Gun Legislation & Law Enforcement

Gun Legislation & Law Enforcement

In the Gun Legislation & Law Enforcement section you’ll find news reports and expert articles about the bills proposed regarding gun laws and the most up-to date news on the legislation affecting gun owners and law enforcement.
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April 14, 2015
Ohio chief calls for end of 'fascination with guns' after child killed

Ohio chief calls for end of 'fascination with guns' after child killed

3-year-old boy picked up an unattended gun inside a home and it went off, shooting a 1-year-old boy in the head and killing him Sunday - Full Story
April 07, 2015
Ill. officer fatally shot teen who tried stealing gun from street sale

Ill. officer fatally shot teen who tried stealing gun from street sale

Zion police have said Justus Howell, 17, of Waukegan, was shot Saturday afternoon by an officer - Full Story
March 31, 2015

Trending Topics: When a gun goes off accidentally

By PoliceOne Staff No matter how many times you’ve handled a firearm, it’s always worthwhile... - Full Story
March 12, 2015
Ga. chief resigns after accidental shooting of wife

Ga. chief resigns after accidental shooting of wife

A police chief in suburban Atlanta resigned Wednesday before a grand jury decides whether to charge him with a misdemeanor crime - Full Story
March 10, 2015
Feds abandon plan to ban popular rifle ammo

Feds abandon plan to ban popular rifle ammo

Agency received more than 80,000 public comments on the proposal to outlaw some types of 5.56 mm rounds, or .223 caliber - Full Story
March 09, 2015

Baltimore rejects guns in schools for cops

Officers in the Baltimore school system's police force won't be able to carry guns inside schools any time soon - Full Story
February 23, 2015

Domestic call leads Calif. cops to hidden cave with rifles, ammo

Police found home surveillance cameras inside, illegal gambling machines and two rifles with ammunition - Full Story
February 20, 2015
Will California's replica gun law work?

Will California's replica gun law work?

Opponents of the new regulations argue the law will do little to prevent mistaken shootings and could actually make things more confusing for officers - Full Story
February 15, 2015

Calif. officer's 10-year-old daughter shoots sister with service gun

8-year-old girl was shot Friday in the torso and is in stable condition - Full Story
January 31, 2015

Sheriff: Gun in Minn. City Hall shooting came from straw buyer

Shotgun used by a man who was killed in a confrontation with police outside a City Hall meeting was illegally channeled to him by a straw buyer - Full Story



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