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Application For Firearms Qualification Retired Law Enforcement Officers HR 218
(Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act)

18 USC 926C
RSMo 571.030
RSMo 650.030


        Jasper County Sheriff’s Office is now hosting firearms qualifications for retired law enforcement officers (*qualified law enforcement officer). It is open to all retired Law Enforcement Officers that have relocated and are now living in Jasper County, Missouri. Applicants must be retired in good standing from service with a public agency as a peace officer, other than for reasons of mental instability. Please fill out the Application in its entirety. The application must be signed by an Authorized person at the agency you retired from. If you were not employed for fifteen years at the agency you retired from, then fill out an additional application for each agency until your fifteen year aggregate has been met. You may also qualify if you have retired with a disability.

        Once the application has been completed, please mail it to the address listed below, or drop it off in person, at the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office. Please attach a copy of your retired ID card. After the application is received and approved then you will be contacted with a date and time of the next qualification and training. We are using a curriculum approved by the Missouri Director of Public Safety. Direct all questions to:

Roy Masters
Jasper County Sheriff’s Office
231 S. Main
Carthage, MO 64836
(417) 358-8177 ext 1258
Fax (417) 358-7493

* As used in this section, the term "qualified law enforcement officer" means an employee of a governmental agency who--

(1) is 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 has statutory powers of arrest or apprehension under section 807(b) of title 10, United States Code (article 7(b) of the Uniform Code of Military Justice);

(2) is authorized by the agency to carry a firearm;

(3) is not the subject of any disciplinary action by the agency which could result in suspension or loss of police powers;

(4) meets standards, if any, established by the agency which require the employee to regularly qualify in the use of a firearm;

(5) is not under the influence of alcohol or another intoxicating or hallucinatory drug or substance; and

(6) is not prohibited by Federal law from receiving a firearm.