When you act like the law doesn't apply to you, you give people reason not to trust you.
While there has always been an offline database that an officer could
query if he/she had reasonable suspicion of a crime relating to the
carrying of a firearm or the validity of a LTCF, there is no legal basis
for disclosure of confidential LTCF information relative to a driving
infraction or merely running one’s driver’s license. Furthermore, even
if there was, it is illegal to disclose this information to individuals
other than a law enforcement officer acting in the scope of his/her
duties. As I understand the new system, it is being relayed to emergency
responders, which may even include tow truck drivers that are part of
So according to the law, that's a felony of the third degree. But they're doing it anyway. Because "We're the State Police, and we can do what we want."
It's not just the EffingBI, it's state a local agencies that have rotted.
But if you have a problem with it, you're a cop-hating type who wants them dead.
Way to build that public trust, guys.