State gets 14,205 concealed carry applications

Conceal and Carry (KSN File Photo)
Conceal and Carry (KSN File Photo)

TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Attorney General’s Office says the state received the second highest number of concealed carry applications in the last fiscal year.

The attorney general announced in a news release Monday that more than 14,205 applications were received between July 1, 2013, and June 30 this year.

The highest number of applications in one fiscal year came in last year, when 25,316 applications were received.

Attorney General Derek Schmidt says more than 83,000 Kansans currently have active concealed carry permits. The state has received 90,000 applications since 2006.

“The concealed carry program continues to be popular for Kansas citizens interested in becoming trained and licensed to protect themselves and their families,” Schmidt said. “Our office will continue to administer this program in an efficient manner as the Legislature intended.”

Thirty-six other states recognize Kansas’ concealed carry permits.

Look up Concealed Carry Handgun Licenses by county below
(The following table shows county-by-county breakdown of CCHL applications received, licenses issued, percentage of applications granted license, county population over 18 and percent of that population licensed. Mobile users click here for breakdown)

Source: CCHL data provided by Kansas Attorney General’s Office, 7/21/2014 – Population data based on estimates published by U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Release Date: June 2014 (http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/20000.html)

Kansas CCHL applications by year

RELATED LINK: Kansas Attorney General Conceal and Carry Information

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