Data from Minnesota’s Bureau of Criminal Apprehension shows the state issued a record number of firearm carry permits in 2021. Over 106-thousand permits were issued last year. This beat out 2020’s record number of over 96-thousand permits. Hennepin County issued twice as many permits as any other county, with more than 16-thousand. Over 387-thousand valid firearms permits are active in Minnesota.
MN BCA Data Shows Record Number Of Carry Permits Issued In 2021
By Ashley Hanley|2022-03-04T04:59:18-06:00March 4th, 2022|
About the Author: Ashley Hanley
Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!