Open Carry Information

On Jan. 1, 2016 House Bill 910 will take effect, allowing members of our community that posses a handgun license to carry a handgun, exposed on their person. 

The Longview Police Department encourages all citizens to educate themselves on Texas’ new Open Carry Law.  We have provided some information below that pertains to the Longview citizens and City of Longview property.  For a closer look at the law and a list of frequently asked questions please check the links below for current information. 

The data on this page is for informational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice.  For legal advice, please consult your attorney. 
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