RULE 661-93.3 - Application for former peace officer ID card

RULE 661-93.3. Application for former peace officer ID card

(1) A qualified former law enforcement officer of the department of public safety may apply for a former peace officer identification card prior to retirement or any time after such retirement becomes effective.

(2) Application shall be made on a form available from the office of the commissioner.

(3) The completed application form may be submitted to the Iowa Department of Public Safety, Office of the Commissioner, 215 East 7th Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50319.

(4) Upon receipt of a completed application, the department shall verify that the applicant met the requirements for issuance of a former peace officer identification card at the time of separation from employment with the department.

(5) If the applicant met all of the requirements for a qualified former law enforcement officer at the time of separation from employment as a peace officer with the department, the application shall be approved, unless the commissioner is aware of information that would disqualify the applicant which arose from conduct or circumstances which occurred after the time of separation. Issuance of a former peace officer identification card by the department implies no warranty of the continuing eligibility of the former peace officer to carry a concealed weapon pursuant to 18 U.S.C. ยง 926C.

(6) If the applicant did not meet all of the requirements for a qualified former law enforcement officer at the time of separation from employment as a peace officer with the department or if the commissioner is aware of information that would disqualify the applicant based on conduct or circumstances which occurred after separation from the department, then the application shall be denied and the applicant shall be notified of the denial.

(7) The commissioner shall notify an approved applicant and shall provide instructions for completion of the issuance process. Such instructions may include a requirement for the applicant to be present at a time and location designated by the department to be photographed for the identification card.

(8) Issuance of an initial former peace officer identification card shall be at no charge to the qualified former law enforcement officer.

(9) If a qualified former peace officer of the department loses an identification card, or if a card is damaged, a replacement may be issued. The former officer shall notify the office of the commissioner of the loss or damage and may apply for a replacement card.

(ARC 0218C, IAB 7/25/12, effective 9/1/12 Amended by IAB December 4, 2019/Volume XLII, Number 12, effective 1/8/2020)

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