P-13.1, r. 2 - Regulation respecting the discipline of members of the Sûreté du Québec
10. A member must use a service weapon carefully and with judgment.
The following in particular constitute breaches of discipline:
(a) not maintaining or keeping in good operating condition a service weapon, or the ammunition entrusted to him;
(b) showing, handling or pointing a service weapon without sufficient cause;
(c) failing to report to his superior each time he uses a service weapon in carrying out his duties;
(d) not taking reasonable precautions to prevent the loss or theft of a service weapon or its use by an unauthorized person;
(e) lending or transferring a service weapon;
(f) lack of care in the use and handling of a service weapon, particularly with unnecessary danger to the life or the safety of another person;
(g) carrying or using in performing his duties, unless so permitted, a firearm other than that issued to him by the Sûreté.