Safety Measures, LLC is proud to offer Firearms Proficiency qualification for retired law enforcement professionals (new applicants and renewals).
HR-218 The Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act LEOSA is a program
specifically geared for eligible retired law enforcement officers. This page
is reserved for those persons needing to obtain their L.E.O.S.A. card.
Who is eligible?
Retired Peace Officers and Federal Criminal Investigators and Chapter 44,
Title 18, United States Code, Section 926C(c) Qualified Retired Law
Enforcement Officers. You must be a Texas resident. You have been honorably
retired after not less than a total of 10 years of service as a commissioned
peace officer with one or more state or local law enforcement
agencies or federal criminal investigator as designated by the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 2.122.
Qualified retired law enforcement officer under Chapter 44,
Title 18, United States Code.
As used in this section, the term “qualified retired law enforcement
officer” means an individual who —
(1) separated from service in good standing from service with a public
agency as a law enforcement officer;
(2) before such separation, was 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 had 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);
(3) (A) before such separation, served as a law enforcement officer
for an aggregate of 10 years or more; or
(B) separated from service with such agency, after completing any
applicable probationary period of such service, due to a service-connected
disability, as determined by such agency;
(4) during the most recent 12-month period, has met, at the expense of
the individual, the standards for qualification in firearms training for
active law enforcement officers, as determined by the former agency of the
individual, the State in which the individual resides or, if the State has not
established such standards, either a law enforcement agency within the State
in which the individual resides or the standards used by a certified firearms
instructor that is qualified to conduct a firearms qualification test for
active duty officers within that State;
(5)(A) has not been officially found by a qualified medical professional
employed by the agency to be unqualified for reasons relating to mental health
and as a result of this finding will not be issued the photographic
identification as described in subsection (d)(1); or
(B) has not entered into an agreement with the agency from which the
individual is separating from service in which that individual acknowledges he
or she is not qualified under this section for reasons relating to mental
health and for those reasons will not receive or accept the photographic
identification as described in subsection (d)(1);
(6) is not under the influence of alcohol or another intoxicating or
hallucinatory drug or substance; and
(7) is not prohibited by Federal law from receiving a firearm.
Out of State Retired Law Enforcement Officers are eligible to get their
LEOSA card through the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) if they are
a resident of Texas. You do not need to maintain your LEOSA card from your
agency that is out state.
You don’t have to travel back to your state to do your proficiency to
maintain your LEOSA card if you go through TCOLE.
This one-day intermediate tactical training course that covers what we believe to be the minimum knowledge, skills, and tactics required to safely and effectively carry a concealed handgun for defensive purposes.