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Legal Information: Maine

State Gun Laws

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Updated: 
March 4, 2020

If a law enforcement officer or other government employee is convicted of a domestic violence misdemeanor or felony, can s/he own, have, or buy a gun?

No. Law enforcement officers and other government officials convicted of a domestic violence misdemeanor or felony cannot own, possess, or buy guns for any purpose, including for their official duties, according to federal law.1

1 18 USC § 925(a)(1)