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if you were working at a business that had its own building and security officers would you go up and tell the officers that you had your license and that you carry while at work?
 

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Of course, check state laws. (Btw, I'm not a lawyer.) I would say "no" since even in "Must tell" states, you don't have to tell every police officer that you're carrying. Some say only if they ask for your ID, and others say only if it's "official business."

Now if they're just hired security guards, no way!

That's just my understanding of the law side. Now, your employee code of conduct is a whole other story.

Edit: Just noticed you're in Dallas, and Texas is a Must-Tell state... (even though there's no real penalty for not telling)
 

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No.
 

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if you were working at a business that had its own building and security officers would you go up and tell the officers that you had your license and that you carry while at work?
Why would it be any of their business? This is a great opportunity to keep one's mouth shut, especially if you are carrying against company policy. Even if carrying isn't against your company's policy, it's still a dumb move.

The only exception I could see would be if you had permission to carry and the company required that Security be notified of the fact.
 

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I don't believe a security guard counts as a "sworn peace officer" and besides, why would you want to give them something to do?
 

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In Texas you only have to tell a magistrate or a LEO and only if they ask you for ID and you are carrying at the time.
 

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No, why would I, or anyone want to give away our secret. It makes no sense to show your hand before being called.:hand5:
 

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keep yo mouth shut, especially if you are carrying against company policy
 

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NO! If there is not already a rule against carrying at your jobsite, this is a quick way to get such a rule imposed.
 

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No, I definitely would not tell them.

However, I may get to know them so that if the poo ever hits the fan, they know you're a GG.
 

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Have you never heard of the "Grey Man"?

You want to be as anonymous and faceless as possible to the security guards and everybody else you pass in the course of the day. Why tell anyone you are not required to by law?

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if you were working at a business that had its own building and security officers would you go up and tell the officers that you had your license and that you carry while at work?
I spent quite a few years working as a security guard. Based on my personal experience with the dozens (maybe even hundreds) of other guards I worked with, I would say NO.
 

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if you were working at a business that had its own building and security officers would you go up and tell the officers that you had your license and that you carry while at work?
NEVER invite "The Man" into your life. Be gray, anonymous, and armed when YOU need to be. Don't invite scrutiny, OR trouble.

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