IEPolitics.com-San Bernardino County: Last week San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon issued a statement detailing his philosophy in regards to issuing concealed weapons permits. In the first full calendar year since he took office, the department issued permits to 720 applicants, an increase of 360 percent.
“I have worked hard to expedite the application process with most applicants completing the process in approximately 90 days,” says McMahon. “Prior to my becoming sheriff it was not unusual for the process to take over a year.”
McMahon says that as sheriff his priority is to uphold the United States Constitution and the laws of the State of California. As such, there are four criteria to qualify for a concealed weapons permit.
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