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What gun do police officers in Missouri use?
The type of firearm carried by any law enforcement officer is determined by the officer's employer and sometimes the officer him/herself. Most law enforcement agencies permit their officers to carry any one of several sidearms from an approved list. The most commonly carried firearm in the United States is Glock, with about 65% of the U.S. market.
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Your question has nothing to do with FIREARMS.
most cops on general duty carry a Glock...but in extreme situations they may carry shotguns and other extreme weapons.
Each police agency has their own set of requirements for hand guns. ------------- It depend on state, station or personal preference. In U.S, Most use glock 19s 9 mm. Some u…se berretta 92fs 9mm
Because they need a way to take down armed criminals from far distances added by CenCst Because the police are responsible for the protection of the people within their juris…diction. A "gun" is just another tool on a police officers belt. The fact of the matter is that any good police officer does not want to have to pull out their sidearm. They are responsible for the safety and preservation of the public's right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, and unfortunately there are a lot of people out there that wish to deprive others from that right, ie criminals. The fact that criminals can have weapons, is a fairly widely known one, and while quite a few private citizens have them also, who is more likely to deal with the potentially armed criminal, aside from their victim. I liken this to the question of "Would you send our military to deal with combatives armed with rifles, only able to carry pepper spray and a stick?"
Anytime he or she feels there is a threat or is pulling someone over on a felony warrant.
Each law enforcement agency prescribes what sidearms may be carried by their officers. California agencies furnish handguns to their sworn employees, and these are usually a s…ingle brand and model. However, many agencies permit their officers to purchase and carry their own handguns, so long as they meet the agency's specifications. Therefore, there can be considerable variety in what you may see in California officers' holsters. That said, the most common and popular police sidearm in the United States is the Glock pistol in .40 caliber.
Of course they can all they have to do is hold the radar gun with one hand and the wheel with the other
Postal police officers are armed, but their function is more like that of a security guard. They're generally deployed at or near airports and other large postal distribution …terminals.
Yes, they are law enforcement officers.
Volunteer police officers are usually called reserve or auxiliary police. Not all states or agencies have reserves, and some employ some or all of them in a non-sworn capacity… where they do not have powers of arrest or carry firearms. More commonly, reserve or auxiliary police officers and sheriff's deputies have training similar to regularly-salaried officers, wear the same uniform and equipment, including firearms, and have the same powers of arrest while on duty. Most do not have these same police powers while off duty, although regular police officers do.
Most have a gun locker at home.
(in the US) Yes, all law enforcement officers are armed. In other nations; Some are armed and some are not (e.g.: the United Kingdom), in still others the police routinely ca…rry even heavier weapons than what is the norm in the US.
no they get both becuase thse they are trained to use both. But they can get they can get they're gun taken away if they abuse it.
Yes. Under the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act, any officer qualified to carry a concealed weapon in his home state may carry his weapon in any other state. Officers carry… their badges and ID cards as proof of their right to carry a weapon.
If police carried guns then criminals would be more likely to have guns aswell to protect themselves from the police. Also very few people are able to live with the guilt of k…illing someone. so if a police person had to kill someone to save there own life they would find it very hard to deal with as they know they have ended someones life.
To defend themselves from violent criminals that have weapons. And, if recent events are an indication, to shoot and kill unarmed children.
In US Army
They are allowed to use their service weapon in documented practice and training in most departments.