Originally Posted by a1c
You are trying to use a provision in existing laws. As soon as legislators or the media get wind of this little project and the first badges or IDs are issued, you can bet that it won't take long for legislation to be drafted to make sure that those LEOs on "administrative leave" (or whatever statute you give them) don't get to carry in CA.
The House and Senate would need to agree on a bill restricting LEO carry rights. Difficult to do an about face and take guns away from cops. Tough for the blue dog types to explain. Requiring residency in the state where one is a LEO won't work. The clowns in Sac. would be helpless.