I am a former federal agent. NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration has a SMALL (about 100) group of federal agents and officers who are GS-1811′s and GS-1801′s who enforce federal game laws on the high seas. They are ocean going federal game wardens enforcing the Lacy Act and the Magnison Conservation Act. It’s a great job. I personally know some of them and went to FLETC with one of them. They have been around since at least the mid-1980′s. Almost no one in the public domain and most of the people in federal law enforcement don’t know they exist BECAUSE THEY ARE SO SMALL. They carry .40 caliber handguns and have for many years. This is a routine ammo purchase.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
National Weather Service Orders Up 46,000 Rounds of Jacketed Hollow Points
Watts Up With That? points to, what at first glance seems a rather odd purchase by the National Weather Service: 46,000 rounds of .40S&W jacketed hollow points. But it turns out that, no, it's not for climate change deniers, but for the law enforcement division of NOAA. As one of the commenters explains:
Posted by Clayton at 12:53 PM