Law Enforcement Training Division of Criminal Investigation
1302 E Hwy 14, Suite 5 Pierre, SD 57501‐8505
Who Can Qualify
Contact the above for a schedule of qualification dates and locations. The Law Enforcement Training conducts a Summer Firearms program to qualify retired Law Enforcement Officers. There is a fee of $50.00 for this service. A Letter is issued upon successful qualification.
Mr. Art Aplan (605) 773‐3584
Applicable South Dakota Administrative Rule: 2:01:06:17.01 and 2:01:06:17.05
South Dakota LEOSA Guidelines for qualification of “Qualified Retired Law Enforcement Officers” by South Dakota Law Enforcement Training
The retiree is required to produce a photographic identification issued by the agency from which the individual retired from service prior to the beginning of the classroom training.
A $50 fee will be charged to those who participate. The fee includes .380, .38, 9MM, .40 or .45 rounds for qualification, training, and documentation of successful completion of qualified course of fire. Any other rounds not listed above would have to be provided by the retiree, 300 rounds total.
The actual course of fire to be successfully passed for qualification will be proctored up to three times per training event. If an individual does not successfully complete the course of fire after three attempts, they must attempt re‐qualification on another date. The fee is required for each date of training.
Course of fire requires minimum score of 75% on B‐21E target. (In accordance with current LE training practices and the published course of fire, any target with a B‐21 style scoring area is permitted)
Two hour classroom participation prior to qualification is mandatory.
The retiree is required to provide their own handgun and an outside the pants belt holster to participate.
A letter will be issued by Law Enforcement Training to the qualified retiree after successful completion of the training and course of fire indicating the qualification to state standards.
If an agency wishes to qualify retirees through their own firearms instructor, the same course of fire is to be utilized. Please call if you have any questions. (605) 773‐3584.
Today, Sub. Senate Bill 199 is expected to receive its final votes; however, anti-gun groups are actively trying to defeat this bill! It is important that you contact your state legislators TODAY and tell them that an ...
Recently the California Department of Justice Bureau of Firearms sent out a notice to California firearms dealers with information regarding the recently passed “assault weapon” legislation, SB880 and AB 1135.
Guinness World Records may refuse to acknowledge feats pertaining to the lawful exercise of right to keep and bear arms, but how about a world record for most shameless attempt to politicize tragedy? The competition would ...
Early this morning, Sub. Senate Bill 199, now including original language from Sub. House Bill 48, overwhelmingly passed the House and final concurrence in the Senate, despite the efforts of misguided anti-gun groups. The bill will ...
Today, both Senate Bill 199 and Sub. House Bill 48 had their final hearings. Both bills are expected for consideration on the House and Senate floors as early as tomorrow. Anti-gun groups are pushing misguided ...
Fairfax, Va.— California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law on Friday a package of gun bills that were rushed through the state legislature with no regard for proper process. The National Rifle Association Institute for ...
Today, December 5, 2016, the Honolulu Police Department announced that the firearm permit application fee has increased to $42.00. This fee increase is one of the first effects of the provisions in Senate Bill 2954 which was signed into ...
A while back, we wrote about an inane NBC Today Show segment that recommended homeowners rely on car keys and wasp spray to defend themselves against burglars and other home invaders. A former New York ...
It appears that those gun rights supporters hoping that the leaders of the Democratic Party would engage in a moment of self-reflection following their historic defeat in the 2016 election may be left wanting. Despite ...
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.