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Old 09-17-2021, 05:08 PM
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Our range and others have already put rules in place that prohibit anyone including law enforcement from using prohibited firearms on our ranges, except when law enforcement has the range booked for official police activities.
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Old 09-17-2021, 05:33 PM
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He should have known better. I wonder what the RCMP will decide to do with him once he has processed through the courts.
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Old 09-17-2021, 06:41 PM
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He should have known better. I wonder what the RCMP will decide to do with him once he has processed through the courts.
He isn't the only one , we have had to ask a few off duty officers to remover their service firearms from our range.
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Old 09-17-2021, 07:10 PM
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He is a cop so I would imagine he will probably get off because most of them are above the law.
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Old 09-17-2021, 07:43 PM
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Never knew that was not allowed. Should send this to the gentleman I know who has taken his service pistol to gravel pits
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Old 09-17-2021, 07:54 PM
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He is a cop so I would imagine he will probably get off because most of them are above the law.
Exactly. Am I the only one who thinks that being "suspended with pay" while under a criminal investigation or awaiting court is a load of b.s.? It's like a paid vacay while you wait to be bailed out by your buddies.
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Old 09-17-2021, 08:05 PM
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Still blows my mind how the majority of police services do not require even a PAL for their members.
But in the end, I am sure this RC's feelings were hurt and shame on any court, panel or board that may hold a level of accountability on the infraction.
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Old 09-18-2021, 11:56 PM
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He is a cop so I would imagine he will probably get off because most of them are above the law.
I often wondered what happened to the two RCMP officers that shot up the Nova Scotia fire hall?? We just recently had a Traffic Cop who was working on his patrol “carbine” in the weigh station go off. Shattered a window and missed the girl checking boats coming into the province. No charges????
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Old 09-18-2021, 11:15 AM
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Interesting, I would like to hear what type of firearms he had exactly? Funny how they have no issue naming rifles' "assault rifles" and such whenever guns make it in the news but are fairly quiet when it is one of there own.

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Old 09-18-2021, 11:42 AM
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hope he goes to jail, as he and most of his buddies would charge you faster than rifle lock time
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Old 09-18-2021, 11:49 AM
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hope he goes to jail, as he and most of his buddies would charge you faster than rifle lock time
he will get his day in court like we would too
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Interesting, I would like to hear what type of firearms he had exactly? Funny how they have no issue naming rifles' "assault rifles" and such whenever guns make it in the news but are fairly quiet when it is one of there own.

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If it’s their issued firearm, it would be a S&W 5946. Mag, I believe, carries 15.
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If it’s their issued firearm, it would be a S&W 5946. Mag, I believe, carries 15.
Based on the charges, he was using the carbine. The OIC they are committed to enforcing put their carbines on the prohibited list.
It's convenient that he stepped up to be made an example of.

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Following an investigation, the officer was charged with Possession of a Firearm While Unauthorized, Possession of a Prohibited Firearm, and Possession of a Prohibited Device (over-capacity magazine)
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Old 09-18-2021, 04:26 PM
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Based on the charges, he was using the carbine. The OIC they are committed to enforcing put their carbines on the prohibited list.
It's convenient that he stepped up to be made an example of.
A 5946 is also prohibited since it has a 4” barrel, plus a high cap mag. If he doesn’t have a 12.6 like us old guys, then he is also unauthorized.
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