New law allows prosecutors to carry guns
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota prosecutors have new authority to arm themselves on duty.
Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday signed a bill allowing county attorneys and assistant county attorneys to carry firearms on duty as long as they have a valid permit. County attorneys can impose restrictions in their respective offices.
The bill cleared the Legislature on overwhelming votes.
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