With the legislation that passed regarding nationwide carry by law enforcement personnel, the Florida CJSTC implemented an annual qualification course of fire. This same course of fire is to be utilized for qualification of retired personnel wanting to meet the established criteria. Olson Combat System Firearms instructors are all CJSTC certified and able to provide this service to our retired law enforcement clients that meet the requirements established in the law.

This qualification course of fire is scheduled for various dates and times and by appointment. Any personnel who meet the requirements outlined below and who want to obtain the CJSTC Firearms Proficiency Verification Card CJSTC Form 600 should contact us at (772) 233-2999 for an appointment or more information.

Equipment Required:


  • Handgun
  • Belt with holster
  • Speed loader/Magazine pouches
  • Minimum of 2 speed loaders or 3 magazines
  • Clothing suitable for concealed carry
  • Wrap around eye protection
  • Ear protection


Ammunition Needed:

At least 150 rounds of handgun ammunition

Course of fire available upon request, Personnel will be given three (3) attempts to qualify.( Per day)

"Qualified Retired Law Enforcement Officer" means an individual who;

Retired in good standing from service with a public agency as a law enforcement officer, other than for reasons of mental instability;
Before such retirement, 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;

(A) before such retirement, was regularly employed as a law enforcement officer for an aggregate of 15 years or more; or
(B) retired 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;

Has a non-forfeitable right to benefits under the retirement plan of the agency;
During the most recent 12-month period, has met, at the expense of the individual, the State's standards for training and qualification for active law enforcement officers to carry firearms;
Is not under the influence of alcohol or another intoxicating or hallucinatory drug or substance; and
Is not prohibited by Federal law from receiving a firearm.

Required Identification:

Under H.R. 218, the identification required to be carried by qualified retired law enforcement officers can be either:
(1) A photographic identification issued by the agency from which the individual retired from service as a law enforcement officer that indicates that the individual has, not less recently than one year before the date the individual is carrying the concealed firearm, been tested or otherwise found by the agency to meet the standards established by the agency for training and qualification for active law enforcement officers to carry a firearm of the same type as the concealed firearm or
(2) (A) a photographic identification issued by the agency from which the individual retired from service as a law enforcement officer; and
       (B) a certification issued by the State in which the individual resides that indicates that the individual has, not less recently than one year before the date the individual is carrying the concealed firearm, been tested or otherwise found by the State to meet the standards established by the State for training and qualification for active law enforcement officers to carry a firearm of the same type as the concealed firearm." (The CJSTC-authorized card would be "certification issued by the State.)

(772) 233-2999

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HR 218  Qualification Course
THE FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS SAFETY ACT OF 2004


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At the Olson Combat System's LEO\Military academy we perform customized firearm, edged weapons and hand to hand training for your department.   Please call us to arrange your program at (772) 233-2999