503 KAR 1:180. Firearms qualification for certified peace officers

Link to law: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/503/001/180.htm
Published: 2015

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      503 KAR 1:180. Firearms qualification for certified peace officers.


      RELATES TO: KRS 15.383(1)

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 15.330(1)(h),



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

KRS 237.140(4)(a).

      (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

Form #68-3.


      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.)