This is a discussion on Dickson, tn within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; I had the misfortune to be involved in an accident on I 40 east at Dickson, Tn yesterday. Wife taken to hospital, car totaled. I ...
August 9th, 2010 12:38 PM
I had the misfortune to be involved in an accident on I 40 east at Dickson, Tn yesterday. Wife taken to hospital, car totaled. I had two handguns with me. I gave the Trooper both my dl and ccl at the same time. He asked where the wepons were, assured be that that was not a problem and treated me with respect and kindness. We read many posts where the reaction from some officer's is not like mine. The TN. Hwy Patrol is a first rate group of professionals. Now on to the Smoky's!
What you think you know.... Can kill you!
August 9th, 2010 02:19 PM
I had a friend with a similar situation... THP "seized" his firearms because both him and his wife had to be EVAC'd out to Vanderbilt, and he had a family representative go and pick them up from the local THP precinct.
I hate that THP has such a bad rep... sure there are bad apples in THP, just like every group out there... but they do their jobs, and 90% of them do their jobs very well.
Daily carry: Government 1911
TN Permit holder, NRA Certified RSO
"When seconds matter, the police are only minutes away. Don't be reactive, be proactive" - Kevin Miracle
August 9th, 2010 02:23 PM
Good report on Tn. LEOs hope and pray wife and you are OK!!!!
NOT LIVING IN FEAR, JUST READY!!!
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nor the arrow for its swiftness,
nor the warrior for his glory.
I love only that which they defend.
August 9th, 2010 04:19 PM
Sorry about the car and hospital visit, I hope all goes very well.
It's nice to hear about 'rational' cop encounters.
Proverbs 27:12 says: “The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and suffer for it.”
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August 9th, 2010 04:33 PM
Now if they all were like that, It would be a better world ; )
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August 9th, 2010 04:56 PM
Sorry to hear about the accident! Also wish I had known sooner..I'm pretty darn close to that exit, at least till I head out to MD on Wednesday.
August 9th, 2010 04:57 PM
PM inbound to see if i can offer any assistance, in case you haven't continued on yet..
August 10th, 2010 12:08 AM
I'm very pleased to hear you are alright, the wife is alright as well I take it?
Also, it sounds like the THP really has their act together!
"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf." - George Orwell
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