LEOSA QUALIFICATIONS

408-687-3791

We offer LEOSA qualification, by appointment, at several Bay Area locations, including Dublin, San Leandro, Richmond, Lodi, and Vacaville.

 

Call Denise at 408-687-3791 to schedule your appointment.

Cost:  $40 (includes range fee and all certification documentation)

You will need: 

 

Handgun(s):  LEOSA qualification is by gun type:  Either semi-auto pistol or revolver, or both.

Ammo:  40 rounds per gun (either semi-auto pistol or revolver, or both.

Eye and ear protection

You need only qualify with one semi-auto to be approved to carry all semi-auto pistols, and the same goes for a revolver.

Note:  We have eye and ear protection available.  We also have ammo available for qualifications at a modest additional charge.

ABOUT LEOSA

A Qualified Retired Law Enforcement Officer (QRLEO) is an individual who:

1) Is separated in good standing from service with a public agency as a law enforcement officer; and

2) Before such separation, was authorized by law to engage in or supervise the prevention, detection, investigation, prosecution, or the incarceration of any person for, any violation of law, and had statutory powers of arrest or apprehension; and

3) Either:

   

   (a) Before such separation, served as a law enforcement officer for an aggregate of 10 years or more; or

   (b) Separated from service with such agency after completing any applicable probationary period of such service due to a service-connected disability, as determined by such agency.

AND

4) During the most recent 12-month period has met, at the expense of the individual, the standards for qualification in firearms training for active law enforcement officers, as determined by:

   (a) The individual's former agency, or

   (b) The State in which the individual resides, or

   (c) If the State has not established such standards, either (1) a law enforcement agency within the State in which the individual resides; or (2) the standards used by a certified firearms instructor that is qualified to conduct a firearms qualification test for active duty officers within the State;

AND

5) EITHER:

   (a) Has not been officially found by a qualified medical professional employed by the agency to be unqualified for reasons relating to mental health and as a result of this finding will not be issued the photographic identification for LEOSA; or

   (b) Has not entered into an agreement with the agency from which the inidividual is separating from service in which the individual acknowledges he or she is not qualified under this section for reasons relating to mental health and for those reasons will not receive or accept the photographic identification for LEOSA;

AND

6) Is not under the influence of alcohol or another intoxicating or hallucinatory drug or substance; and

7) Is not prohibited by Federal law from receiving a firearm.

The identification needed for a QRLEO to carry under LEOSA is:

1) A photo ID that:

   (a) Is issued by the agency that the individual worked for; and

   (b) Identifies the individual as having been employed as a police officer or law enforcement officer;

AND EITHER OF THE FOLLOWING:

2) The ID indicates that the individual has been tested or otherwise found by the agency to meet the active duty standards for qualification in firearms training as established by the agency to carry a firearm of the same type as the concealed firearm less than one year before the date the individual is carrying the concealed firearm; or

3) The retired officer possesses as certification:

   (a) Issued by:

         (i) The state where the individual resides; or

        (ii) By a certified firearms instructor that is qualified to conduct a firearms qualification test for active duty officers within that State;

AND

   (b) That indicates he individual has, not less recently than one year before the date the individual is carrying the concealed firearm, been tested or otherwise found by the agency to meet the active duty standards for qualification in firearms training as established by the state or a certified firearms instructor that is qualified to conduct a firearms qualification test for active duty officers within the state to have met:

         (i) The active duty standards for qualification in firearms training, as established by the state, to carry a firearm of the same type as the concealed firearm; or

        (ii) If the state has not established such standards, standards set by any law enforcement agency within the state to carry a firearm of the same type as the concealed firearm.