Law Enforcement Safety Act of 2014
|Short Title||Law Enforcement Safety Act|
|Long Title||San Andreas Law Enforcement Safety Act of 2014|
|Enacted By||San Andreas Congress|
|Introduced||November 1st, 2014|
|Passed||November 11th, 2014|
Chapter I - Foreword
§ 101 - Definitions.
(a) For the purpose of the law and all references to this law, a qualified law enforcement officer shall mean an employee within the state of San Andreas who is authorized by law to engage in or supervise the prevention, detection, investigation or position of any violation of law and who also has statutory powers of arrest. This employee must be authorized by the recognized law enforcement agency to carry a firearm and not subject to any disciplinary action by the agency in which he/she belongs to which could result in suspension or loss of police powers.
(b) For the purpose of this law and all references to this law, a qualified retired law enforcement officer shall mean a law enforcement officer that has retired or resigned in an honorable fashion and was not discharged or otherwise removed for misconduct.
Chapter II - General Provisions
§ 201. Off Duty Concealed or Open Carry
(a) An individual who is a qualified law enforcement officer and employed by a recognized law enforcement agency in the state may carry a firearm, including their duty firearm, concealed or openly within the state of San Andreas when off-duty regardless of local laws or the internal policies of the recognized law enforcement agency he/she belongs to.
(b) A qualified law enforcement officer carrying a firearm off-duty under the Law Enforcement Safety Act must be in possession of their badge or officially recognized law enforcement agency identification.
(c) No law enforcement agency within the state of San Andreas shall make any policy, rule, or regulation which prohibits the powers granted in this act under Sec. 201, Sub Sec. (a) and (b).
§ 202. Retired Law Enforcement
(a) An individual who is a qualified retired law enforcement officer who was formerly employed by a recognized law enforcement agency in the state may carry a firearm concealed or openly within the state of San Andreas at all times regardless of local laws when in possession of a Tier 1 weapon permit.
(b) Qualified retired law enforcement officers shall be issued a Tier 1 weapon permit upon request after retiring or resigning from his/her respective recognized law enforcement agency.
(c) A qualified retired law enforcement officer shall not be required to pass a written or verbal test when making the request noted in Sec. 202, Sub Sec (b).
(d) The powers and abilities granted in this law shall not apply to;
- (1) persons under indictment for, or convicted of, any felony crime.
- (2) persons under indictment for, or convicted of, any misdemeanor crime of domestic violence.
- (2) persons who are unlawful users of, or addicted to, any controlled substance.
- (3) persons who have been declared by a court as mental defectives or have been committed to a mental institution.
- (4) persons who are not naturalized citizens of the United States.
- (5) fugitives from justice.