Virginia has no such restrictive laws that I know of. You might go to the BATFE's web site and look over a Form 4473 and quiz yourself can you answer it all truthfully in such a way that a federally-licensed firearms dealer wouldn't have to refuse to sell you a gun.
The shop I picked up my M&P 10 at had ones that were LEO restricted, the only difference is they can have the evil features I can't and the LEO discount. I walked in, and walked out twenty minutes later with mine.
Unless there's something in your criminal history or if your discharge was based on mental conditons that prohibits you from buying any firearm you are good to go.
I'm a retired cop with a retirement badge and it worked just fine for the cop discount when I bought an M&P .40 as a present for my son's graduation. I also know that Glock sells their blue label pistols to cops with three magazines to both active and retired cops at a killer price. I think that the same deal is available from Glock for firemen as well as for honorably retired vets. Check it out...
I'm pretty sure he was referring to a wholesaler that sells at a discount to LEO/Active Military, etc. Buds Police Supply is one such entity, but they also sell at regular prices to all people through Bud Guns. There are other stores that offer the same deals to military, police, and such. There are no restrictions on ownership by any individuals that I am aware of, unless your state has some goofy laws on mags or configuration issues of the rifle, or you cannot get approved by NICS.
lI found the straight skinny on the Glocks for Cops, along with the link if anyone is interested. When I bought my Glock 30 they made a copy of my police badge and ID card to include with my paper work.
Glock Blue Label Program
GLOCK is proud to offer the exclusive Blue Label program to support those who protect and serve communities across the U.S. and around the world. Those who qualify will receive a discount on any GLOCK pistol of their choice.
Those who qualify include:
Sworn Law Enforcement officers, including Federal, State, County, & City (Includes retired L.E. officers with "retired" credentials)
EMT’s, Fire Fighters, Volunteer Fire Fighters, and Paramedics
Military personnel including Reservists and National Guard with I.D. (Includes retired Military with "retired" credentials)
Corrections Officers, including Parole and Probation Officers
State Licensed Security Companies (Loomis, RAM, etc.)
State Licensed Armed Security Officers
Court Judges, District Attorneys and Deputy District Attorneys
LE Academy Cadets with enrollment documentation from the Academy
For more information, please fill out and submit the form below and GLOCK will connect you with a Blue Label distributor as soon as possible. For inquiries after your submission, please email [email protected].
To receive the Blue Label program price, you must present an authorized I.D., including a Law Enforcement photo I.D., original department official use letter or other authorized I.D.:
GLOCK Military verification form
Federal Law Enforcement (such as FBI, US Marshal, DEA) business card
A driver’s license is NOT acceptable as I.D. to transfer a GLOCK LE Pistol
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