IL State Police OK's Concealed-Carry Training

Oct 1, 2013

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Illinois State Police has posted on its website a list of approved concealed carry firearms training curricula. The list has all skills required by the Illinois Firearm Concealed Carry Act.

It includes firearm safety; basic principles of marksmanship; care, cleaning, loading and unloading of a concealable firearm and transportation of a firearm.

It also includes instruction on the appropriate Interaction with law enforcement.

Also on the website is an updated list of instructors. Training based on approved curricula may begin immediately. Concealed Carry License applications will be available by January 5, 2014.