Question: I have a question regarding police academy cadet/recruits purchasing firearms for official duty on Police Department Letterhead and not completing a 4473. The cadets/recruits are going through the “police academy” but do not have the power to arrest until they complete their training and have started field training. I do not feel this meets the qualifications of a sworn police officer and they would need a permit to carry or permit to purchase under Minnesota law to purchase a firearm for official duty. I can supply the letter that was presented to us for review by a local police department.
Solution: Pursuant to 27 CFR § 478.134(a), “[l]aw enforcement officers purchasing firearms…
Do you have a question for the HelpDesk? Simply log on to the Clients Only Website and click the blue “HelpDesk” button at the top of any page, or send an email to email@example.com!
Not yet a client? Just go to fflguard.com/meeting and schedule a time to chat with us today!