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NORTH MIAMI, Fla. --
It's official. According to state law, anyone can take a firearm to work as long as it's kept inside of a vehicle.
Some people, like Kamuel Chance, are thrilled. He began carrying a firearm after he was mugged on his way home from work.
"The moment you leave your firearm behind, is always the moment something happens," Chance told Local 10's Sasha Andrade.
But officers from the North Miami Police Department worry the new law will only trigger more problems.
Tom Carney, the director of police services, is afraid workplace violence may turn deadly.
"It's very easy for someone to go out if they had an argument at work and go to the parking lot, get their gun and carry it into the building and disaster happens," Carney said.
He's also worried car break-ins will give criminals more ammunition.
"If you're going to carry a gun in the car -- we suggest you don't -- you need to secure it," he said.
He said anyone who leaves a gun in a car should lock it into place with some sort of chain, or have a locksmith install a lock box in the trunk.
It's also very important for employers to increase security in parking lots. Officers urge employers to install more lighting, install gates and consider hiring a security guard.

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Tom Carney, the director of police services, is afraid workplace violence may turn deadly.
"It's very easy for someone to go out if they had an argument at work and go to the parking lot, get their gun and carry it into the building and disaster happens," Carney said.
As opposed to going to their car and driving it through a building? Or going out to your car, getting the can of gasoline in the trunk and burning the building down? How about getting the machete or baseball bat out of your car? None of these things require a license like a firearm.

I'll tell you what, Tom, you've convinced me. People should have to walk to work in robes, so they can't have access to anything that could possibly hurt anyone.
 
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