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Old 02-12-2013, 3:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Psykronik View Post
I know we are covered under LEOSA, because the Coast Guard released an authorized message, and because we have powers to arrest (under 14USC89) of course under the stipulation that we are current on all of our qualifications, but I'm wondering from a CA LEO's point of view what you would want for verification.
I've worn both uniforms, active duty CG 1979-1982 and 2001-2003 (reserve service in between, and as a LEO in Los Angeles County (1982 - Present).

Most of my LEO counterparts would not be accepting of CG members as being fellow LEOs. The main reason is lack of frequent interaction, and the highly compartmentalized functions performed by USCG members.

That's my best guess as to why San Fernando PD hooked up the reservist.
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