Tony Soprano New Member

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    What is your opinion of a CCW Badge? I already know most police officers don't like them,but with that being said I saw one recently, a guy I know had a badge custom made with his name,state seal,and CCW permit number that looked real good .I myself have a few mixed feelings about it at first,just would love to hear others' opinions :eek:

    http://www.popguns.com/badge/custombadges.htm
     
  2. Ed21

    Ed21 New Member

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    Bad idea!!! Badges are associated with Law enforcement and CCW is not law enforcement period. Badges are for "want-a-be's."
     

  3. hillbilly68

    hillbilly68 New Member

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    Probably a bad idea. Sounds like a "wannabe" endeavor. I can just see some jacka$$ pulling his badge in true Farva style and declaring himself an official. I don't know what purpose it would serve, I know I don't want anyone knowing I carry legally. And it would be additional leverage for any of the anti-gun law enforcement ("well here we go, these gun crazy individuals now think they are police officers" etc etc).
    Good topic Tony, I will be interested to see what everyone else has to say.
     
  4. NGIB

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    Not a good idea IMO. I prefer to remain quiet and concealed and not advertise. I agree it could turn into fodder for the anti's...
     
  5. anon

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    Since no officer would accept it as "official", and you'd have no reason to show your permit to anyone but an officer...... I can't see where it would have any value.
     
  6. Righteous

    Righteous New Member

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  7. notdku

    notdku Administrator Staff Member

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    I had some crazy lady show me hers and said she got it so when she had to pull out her gun she could flash it to the cops so they knew she was had a CHL. Sounded pretty flaky to me.
     
  8. elrod

    elrod New Member

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    Most of the badges are the proud property of Mall Ninjas!

    Pretty dumb, IMHO. Why advertise with a badge when the whole idea is to carry concealed? :confused:
     
  9. Etho

    Etho New Member

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    Stupid poser crap.

    I mean seriously what is the point? They are lame as all hell.
     
  10. billdeserthills

    billdeserthills New Member

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    Don't Need No Stinking...

    I have a friend, he has an EMT Badge (well, he's an EMT) he says he has no problems carrying openly in any store that has the "No Weapons" sign, as he just flashes the badge quickly and the employees always think he's a cop. I have received several badge catalogs, but I don't need it, I'd rather not shop anywhere I'm not welcome with my weapon!
     
  11. MarkoPo

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    It up there with putting a bumper sticker on your vehicle saying "I carry a concealed weapon". It is just inviting trouble, it has no practical use and if you need to prove you have a concealed weapon, just show the permit. A badge could too easily be used as a deception.
     
  12. matt g

    matt g New Member Supporter

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    So you're saying that I should get rid of my bumper sticker and t-shirt?
     
  13. MarkoPo

    MarkoPo New Member

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    Nah, just cross it out with a sharpie and draw a big target on top of it :)
     
  14. GrumpyDad

    GrumpyDad New Member

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    Its just my opinion but if you wore a badge announcing your carring; What would be the point of concealment. I thought that was the purpose of concealment was to be descreit. I agree with the other posters sounds like anyone who wears this is just a wannabe, furthermore I think it would be an invitation for trouble.
     
  15. SimonTuffGuy

    SimonTuffGuy New Member

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    I have my permit, that's enough.