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Concealed-carry instructor applications available

Posted by wlpo on August 30, 2013

     SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Illinois State Police say applications for training to be a concealed-carry instructor are now available.

      State police made the announcement Friday, a week before a Sept. 6 deadline to make the paperwork available for those who want to teach concealed-carry classes in Illinois.

      Those who want to apply for a concealed-carry license in Illinois must successfully complete training from an approved Illinois concealed-carry firearms instructor. Illinois concealed-carry licenses will be available in early January. Approved instructors will be listed in a state registry.

      In July, Illinois became the last state in the nation to approve a concealed-carry law. 

     Online: Applications are available at

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