posted on Dec, 16 2010 @ 10:00 PM
reply to post by v1rtu0s0
Actually, this leo did exactly what California open carry law allows.
This is what is written on the back of an open carry license in CA.
12031 (e) states that peace officers may examine firearms
carried in public, but only to determine if they are loaded. No
further search of any kind is authorized without a warrant or
legal probable cause. And legally carrying a firearm is not
grounds for probable cause. Furthermore, citizens are not
required to answer any police questions, for any reason, under
"Police, at all times, should maintain a relationship with the public that gives reality to the
historic tradition that the police are the public and the public are the police; the police
being only members of the public who are paid to give full-time attention to duties which
are incumbent upon every citizen." - Sir Robert Peel
As an unarmed citizen sharing the streets with one who is armed, I have no aversion to leos confirming they have followed proper procedure to have the