MONROE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE


General Order


CHAPTER: 55 - A

TITLE: Retiree Firearms Qualifications

EFFECTIVE DATE:

August 19, 2009

NO. PAGES: 2

AMENDED:

REFERENCE:

18 U.S.C.926C; F.S. 943.132; F.A.C. 11B-27.014

RESCINDS:

Special Order: Retiree Firearms Qualification, 10.03.2008

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Sheriff of Monroe County


PURPOSE: The purpose of this order is to establish policy and procedures for retired law enforcement and corrections personnel to qualify with firearms for the national carry provisions.


POLICY: It is the Sheriff's policy to provide retired law enforcement and corrections personnel an opportunity to demonstrate the firearms proficiency requirements under the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act of 2004, 18 U.S.C. 926C and the rules established by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to be able to carry a concealed firearm nationally under the provision.


PROCEDURE:


All provisions of 18 U.S.C. 926 C, F.S 943.132, and the rules set forth by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement found at F.A.C. 11B-

27.014 will be followed.


Opportunities for retired law enforcement and corrections personnel wishing to qualify with a handgun will be made available during normal range dates and times as determined by the Training Division.


Applicants for a range date must obtain a request form from the www.keysso.net web site or the Human Resources Division.


The form must be completed, notarized and returned to the Human Resources Division. Human Resources will forward the form to the Training Division prior to attending the range session.


The applicant will pay a fee of $75.00 at the time the application is submitted. This fee is intended to cover the cost of the background check,

targets and ammunition provided for qualification.


Monroe County Sheriff's Office retirees will not be required to pay a fee.


Monroe County Sheriff’s Office retirees residing in other states may contact the Human Resources Division to obtain a letter documenting their retired status from the Sheriff's Office.


The Human Resource Division will conduct a background check to include: