Posted June 16, 2022 1:02 pm by Comments

By Lee Williams

by Lee WilliamsThe Miami Police Department currently has no export licenses or permits to ship firearms to the Ukraine, but they’re working on getting some, or at least they claim they are.In a story published Wednesday, we revealed how the department has a gun buyback scheduled for Saturday, which they’re calling “GUNS 4 UKRAINE.” Miami Police spokeswoman Officer Kenia Fallat said that the weapons collected at the buyback will be shipped to the Ukraine for use in their ongoing war against the Russian military.Their plan was fraught with legal entanglements, since shipping firearms to a foreign country without the proper paperwork violates federal law, specifically the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, known as ITAR. The plan also violates state law, specifically, Florida Statute 790.08, which regulates what police can do with firearms or other weapons that come under their control. Shipping guns to a foreign military is not one of the options allowed by the statute.During her interview, Officer Fallat asked for written questions, which were provided to her. She provided the following written responses today:   Does Miami PD have a firearm export license?“NO. However, at the June 9, 2021 Commission Meeting, the City of Miami adopted Resolution R-22-0219 directing

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