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1

When may other than the 4006 be carried a as primary firearm?

Qualified secondary firearms may be carried as the primary firearm ONLY while traveling to, during and returning from court in civilian attire in a privately owned vehicle.
(1-1, 1a)

2

When may other than the 4006 be carried as the primary firearm while in a marked patrol vehicle?

Never, the 4006 is required to be immediately available while in a patrol vehicle regardless of destination or attire.
(1-1, 1a4)

3

How many secondary firearms are authorized and what form must they be documented on?

TWO secondary firearms are authorized and they must be documented on a CHP 4, (the primary weapon is also documented on a CHP 4)
(1-7, 2a)

4

The primary and secondary firearms may be stored in the trunk of the patrol vehicle or in the gun locker at a jail facility. Policy requires: (70.8, 2-2)

The magazine shall be removed from the pistol prior to unholstering. (2-2, b)

5

When may an employee place his finger on the trigger of a weapon?

When actually firing the firearm, or when the firearm is pointed at an identified target and the use of deadly force is justified? (2-3, b2ab)

6

While flying armed, what else is required to be carried?

Flex-cuffs or hand-cuffs. (2-5, 5b)

7

How many shoots are required with the primary weapon each year?

12 per year, two of which shall be night shoots.
(3-1, 1a)

8

How many shoots may an employee miss during a year?

Employees may miss up to three as long as they make them up. (3-1, 1a1)

9

How many shot gun shoots are required?

Quarterly. Two qualifying shoots (6 rounds each) are required along with two additional practice shoots, one of which shall be at night.
(3-1, 1a5)

10

How many tactical rifle shoots are required?

Quarterly. Two qualifying shoots are required along with two additional practice shoots, one of which shall be at night.
(3-2, 6)

11

How many Weapons Officers are required in each command?

Minimum of 2
(3-2, b)

12

How often is the primary weapon required to be inspected?

Two, a complete inspection shall be made in conjunction with the employee's annual performance appraisal and a "field strip" approximately 6 months from then.
(5-1, 1a1)

13

What form must the primary weapons inspection be documented?

An original CHP 311 shall be prepared every 4 years and for any additional firearms not included on the original form.
(5-2, 3a)

14

If during an inspection of safety equipment, a defect is noted, the defect must be corrected in what time frame?

The defect must be corrected and verified by a Weapons Officer within 90 days.
(5-3, c)

15

How often must the inventory and cleaning of shot guns be conducted?

Shot guns must be inventoried monthly and cleaned quarterly.
(6-3, 3)

16

Under what conditions are blanks authorized to be used in the 4006?

Never
(8-1, 1c)

17

Under what conditions may an officer purchase his 4006 upon retirement?

Those that retire HONORABLY after 120 months of service or who retire as a result of a job related injury regardless of time in service.
(9-6, 8a)

18

Requests to purchase a 4006 must be submitted when?

Requests should be sent no sooner than 60 days prior to and no earlier than six months of the employees effective retirement date.

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