HR-218 Webinar

Hello, LEOs,

As requested, Sheepdog Academy is again holding its next live webinar on HR 218 – LEOSA National Concealed Carry in 2 parts on 2 consecutive weeknights instead of a full Saturday. Please see below on the topics that will be discussed on each day. Registration to begin in July. Another email will be sent out at that time. Please stay tuned.

When: Wednesday, July 29, 2020 and Thursday, July 30th, 2020 from 6-8 pm EST.

This 4-hour webinar is a MUST for all current and retired LEOs and explores the 45 plus court decisions which impact the rights and responsibilities of qualified current and retired LEOs under the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act of 2004 (commonly known as “H.R. 218” or “LEOSA”) as amended by the Improvements Act of 2010 and 2013. Attendees will reduce their off-duty risk of being arrested and their on-duty risk for civil liability by learning who can carry, what firearms can be carried, when firearms can be carried, where they can and cannot be carried, why they may be carried, and how firearms must be carried under LEOSA.

Thus far, this seminar has been taught to current and/or retired LEOs from over 300 agencies, including federal agencies (U.S. Secret Service, FBI, U.S. Customs & Border Protection, U.S. Coast Guard, etc…); bi-state agencies (Port Authority of NY/NJ OIG and Waterfront Commission of NY/NJ), New Jersey agencies (NJ Attorney General’s Office, NJ Transit Police, Rutgers Univ. Police, Hudson County Prosecutor, etc…); New York agencies (NY State Dept of Corrections, New York City Police, etc…)…. 

Module 1: July 29, 2020

Lesson 1: History of the Gun Control Act

Lesson 2: History of LEOSA 2004, 2010, and 2012 and Congressional


Lesson 3: LEOs & Retired LEOs: Who’s Covered

Lesson 4: When Can Qualified LEOs and Qualified Retired LEOs 


Lesson 5: What Firearms & Ammo Can Be Carried

Module 2: July 30, 2020

Lesson 6: Where Can Qualified LEOs and Qualified Retired LEOs 


Lesson 7: For What Reasons May Firearms Be Carried Under LEOSA? 

Lesson 8: How Must Firearms Be Carried?

Lesson 9: Agency Concerns & Restrictions

Lesson 10: Individual Liability & Concerns

Please feel free to forward to all your LEO colleagues. Thank you!

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One of our member units, The Suffolk County SOA, is requesting that all members complete and mail the attached letter to the NYS Parole Board.

Arthur Adinolfi is serving a life sentence for killing Suffolk County Police Sergeant Timothy Henck in 1995. Adinolfi is eligible for parole, and his parole hearing was supposed to have been conducted six months from now, but has been accelerated.

Because of the acceleration of the hearing, letters must be received by the parole board by Friday, May 22.

We urge you to join us in expressing your opposition to the release of this cop-killer.

Thank you!

SORC T. Patterson
C/O Fishkill Correctional Facility
18 Strack Drive
Beacon, NY. 12508

May 15, 2020

RE: Parole Denial for Arthur Adinolfi: NYSDOC DIN #96A4871

Dear Members of the Parole Board,

I am writing to express my strong opposition to the parole of Arthur Adinolfi, DIN # 96A4871
who was convicted to a life sentence for the murder of Suffolk County Police Sergeant Timothy J.
Henck. Tim was 30 years old and left behind his wife, Kathleen, and his six-week-old daughter,
On July 31, 1995, SOA member Sergeant Henck was working the 10:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. tour of
duty in the Fifth Precinct in Patchogue. At approximately 12:45 a.m., a police officer observed a
subject fleeing the scene of a burglary at a store in Bohemia. The subject fled in a van, and a motor
vehicle pursuit ensued.
Sergeant Henck was supervising the pursuit as it went westbound on the Long Island Expressway
toward Huntington. Sergeant Henck, considering the safety of other officers and motorists,
attempted to stop the van. The subject rammed his vehicle numerous times, sending it into an
embankment on the Expressway near exit 52. Sergeant Henck was pinned in his patrol vehicle.
When he was removed from his marked police car, officers performed CPR, and he was airlifted
to Stony Brook University Hospital. On August 6, 1995, Sergeant Henck succumbed to his
Sergeant Henck was violently murdered by then 37-year-old, career criminal Adinolfi. At the time
of his death, Tim had just nine years of service. He was a family man who loved sports and
photography. Such violence should not be rewarded with parole.
I urge you to deny this parole and ensure that this violent felon remains in prison.
Signature: __________________________________
Name: __________________________________
Address: __________________________________


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