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Territory carry

Discussion in 'Cop Talk' started by banger, Aug 2, 2011.


  1. banger

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    Does anyone know if Police/Retired Police are allowed to carry in U.S. territories?

    IE: Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam etc..

    Asked more from curiosity than anything else.
     
  2. txleapd

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    Hook 'Em Up

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    From my understanding, LEOSA applies to all U.S. States, territories, and district (DC).

    So the answer should be, yes.
     

  3. collim1

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    Should be yes, but I do not feel like being a guinea pig for the relatively new law.

    Whenever something has gone wrong, LEOSA seems to be more of a defense in court than keeping you out of handcuffs on the roadside.
     
  4. ChiefWPD

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    Some years ago I wrote to the police commissioner of the US Virgin Islands. Told him I intended to visit armed. No problem on his end. He did suggest I carry his letter with me when on the island, as it would avoid confusion should I run into one of his officers who was not familiar with the LEOSA.
     
  5. DaBigBR

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    Yep. Covered.

    I don't think it's fair to say "whenever something has gone wrong, LEOSA seems to be more of a defense in court than keeping you out of handcuffs on the roadside." We KNOW (within reason) the number of times that LEOSA has been used as a defense in court, but we have absolutely no idea how many times it has been recognized on the street and under what situations.