The Daily Caller | 6/1/2019 | Staff
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Some people conceal and carry on a daily basis that work in the retail sector or something like that. Their place of employment is a gas station or other convenience store, phone store, even a bank, and these are all some of the more frequently robbed types of businesses.

Gas stations/convenience stores and liquor stores more than others, of course; bank robberies have actually become less common with modern security measures and surveillance equipment. Bonnie and Clyde wouldn’t have gotten very far in today’s world.

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Working at such locations increases the risk that employees will be threatened with armed robbery. Store policy is usually to rely on video and audio surveillance to nab the crook and tell employees to give up the cash and get them out of there.

After all, you’ll survive if you just hand over the money, right?

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Try telling that to Kayla Chapman of Kelso, Wash., Gurpeet Singh of Downey, Calif., or Helena Stiglets of Norfolk, Va. All three were murdered this year by armed robbers at the convenience stores they worked at. Singh, according to NBC Los Angeles, and Stiglets, according to WAVY, were killed within the past three weeks of this writing. The murder of Chapman, according to The Columbian, occurred in January.

These were three recent instances I found searching Google for less than three minutes.

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This is why some people who work in such places choose to legally arm themselves. After all, you can’t count on a robber not having murderous intentions regardless of whether he or she gets a payday out of it.

But saving your life might just put you out of a job.

Weeks - Footage - Store - Clerk - Portland

In recent weeks, some footage went viral of a store clerk in Portland, Ore., pulling out his pistol when a robber presented a hatchet and demanded the cash in the register. The robber apologized,...
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