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State Controlling Agency


In Idaho, the local county sheriffs are responsible for LEOSA matters.


(208) 884-7051

State Details

Who Can Qualify

The appointment of authorized firearms instructors is at the discretion of the local county sheriff. The annual qualification documentation is issued by the local county sheriff.


Beverly Altiz

Lead Deputy Attorney General Idaho State Police

(208) 884‐7051

State Law/Regulation/Directive

There is no state mandated qualification course so retired officers shoot their department qualification course or qualification course being used by the local county sheriff's office where they qualify.


Idaho POST Academy was the original point of contact when HR‐218 passed. HR‐218 responsibilities were subsequently passed on to each county sheriff as they were already responsible for concealed weapon permits according to statute.



Last Updated:  3/27/2017


Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.