Originally Posted by squirrelsniper
Yes. Winchester itself is the one that restricts sale to LEO only. Company rule, not a law.
So what happens is that ammo dealers who sell to both LE and the public place large orders with Winchester to service a PD order and if for some reason they don't take it all, some
dealers feel free to sell any excess to the public. That's why its availability is kind of hit and miss. For some reason, there seems to be a lot of it around at the moment.