New York State Police Issue Field Guide for Controversial SAFE Act

The New York State Police issued a field guide for LEOs on how to handle the state's controversial SAFE Act gun-control law.

The New York State Police issued a field guide for LEOs on how to handle the state’s controversial SAFE Act gun-control law.

The 20-page guide, notes that police officers have been concerned about enforcing the SAFE Act, which was championed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and passed by the Legislature in January.

“As with many large legislative initiatives, the SAFE Act has raised questions from members of the field relating to the scope of the Act and its effect on those police officers who will have the responsibility to enforce the various provisions,” the guide says. “The purpose of this guide is to provide guidance to police officers regarding the enforcement of the SAFE Act’s provisions.”

Read more at http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/local/2013/10/07/state-police-issue-field-guide-for-nys-gun-law/2939035/.

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