concealed carry permits

State News
10:05 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Police: 2014 concealed-carry permits in Illinois top 91,000

Illinois State Police say more than 91,000 concealed-carry permits have been issued statewide since the state began allowing guns to be carried in public a year ago. State police say 91,651 permits had been granted by the end of 2014. 

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Statehouse
5:03 pm
Mon December 30, 2013

Police prepare for an estimated 400,000 concealed carry permit applicants

Illinois State Police say they’re expecting hundreds of thousands of people to apply for permits to carry concealed weapons in 2014. As Illinois Public Radio’s Alex Keefe reports, the state begins taking general applications this weekend.

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State News
6:53 am
Wed September 25, 2013

ISP approves instructors who will train those applying for concealed carry permits

Illinois gun owners are now a half-step closer to being able to legally carry concealed weapons. Fifty-four instructors have been approved by the Illinois State Police. They’ll be in charge of training the thousands of people expected to apply for concealed carry permits.

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