SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

December 19, 2012

Gun permits on the North Shore

Tom Dalton
The Salem News

— FID Cards*  Class A Licenses**  Class B Licenses***

Beverly 99   1,361   —

Danvers 154   1,039   94

Hamilton 80   338   50

Ipswich 103   761   14

Marblehead 51   814   31

Middleton 101   486   52

Peabody 181   1,599   102

Salem 119   1,080   47

Swampscott 32   558   1

Topsfield 51   441   —

Wenham 35   210   —

* Firearms Identification Card permits non-large capacity rifles and shotguns only.

** Class A license allows all large-capacity handguns, rifles and shotguns, and carrying of concealed weapons.

*** Class B license allows all rifles and shotguns (large and non-large capacity), and non-large capacity handguns. Does not allow concealed weapons.

Sources: The Massachusetts Firearms Records Bureau and the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife.

Tom Dalton can be reached at tdalton@salemnews.com.