Apple Head Of Security Charged With Attempted Bribery Over Concealed Carry Gun Licenses

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Apple Head Of Security Charged With Attempted Bribery Over Concealed Carry Gun Licenses

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One of the huge problems with "May-issue" states... issuing licenses is on a political whim.

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I'm honestly most surprised that Santa Clara county would issue so many CCWs for that small of a bribe. As I've said before, political bribery for a CCW in that county has been an open secret since at least the mid-2000s.
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Grand Jury testimony from a police Sgt describes how CCW applications were handled:
On July 20—the first day of criminal grand jury proceedings to hear evidence in
what Santa Clara County DA Jeff Rosen believes was a bribery conspiracy —
Deputy District Attorney Matt Braker had just finished laying out the prosecution’s
theories when he called first witness to the stand: Sgt. Richard Glennon.

A lawyer-turned-lawman, Glennon handled CCW petitions from 2016 to 2019 as a member
of Sheriff Laurie Smith’s communications team. At Braker’s prompting, Glennon explained
how a applying for a CCW should work versus how it actually worked during his few-year
tenure in the unit that processed them.
Basically, the applications got filed away and no action was taken.

Public Information Officer Reginald Cooks testified that certain people got special treatment.
According to Cooks, applications from prosecutors, judges, elected officials, San Jose Sharks players
and other “VIPs” typically came through Capt. Jensen, who remained involved in CCW issuance even after
getting promoted out of the PIO unit. Jensen also reportedly took private meetings with VIP applicants
outside the Sheriff’s Office, sometimes at a nearby Starbucks or Jamba Juice on Coleman Avenue.
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All good information to show that Shall issue is better than May issue licensing.
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Paladin wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:28 pm All good information to show that Shall issue is better than May issue licensing.
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