18 U.S.C. § 926B : US Code - Section 926B: Carrying of concealed firearms by qualified law enforcement officers

Search 18 U.S.C. § 926B : US Code - Section 926B: Carrying of concealed firearms by qualified law enforcement officers

      (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of the law of any State
    or any political subdivision thereof, an individual who is a
    qualified law enforcement officer and who is carrying the
    identification required by subsection (d) may carry a concealed
    firearm that has been shipped or transported in interstate or
    foreign commerce, subject to subsection (b).
      (b) This section shall not be construed to supersede or limit the
    laws of any State that - 
        (1) permit private persons or entities to prohibit or restrict
      the possession of concealed firearms on their property; or
        (2) prohibit or restrict the possession of firearms on any
      State or local government property, installation, building, base,
      or park.

      (c) As used in this section, the term "qualified law enforcement
    officer" means an employee of a governmental agency who - 
        (1) is authorized by law to engage in or supervise the
      prevention, detection, investigation, or prosecution of, or the
      incarceration of any person for, any violation of law, and has
      statutory powers of arrest;
        (2) is authorized by the agency to carry a firearm;
        (3) is not the subject of any disciplinary action by the agency
      which could result in suspension or loss of police powers;
        (4) meets standards, if any, established by the agency which
      require the employee to regularly qualify in the use of a
      firearm;
        (5) is not under the influence of alcohol or another
      intoxicating or hallucinatory drug or substance; and
        (6) is not prohibited by Federal law from receiving a firearm.

      (d) The identification required by this subsection is the
    photographic identification issued by the governmental agency for
    which the individual is employed as a law enforcement officer.
      (e) As used in this section, the term "firearm" - 
        (1) except as provided in this subsection, has the same meaning
      as in section 921 of this title;
        (2) includes ammunition not expressly prohibited by Federal law
      or subject to the provisions of the National Firearms Act; and
        (3) does not include - 
          (A) any machinegun (as defined in section 5845 of the
        National Firearms Act);
          (B) any firearm silencer (as defined in section 921 of this
        title); and
          (C) any destructive device (as defined in section 921 of this
        title).

      (f) For the purposes of this section, a law enforcement officer
    of the Amtrak Police Department, a law enforcement officer of the
    Federal Reserve, or a law enforcement or police officer of the
    executive branch of the Federal Government qualifies as an employee
    of a governmental agency who is authorized by law to engage in or
    supervise the prevention, detection, investigation, or prosecution
    of, or the incarceration of any person for, any violation of law,
    and has statutory powers of arrest.