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New Mexico LEOSA

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Title

The New Mexico Department of Public Safety (NMDPS) advised that LEOSA qualification is handled by New Mexico local law enforcement agencies from which the officer retired. Retired officers from non‐New Mexico agencies may be qualified for LEOSA by New Mexico Concealed Carry approved Instructors.

Address

Concealed carry permits are issued by:

NMDPS Concealed Handgun Carry Unit
6301 Indian School Rd NE Ste. 310
Albuquerque, NM 87110

State Details

Who Can Qualify

A list of approved Concealed Carry Instructors is available on the NMDPS website.

http://www.dps.state.nm.us/index.php/nm‐concealedcarry/ccw‐instructors/

Notes

The NMDPS Concealed Handgun Carry Unit advised that retired law enforcement officers who are residents of New Mexico and have been issued retired credentials in accordance with LEOSA, may be qualified by a state approved Concealed Carry Firearms Instructor. After they have fired the state qualification course, the Concealed Carry Firearms Instructor issues a letter to the retired officer as proof that he/she has met the annual qualification requirement.

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