Occam said:If controlled goods were released onto civvie street, then someone broke the regs - therefore there was illegal activity. Simple as that. Someone didn't do their job, whether it was the person who was issued CADPAT selling it to a surplus store, or a supply tech selling a bin of stuff to a surplus store, or the person who was supposed to burn a bin of CADPAT clothing diverting it to a surplus store. Someone broke the law. There's no legal way for it to find its way onto civvie street.
My scenario there happens several times a year despite best intentions and regulations because someone, somewhere in the supply chain will make a mistake. They have to. They're human. The Law of Averages demands it.
(I know of lots of stuff that got out that very way, though my specific example is a composite of a few of them.)
shikenhaihiramatsu said:not trying in any way to pass as a serving member
Boxtop22 said:My true question being: are there any DND or Federal Laws preventing Civies from wearing CADPAT or CADPAT-like piece of uniforms?
If yes: which ones?
Boxtop22 said:In the case of police officers, it seems like them wearing this uniform or any piece similar to the uniform, may have a negative impact on how the CAF are perceived by the public.