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Can state correctional officers purchase their weapons when they retire for a nominal fee?

Adam Wagner
StarNews

North Carolina’s correctional officers can’t purchase their weapons when they retire because they’re never issued one, according to a Department of Correction spokesman.

“If they are working a duty post that requires a weapon on a given day, they sign one out from the armory, then return it when it is over,” Keith Acree said.

By comparison, retiring law enforcement officers or their survivors can buy their service weapons at a price determined by local governments. Active-duty law enforcement officers also have the option to buy their service weapons when they’re replace by an agency or department.

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