CONCERNS ABOUT TERRORIST ATTACKS HERE IN THE U.
HAS SPOKANE SHERIFF OZZIE KNEZOVICH ASKING HIS DEPUTIES TO CARRY THEIR GUNS EVEN WHEN THEY'RE OFF DUTY.
CRIME AND SAFETY REPORTER JEFF HUMPHREY SAT DOWN WITH THE SHERIFF.
FOR A LOOK AT THE SAD LESSONS LEARNED FROM PARIS.
THE SHERIFF IS PRIVY TO THE CLASSIFIED TERRORISM BRIEFINGS MOST OF US NEVER SEE.
KNEZOVICH HAS TASKED HIS DEPUTIES WITH CARRYING GUNS AT FOOTBALL GAMES, INSIDE MOVIE THEATRES.
ANY PLACE YOU MIGHT FIND LARGE GATHERINGS OF UNARMED PEOPLE.
IF TERRORIST HAD HUNTING LICENSES, THEY'D GET A TAG FOR SITTING DUCKS.
THE 89 PEOPLE GUNNED DOWN INSIDE PARIS' BATACLAN CONCERT HALL WERE METHODICALLY EXECUTED.
OZZIE KNEZOVICH/SPOKANE SHERIFF 28;28 if you take a look at the venue in paris, where they one by one shot those individuals in the theater, that was chilling to listen to 28;39 and if you listen to those news reports,those individuals were begging for law enforcement to come in 28;44 SHERIFF OZZIE KNEZOVICH THINKS HE MIGHT BE ABLE TO BEAT ACTIVE SHOOTERS TO THE PUNCH IF HIS DEPUTIES CARRIED GUNS,EVEN WHEN THEY'RE OFF DUTY.
SHERIFF OZZIE 26;18 it's because of the world that we life in right now and the threat levels that we're facing.
paris is just an example of that so the recommendation was for off duty law enforcement to carry 26;31 PACKING AROUND A PISTOL AND EXTRA MAGAZINES ISN'T EASY.
BUT SOME DEPUTIES LIKE SERGEANT JACK ROSENTHAL ARE ALREADY DOING IT.
JACK ROSENTHAL/ SPOKANE SHERIFF'S OFFICE 33;59 and we should.
as law enforcement we should be carrying our weapons when we're off duty.
we should be carrying extra magazines.
you never know when that incident is going to take place and it will take place 34;09 SPOKANE RESIDENTS ARE ALSO CONCERNED ABOUT THEIR SAFETY.
KHEA SHERMAN IS ONE OF FORTY PEOPLE WHO APPLIED FOR A CONEALED WEAPONS PERMIT FIRST THING THIS MORNING.
KHEA SHERMAN/CONCEALED/CARRY APPLICANT 09;54 i want to be able to protect myself and my children so i picked up a concealed weapons permit.
09;59 NATS FILE PKG GUN RANGE 12/12/12 PREPARED FOR SHOOTING THE SHERIFF THINKS ARMED CITIZENS CAN ALSO HELP PREVENT CRIME, BUT THAT CARRYING AGUN IS AN AWESOME RESPONSIBILITY.
OZZIE 29;39 if you are thinking about carrying a concealed for these type of purposes,that you get trained in the proper use of the firearm and the legal use of that firearm.
29;48 because there are ramifications for pulling that weapon out 29;51 CONCEALED CARRY PERMITS ARE NOT SUPPOSED TO BE GIVEN TO PEOPLE WHO HAVE BEEN CONVICTED OF FELONIES, ACTS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OR WHO HAVE BEEN CRIMINAL HISTORIES INVOLVING MENTAL ILLNESS.
DOES THE SHERIFF REALLY THINK SOMEONE WITH A PISTOL CAN STOP MORE A HEAVILY ARMED TERRORIST? WELL IT'S REALLY EASY TO SHOOT AT A GROUP OF UNARMED PEOPLE.
IT'S A LOT DIFFERENT WHEN ONE OF THEM IS SUDDENLY SHOOTING BACK AT YOU.
REPORTING IN SPOKANE, JEFF HUMPHREY, KXLY FOUR.