Editors Note: this episode was film prior to the 2017 NRA Annual Meeting.
USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Welcome back to The Legal Brief, the show where we CRUSH the various legal myths and misinformation surrounding various areas of the gun world.
I’m your host Adam Kraut and today we are talking about a much asked about topic the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act or LEOSA which is the way cops can carry in different states.
Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act, LEOSA
LEOSA was signed into law in 2004 and amended in both 2010 and 2013. The law has two separate sections, one applying to current law enforcement officers and one applying to retired law enforcement officers. As such, we’ll review it in two different parts.
The section pertaining to current law enforcement officers states that an individual who is a qualified law enforcement officer and who is carrying the required identification may carry a concealed firearm that has been shipped or transported in interstate or foreign commerce, subject to certain restrictions. Seems simple enough right? First, we need to establish what a qualified law enforcement officer is.
The statute defines the term qualified law enforcement …Read the Rest