One of the more commonly asked questions about carrying a concealed weapon in the state of Utah is whether or not you are required by law to announce to a police officer you are in possession of a loaded firearm. According to the Utah Department of Public Safety, there is no law that says you […]
Salt Lake City, Utah – One man is in jail after robbing a father and his daughter during a cell phone purchase ambush. According to Unified Police Sergeant Melody Gray, the daughter had found a posting online offering to sell an iPhone. After messaging the seller who identified himself as “Lil,” she arranged to meet […]
According to Logan Police Department (LPD) Captain Tyson Budge, 23-year-old Jordan Oakden was staying at the home of her boyfriend and his mother, when her ex-boyfriend showed up at the house uninvited early Friday morning. Captain Budge says 23-year-old Dylan Milian arrived at the home on Riverbend Road at around 6:30 a.m. after texting back […]
The first of the year saw an increase in the application fees for Concealed Carriers in Utah. According to the Utah.gov site, the finger print-based background check processing fee that the FBI charges has increased the overall cost of the CFP (Concealed Firearms Permit) from its original cost of $46.00 for residents and $51.00 for […]
There has been an influx of companies that have appeared on the internet offering online video only concealed carry classes. In addition to our own in-person training network and online store, we also offer an online concealed carry course. If you have been researching trying to understand the implications for Utah and online concealed […]
Utah State Representative Lee Perry has announced that he is drafting legislation that would hopefully bring constitutional carry to the state of Utah. Meaning that it would make anyone legally able to possess a gun, able to carry one without a license.
This article is meant to take a look at Utah’s open and concealed carry laws so that you folks can get a better idea what is and is not legal in the state.
There is some conflicting research of course, but the truth is that very few of what the media has labeled as “Mass Shootings” happened in a place where average citizens are allowed to carry weapons and defend themselves.
Of course Utah’s policy is that non-residents who live in a state that has reciprocity with Utah must first obtain a permit from their home state before applying for the Utah permit. Either way you want to look at it the state of Pennsylvania no longer honors the Utah permit.
I know it seems a little like a 5th grade review but on occasion I do get questions about the process in getting new bills into law. The process is the same for most states like Utah as it is at the federal level since our state constitution is so similar to the national one. […]