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Kentucky LEOSA

State Controlling Agency

Title

Department of Kentucky State Police

Address

Kentucky State Police Headquarters
919 Versailles Road
Frankfort, KY 40601

Telephone

502‐782‐9781

State Details

Who Can Qualify

Kentucky Revised Statute Chapter 237.140 states: “…Kentucky Law Enforcement Council approved firearms instructor course, Department of Criminal Justice Training certified police firearms instructor or instructor trainer, or Department of Criminal Justice Training certified concealed carry instructor or instructor trainer shall prohibit or in any way limit the instructor from qualifying active or retired peace officers in conformity with KRS 237.138 or 237.142 while that instructor is off duty…” Kentucky Revised Statute Chapter 237.142 states: “Firearms qualification may be conducted at any location, public or private, at which a handgun may be safely fired…”

State Law/Regulation/Directive

Kentucky Revised Statutes (KRS) 237.138-237.142 http://www.lrc.ky.gov/Statutes/chapter.aspx?id=38384

Chapter 237
.138 Application of KRS 237.138 to 237.142 to retired peace officers.
.140 Certification for retired peace officer to carry concealed deadly weapon -- Requirements -- Firearms instruction. 

(Effective until July 15, 2014)

.140 Certification for retired peace officer to carry concealed deadly weapon -- Administrative regulations -- Requirements -- Firearms instruction. .142 Availability of range facilities for retired peace officers.

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