Maryland sees spike in requests for concealed carry permits

Maryland State Police said they’re seeing a surge in applications for concealed carry permits, after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down New York state’s law restricting concealed carry.

Concealed carry data from Maryland State Police 6/123/21 to 7/11/21 6/23/22 to 7/11/2022
Application type: Modification 11 1,177
Application type: Renewal 372 622
Application type: Replacement 10 24
Application type: Original 609 5,314
Application type: Subsequent 12 28
Total concealed carry applications 1014 7,165


WTOP’s news partner, NBC Washington, takes a closer look at the numbers.

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