I would be grateful if commenters could point to cases, statutes, or secondary materials which address these questions: In Terry stops, traffic stops, and other police encounters with individuals which do not involve an arrest, under what circumstances can a law enforcement officer temporarily detain a personís firearm? For example, for officer safety during a traffic stop? To call a central database and see if the gunís serial number is on a list of stolen guns? http://www.volokh.com/2013/04/09/ble...ures-firearms/
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