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Arkansas LEOSA

State Controlling Agency

Title

Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training

Address

P.O. Box 3106
East Camden, AR 71711

State Details

Who Can Qualify

A firearms instructor certified by the Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training who is employed by any law enforcement agency in Arkansas may certify or recertify that a retired law enforcement officer has met the training and qualification requirements for certification set by the commission for active law enforcement officers to carry firearms. 

A retired law enforcement officer shall pay the expenses for meeting the training and qualification requirements.

http://law.justia.com/codes/arkansas/2010/title‐12/subtitle‐2/chapter‐15/subchapter‐2/12‐15‐202

Contact

Deputy Director Brad King

State Law/Regulation/Directive

Arkansas Code Annotated § 12‐15‐202 Eligibility To Carry Concealed Handgun

 

(b)(1) A concealed handgun may be carried by any retired law enforcement officer or retired auxiliary law enforcement officer acting as a retired auxiliary law enforcement officer who:

(A) Retired in good standing from service with a public law enforcement department, office, or agency for reasons other than mental disability;

(B) Immediately before retirement was a certified law enforcement officer authorized by a public law

enforcement department, office, or agency to carry a firearm in the course and scope of his or her duties;

(C) Is carrying appropriate written photographic identification issued by a public law enforcement department, office, or agency identifying him or her as a retired and former certified law enforcement officer;

(D) Is not otherwise prohibited under federal law from receiving or possessing a firearm;

(E) Has fingerprint impressions on file with the Department of Arkansas State Police Automated Fingerprint Identification System together with written authorization for state and national level criminal history record screening;

(F) During the most recent twelve-month period has met, at the expense of the retired law enforcement officer, the standards of this state for training and qualification for active law enforcement officers to carry firearms;

(G) Before his or her retirement, worked or was employed as a law enforcement officer or acted as an auxiliary law enforcement officer for an aggregate of ten (10) years or more; and

(H) Is not under the influence of alcohol or another intoxicating or hallucinatory drug or substance.

(2)(A) The chief law enforcement officer of the city or county shall keep a record of all retired law enforcement officers authorized to carry a concealed handgun in his or her jurisdiction and shall revoke any authorization for good cause shown.

http://law.justia.com/codes/arkansas/2010/title‐12/subtitle‐2/chapter‐15/subchapter‐2/12‐15‐202

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