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Maryland State Police Doubles Staff To Process New Gun Applications

September 9th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

Maryland State Police have doubled their staff to process new gun applications, but, they're still being buried under an avalanche of background checks as stiffer requirements loom on the horizon. Those buying a gun today–legally–in Maryland face the prospect of at least a four month wait.  And likely, with the new, stiffer regulations about to be enacted on Oct. 1, it's probably going to take much longer.  The State Police licensing bureau is processing applications this week that were filed for purchases made originally on May 12.  Sgt. Marc Black of the State Police said they're getting 2,400 new applications a week…


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