The probe focuses on peace officers selling weapons that most civilians cannot legally buy and sell, Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Deputy Jason Ramos said. He said he did not know the types of weapons involved.
Lets not forget about the similar incident in New York recently either. It seems that in the wake of Fast and Furious the ATF is busy making itself appear useful by nailing those who didn’t get clearance for their own “Gun Walker” operations.
Given this is California the list of firearms that are not available for public consumption is long and distinguished. It may have been they were selling things without NFA stamps, I find that unlikely but certainly not outside the realm of possibility.
State Sponsored Criminal Count 165: John Doe
Because firearms laws only apply to law abiding civilians, everyone else, cops and criminals alike, are exempt from the rules.
Barron is the owner, editor, and principal author at The Minuteman, a competitive shooter, and staff member for Boomershoot. Even in his free time he’s merging his love and knowledge of computers and technology with his love of firearms.
He has a BS in electrical engineering from Washington State University. Immediately after college he went into work on embedded software and hardware for use in critical infrastructure. This included cryptographic communications equipment as well as command and control devices that were using that communications equipment. Since then he’s worked on just about everything ranging from toys, phones, other critical infrastructure, and even desktop applications. Doing everything from hardware system design, to software architecture, to actually writing software that makes your athletic band do its thing.