6.04 - LEOSA Firearms Qualification

6.04. LEOSA Firearms Qualification

(1) In order to obtain a LEOSA Qualification card, the student must meet the statewide standards for qualification in firearms training as established by the Municipal Police Training Committee.

(2) The student shall use a firearm of the type, whether semi-automatic or revolver, to be carried by the qualified retired law enforcement officer under the authority of the LEOSA.

(3) LEOSA Qualification Card. Certificates of completion in the form of a wallet-sized card or a card capable of being folded into a wallet size shall be provided by the certified LEOSA instructor to the student upon meeting all standards set forth in 515 CMR 6.00. All such cards shall be in a form prescribed and authorized by the Colonel and shall contain the following information:

(a) That the card is evidence that the person named on the card has completed the required training in accordance with 515 CMR 6.04 and 18 U.S.C. § 926C;

(b) That the card is valid for 12 months from the date on which the course was completed with prominent display of the date of expiration;

(c) Prominent display that the certificate is only valid for purposes of 18 U.S.C. § 926C when presented with a valid retired law enforcement officer identification card.

(d) Name and date of birth of the student;

(e) Name of the law enforcement agency from which the student retired;

(f) Date of course completion;

(g) Certified LEOSA instructor's typed or printed name, signature, and LEOSA Instructor Certification number.

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