503 KAR 1:180. Firearms qualification for certified peace officers.
RELATES TO: KRS 15.383(1)
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 15.330(1)(h),
NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS
15.383(1) requires all certified peace officers to meet the marksmanship qualification
standards for retired peace officers in KRS 237.140. This administrative
regulation establishes when and where a certified peace officer shall qualify
and the requirements for reporting annual qualification requirements to the
Kentucky Law Enforcement Council.
Section 1. Qualification. (1) In
accordance with KRS 15.383(1), each certified peace officer shall annually meet
the firearms qualification standard established for retired peace officers in
(2) The rounds fired pursuant to
subsection (1) of this section shall be done under the supervision of:
(a) A firearms instructor of the
officer’s employing agency;
(b) A currently certified peace officer
who has successfully completed a Kentucky Law Enforcement Council approved
firearms instructor course;
(c) A firearms instructor employed by the
Department of Criminal Justice Training; or
(d) A Department of Criminal Justice
Training certified concealed deadly weapon instructor or instructor-trainer.
Section 2. Agency Record-keeping and
Reporting. (1) Each law enforcement agency whose officers are required to meet
the requirements of Section 1(1) of this administrative regulation shall retain
a record of each of its officers having met the annual marksmanship qualification
on KLEC Form #68-3.
(2) For purposes of maintaining peace
officer certification records, on or before December 31 of each year, each law
enforcement agency shall forward to the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council’s
Office of Peace Officer Professional Standards, a copy of the completed KLEC
Section 3. Incorporation by Reference. (1)
"KLEC Form #68-3", August 2013 edition, is incorporated by reference.
(2) This material may be inspected,
copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Kentucky Law
Enforcement Council, Funderburk Building, 521 Lancaster Road, Richmond, Kentucky
40475-3102, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (32 Ky.R. 1025; eff.
2-3-2006; 40 Ky.R. 662; eff. 12-6-2013.)