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From what little I know about red flag laws apparently your guns can be seized if somebody deems you a threat, even if you aren't a threat. In other words, with red flag laws its your word against somebody else's, its "he said, she said." Is that correct?
The Red Flag law process begins when a law enforcement official, family member, or household member petitions a state court to temporarily remove firearms from someone they believe to be a danger to themselves or others. In some states, the list of eligible petitioners can include school officials, health care workers, or even coworkers.

After a petition is filed, the court will hold a hearing where the concerned party provides evidence to support their claim that the person in question (the “Respondent”) is a threat. States use two main standards of proof in these hearings:
  1. Preponderance of the evidence, or
  2. Clear and convincing evidence.
These standards are both lower standards of proof than “beyond a reasonable doubt,” which is the standard required in a criminal trial.
 

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Red Flag gets two thoughts.

There have been a few times when the UK police have failed to act when family or friends have tried to warn them about a mentally unstable, someone with a VERY short fuse, an abuser, an alcoholic, or a drug user, who was a danger to people AND NOTHING WAS DONE.
American not British, however even if you had a red flag law would things turned out differently? It sounds like it is derelict or incompetent police problem. No law ever stopped a nut case or criminal from committing a crime.
 
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