|Originally Posted By jrzy:|
The officer bought the gun with the sole intention of training and used it for exactly that.
He never used it for his own personal use, he should never have been charged.
Since you mentioned intention, lets look at the intent.
Was it ever mentioned if this officer actually trained ANYONE with this rifle?
Wouldn't there be paperwork on said training?
Aren't fully automatic weapons like this supposed to be checked out of the
department's armory? Was this weapon ever logged into the armory's inventory?
Does anyone actually believe that the supervisor doesn't remember if he signed
the letter allowing the purchase?
Wasn't the rifle found at the officer's home?
To me, it sounds like the officer intended to obtain this rifle for his own personal
possession and use. I seriously doubt that the rifle ever saw the inside of the