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Who Qualifies for the LEOSA Privilege?

June 9, 2016

Let me stress that this is not meant to be either legal advice or an end-all/be-all discussion, but it is my hope that it will assist many of you in answering this question: Who qualifies for the privilege LEOSA affords?

NRA Announces Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor of the Year for 2015

March 29, 2016
The National Rifle Association is honored to name Deputy Milton R. Williams of the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office in Oakland County, MI, the 2015 NRA Law Enforcement Firearm Instructor of the Year.

Judge Upholds Seattle's Gun and Ammunition Tax

December 23, 2015
Seattle's new tax on gun and ammunition sales can take effect on Jan. 1, a judge ruled Tuesday, siding with the city against the National Rifle Association.

Demonstrators Protest NRA Police Shooting Championship in Albuquerque

September 21, 2015
More than 50 people showed up. Many of the protestors dressed in black, representing local people killed by APD in recent years. More Here.

Video: Demonstrators Protest NRA Police Shooting Championship in Albuquerque

September 21, 2015
More than 50 people showed up. Many of the protestors dressed in black, representing local people killed by APD in recent years.

5.11 Tactical Debuts New Covert Handbags at NRA 2015 Annual Meetings & Exhibits

April 10, 2015
Today at the 144th NRA 2015 Annual Meetings and Exhibits, 5.11 Tactical unveiled two new covert handbags, the Lucy Tote and the Sarah Satchel. With a sleek design, the handbags are purpose-built to provide female operators with reliable covert solutions that offer built-in tactical features and are ideal for off-duty, concealed carry wear.

Oklahoma Reserve Deputy Named 2014 NRA Officer of the Year

March 10, 2015
While Vaughan was moving into action, Nolen allegedly targeted Traci Johnson and cut her across her throat and the left side of her face. Vaughan shot Nolen, ending the attack, authorities say. Nolen is charged with murder and is currently in the Cleveland County Jail.

New NRA Website Helps Law Enforcement

February 6, 2015
The National Rifle Association's Institute for Legislative Action has launched an updated website that includes a new section devoted entirely to helping active and retired members of law enforcement understand the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA).

NRA Increases LE Line of Duty Death Benefit

November 7, 2014
The National Rifle Association is increasing its Line of Duty Death benefit from $25,000 to $35,000. This benefit is automatically available to any current NRA Member, who is also a public law enforcement officer and is killed in the line of duty.

Detroit Chief Lauded, Slammed for Gun Stance

May 20, 2014
In another statement, which is featured on the magazine cover next to his photograph he stresses: “We’re not advocating violence. We’re advocates of not being victims.”

NRA Pushing for Standardized Gun Carry Laws

April 27, 2014
The NRA is focusing efforts on standardizing concealed carry laws in all 50 states.

10 Notable Guns from the 2014 NRA Convention’s Massive Showroom

April 27, 2014
Photo gallery of noteworthy guns from the 2014 NRA Convention in Indianapolis.

Georgia Proposes Sweeping 'Guns Everywhere' Law

March 25, 2014
Pro- and anti-gun forces do not agree on much, but they do agree on the breathtaking sweep of the Georgia legislation allowing guns in bars, schools, restaurants, churches and airports that is now awaiting the signature of Gov. Nathan Deal.

Calif. To Enforce Handgun Micro-Stamping

May 20, 2013
A hotly contested California gun-control law that was passed in 2007 is finally ready to be implemented, state Attorney General Kamala Harris said last week. The requirement that every new semiautomatic handgun contain "micro-stamping" technology would allow police to trace a weapon from cartridges found at a crime scene.

FNH Donates Limited Edition SCAR16S for NRA Auction

May 3, 2013
FNH USA has donated a limited edition SCAR 16S rifle—the commercial variant of the USSOCOM MK 16—to the National Rifle Association's Institute for Legislative Action dinner and silent auction.

Glock Donates Pistols To NRA's LE Division

May 2, 2013
Glock will donate 30 pistols to the National Rifle Association's Law Enforcement Division at the group's annual shooting competition in Albuquerque, N.M., the company announced.

The Hazards of Sleep

May 2, 2013
If he worked in one of those small towns that prohibits the exhibition of elephants in a city park on the Sabbath, you could bet that he'd somehow find a way to be booking a pachyderm into evidence Sunday night.

U.S. Senate Rejects Gun-Control Legislation

April 17, 2013
A federal gun-control law that would have expanded background checks to cover gun shows and online purchases failed to pass in the U.S. Senate today.

ATI Sponsors NASCAR Driver In NRA 500

April 11, 2013
Advanced Technology International (ATI) will be Joe Nemechek's primary sponsor at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday for the NASCAR Sprint Cup NRA 500, the company announced.

Senate Gun Deal Would Expand Background Checks

April 10, 2013
U.S. Senators reached an agreement that would expand background checks for firearm purchases to limit access to weapons for criminals and the mentally ill.
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