Rem 870 Police model

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  1. ineedsoap16

    ineedsoap16 New Member

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    I'm a partime early morning / late night manager at a local foodstore a a side job. My boss keeps a rem 870 police model at our store loaded with a colapsable stock. I asked him where he got it and he said his brother in law is a locksmith that does a lotta work with the local pd, but won't say anything else about except use it if neccessary.

    Fisrt question, I can'y find anything for state rights (DE) about using a firearm in a robbery siuation - will I go to jail?

    and two, is this a "police issue firearm or is it just a LE type model and he wants to sound cool? The 12ga doe say stamped in the receiver "For law enforcement use only"
     
  2. islenos

    islenos Active Member

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    With that stamp, it was a police issued shotgun at one time.
    Check with your State and Local laws as to if and when you are able to use deadly force.
     

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    ineedsoap16 New Member

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  4. Alpo

    Alpo Well-Known Member

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    What that stamp means is the stock was made between 1994 and 2004 (Assault Weapons Ban). Anything made during that time, that would be illegal for a citizen to have (because of the ban) was marked that way. Since September of '04, when the ban went away, that "LE Only" junk doesn't mean anything.
     
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