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Executive action on LEOSA

Discussion in 'Law Enforcement Articles' started by BlueknightLA, Jan 19, 2021.

  1. BlueknightLA

    BlueknightLA MassCops Member

  2. Hush

    Hush Moderator Staff Member

    Judges should be left to fend for themselves. Especially in MA where the only people mad at them are crime VICTIMS, not criminals.
  3. CCCSD

    CCCSD MassCops Member

    Judges that have been releasing murderers and DAs that don’t prosecute need to have ANY rights to defense removed.
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  4. R2D2

    R2D2 MassCops Member

    I can see DA Rollins making “felony” stops in the near future.
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  5. mpd61

    mpd61 Retired Fed, Active Special

    LEOSA Confers no law enforcement authority whatsoever. Let the Judges and DA's acquire LTC's like any other civilian.
    Congress bestowed the LEOSA privilege to those who served country and community by being and/or going in harms way.
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  6. 02136colonel

    02136colonel Supporting Member

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  7. Hush

    Hush Moderator Staff Member

    A quarter century ago...when prosecutors actually prosecuted criminals. Now they plea criminals, and hammer regular people who can afford attorneys.
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  8. Joel98

    Joel98 MassCops Member

    Already rescinded by the Biden Administration.
  9. CCCSD

    CCCSD MassCops Member

    Entirely or just sections?
  10. mpd61

    mpd61 Retired Fed, Active Special

    Would have to be just the EO section from Trump. Biden can't just wipe out LEOSA on his own. Plus his former boss Obama signed off on the two revisions to 18 USC 926 (b) & (c) in 2010 and 2013.
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  11. Joel98

    Joel98 MassCops Member

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  12. CCCSD

    CCCSD MassCops Member

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  13. MPD703

    MPD703 Subscribing Member

    The EO was more window dressing than anything else and was never going to survive after 1/21.
    It only applied to federal agencies so left out most LEOs anyway. The part about prosecutors getting licenses is already in the federal law and DOJ policy. It doesn't get used much, as far as I know, and can apply to judges but this is all only for federal employees. The odd part is there is no federal license to carry so they get appointed as special deputy US Marshals so they can carry. I have never seen the ID but it only gives the authority to carry a gun, no police powers.
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  14. Quo Vadis

    Quo Vadis MassCops Member

    Not so fast. It’s not on the White House website because it was archived when the new administration came on board. The EO is still in effect and was published in the federal register on 22 January (which, humorously, required the new admin to publish it).

    To rescind it, President Biden would/will have to issue an EO of his own to that effect.

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