Ch. 26—Concealed Weapons, §§ 1-8, in, Revised Ordinances of the Village of Hinsdale, Illinois (1912).

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  • 1912

"Unlawful to Carry.] Sec. 1. It shall be unlawful for any person within the limits of the village of Hinsdale to carry or wear under his clothes or concealed about his person any pistol, colt or slung shot, cross knuckles, or knuckles of lead, brass or other metal, or bowie knife, dirk, dagger, or other dangerous or deadly weapon.

Confiscation of Weapons.] Sec. 2. Any such weapon or weapons duly adjudged by any police magistrate or justice of the peace to have been worn or carried by any person, in violation of the preceding section, shall be forfeited or confiscated to the village of Hinsdale, and shall be so adjudged, as a part of the judgment for each violation, by the magistrate before whom the trial of any person for a violation of this chapter shall be had.

Arrest for Carrying.] Sec. 3. Any policeman of the village of Hinsdale may, within the limits of said village, without a warrant, arrest any person or persons whom he may find in the act of carrying or wearing concealed about his or their persons any weapon specified in section one of this chapter, until a summons or warrant can be procured on complaint [sic] made, under oath or affirmation, for the trial of such person or persons.

Penalty.] Sec. 4. Any person or persons convicted of violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to a fine of not less than five dollars nor more than two hundred dollars.

To Whom Not Applicable.] Sec. 5. The prohibitions of this chapter shall not apply to the officers or members of the police force of said village when on duty, nor to any officer of any court whose duty it may be to serve warrants or to make arrests; nor to persons whose business or occupation may seem to require the carrying of weapons for their protection, and who shall have obtained from the president a license so to do, as hereinafter provided.

President to Grant License.] Sec. 6. The president may grant to so many and such persons as he may think proper licenses to carry concealed weapons, and may revoke any and all of such licenses at his pleasure.

Fee for License.] Sec. 7. Applications for such licenses shall be made to the village clerk, and when granted the applicant therefor shall pay to the village collector, for the use of the village, the sum of two dollars.

What License Shall State.] Sec. 8. Every such license shall state the name, age, occupation and residence of the person to whom it is granted."

1912, Hinsdale, IL, Ch. 26—Concealed Weapons, §§ 1-8

Lawrence P. Conover, ed., Revised Ordinances of the Village of Hinsdale, Illinois 1912: Printed and Published by Authority of the President and Board of Trustees of the Village of Hinsdale, Pursuant to Ordinance, Passed and Approved, February 5, 1912, Issued in Book Form, February 15, 1912 (Hinsdale, IL: Merrill Printing Company, 1912), 168-169. Chapter 26—Concealed Weapons, §§ 1-8. Undated.