Information for Firearms Safety Instructors
The St. Louis County Police Department is now accepting applications for concealed carry endorsements and State Law requires all Qualified Firearms Safety Instructors to complete a "Firearms Safety Instructor Form" for each St. Louis County Resident that has successfully completed and passed a firearms safety training course. This is a requirement of RSMo 571.111
Effective October 10, 2014 the age for obtaining a Concealed Carry Weapons Permit has has been lowered from 21 to 19.
All trainees must complete a live firing exercise of sufficient duration to fire a pistol and semi-automatic handgun, from a standing position or its equivalent, a minimum of twenty (20)
rounds from each weapon at a distance of seven (7) yards on a B-27 silhouette target or an equivalent target. They must then complete a live fire test, administered while the instructor is present, of twenty (20)
rounds from each weapon from a standing position or its equivalent at a distance from a B-27 silhouette target, or an equivalent target, of seven (7) yards and hit the silhouette portion of the target with at least fifteen (15) rounds.
Click the link to download the Firearms Safety Instructor Form
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You must be an approved instructor with credentials on file with our Department before we will issue a Concealed Carry Weapons Permit to any person trained by you.
For further information contact Lieutenant Francis Gomez at: