HR 218 Certification - Course Details

The Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (HR-218) allows the  qualified law enforcement officer and the qualified retired law  enforcement officer to carry a concealed firearm in any jurisdiction in  the United States, regardless of any state or local law to the contrary,  with certain exceptions.


  • Have  retired in good standing from service with a public agency as a law  enforcement officer, other than for reasons of mental instability.  
  • Before  such retirement, was authorized by law to engage in or supervise the  prevention, detection, investigation, or prosecution of, or the  incarceration of any person for any violation of law, and had statutory  powers of arrest.  
  • Before such retirement, was regularly employed as a law enforcement officer for an aggregate of 15 years or more.
  • Retired  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.
  • Have a  non-forfeitable right to benefits under the retirement plan of the agency.

What to Bring:

  • A copy of valid NEW YORK STATE Pistol Permit.
  • A copy of a current “retired” Peace / Police Officer ID card from your former department.
  • An original notarized affidavit; to be notarized prior to arriving at the range.

Firearms & Accessories

  • A safe, functional Firearm, semi-auto or revolver.
  • A safe functional holster, strong side, hip draw, covered trigger guard. No shoulder, cross draw or ankle holsters.
  • A minimum of 50 rounds factory ammunition per firearm, no reloads.

Course of Fire

B27E Target

  • 8 rounds standing from 25 yards in 25 seconds (Revolver 40 seconds)
  • 12 rounds standing from 15 yards in 25 seconds (Revolver 40 seconds)
  • 2 rounds standing, each command from 7 yards, total 6 rounds
  • 12 rounds standing from 7 yards with a mandatory reload in 15 seconds (Revolver 25 seconds)
  • 2 rounds standing each command from 3 yards in 2 seconds, total 6 rounds
  • 6 rounds standing from 3 yards in 6 seconds
    • Passing Score 70%

Registration is required.

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Cost: $50 | (1) Firearm 

          $90 | (2) Firearms   

H.R. 218 Qualification & Re-certification - Course Dates

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