Kan. Admin. Regs. § 16-5-1 - Individuals deemed personally qualified and knowledgeable
Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021
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16-5-1. Individuals deemed personally qualified and knowledgeable. (a) An applicant for a firearm trainer certificate shall be considered personally qualified to train private detectives in the handling of firearms upon successful completion of approved firearms training meeting either of these criteria:
(1) Within two years before application for a firearm trainer certificate; or
(2) within five years before application for a firearm trainer certificate if the applicant has also had subsequent experience training persons in the handling of firearms within two years before application.
(b) Training shall be approved if the applicant for a firearm trainer certificate successfully completed a minimum of 40 clock hours of education and training through any combination of law enforcement, military, or private firearm courses that included education and training in the following:
(1) Firearms fundamentals and safety;
(2) marksmanship fundamentals and safety procedures;
(3) instruction in daylight, dim light, and darkness shooting;
(4) care, cleaning and maintenance of firearms;
(5) instruction in basic firearms retention and disarming techniques;
(6) shooting proficiency demonstrated with a firearm; and
(7) teaching or instructing abilities.
(c) An applicant for a firearm trainer certificate shall provide verification of the successful completion of approved firearm training by providing the following:
(1) A copy of the original certificate of completion of the course or courses; and
(2) a copy of the training course agenda, a statement from the course instructor or instructors, or an affidavit from the applicant that verifies the education and training requirements.
(d) An applicant for a firearm trainer certificate shall be considered personally qualified to train private detectives in the lawful use of force upon verification of successful completion of 10 clock hours of formal classroom or course instruction on the lawful use of force.
(e) In order to establish that an applicant for a firearm trainer certificate is a person of good character and reputation, an applicant shall meet either of these requirements:
(1) Be licensed as a private detective; or
(2) (A) Provide affidavits from five or more reputable citizens who have known the applicant for a period of at least five years and who are not related to the applicant by blood or marriage, attesting that the applicant is a person of good moral character and reputation; and
(B) provide two classifiable sets of the applicant's rightand left-hand fingerprints on forms provided by the attorney general, one of which shall be submitted to the Kansas bureau of investigation and one of which shall be submitted to the federal bureau of investigation for a fingerprint check to determine any criminal history of the applicant. The applicant shall have fingerprints taken by an officer or employee of a law enforcement agency. The name of the law enforcement agency and the name of the person taking the fingerprints shall be clearly identified on the form. (Authorized by K.S.A. 75-7b18; implementing K.S.A. 75-7b21, as amended by L. 1998, ch. 183, sec. 13; effective May 1, 1982; amended April 12, 1996; amended Nov. 6, 1998.)