Wisconsin Administrative Code
(Jus) - Department of Justice
Jus 18 - Certification Of Former Federal Law Enforcement Officers
Jus 18.04 - Application procedures for concealed carry certification cards

Universal Citation: WI Admin Code § Jus 18.04

§ Jus 18.04. Application procedures for concealed carry certification cards

(1) When the department receives an application for a concealed carry certification card for a former federal law enforcement officer pursuant to s. 175.49(3), Stats., the department shall do the following in the sequence listed:

(a)

1. Review the application for completeness. An application is complete when the department has received the following:

a. A signed and fully completed application form, DJ-LE-286.

Note: Form DJ-LE-286 is available on the department's Internet site: www.doj.state.wi.us.

b. Acceptable proof of firearms qualification, as provided in s. Jus 18.05.

c. The application fee required under s. Jus 18.10.

d. A current photograph meeting the content and format requirements set forth in the instructions of the application form, DJ-LE-286.

e. A written statement from the federal law enforcement agency from which the applicant separated from service affirming that the applicant meets the requirements of s. 175.49(3) (b)1, 2., and 3., Stats. The department shall prepare and make available on its Internet site a statement form that may be used for this purpose.

2. If an application is complete, the department shall proceed under par. (b). If an application is incomplete, the department shall reject it and shall send written notice of the rejection to the applicant at the residence address provided by the applicant in the application form. The notice of rejection shall explain why the application was found to be incomplete and what must be submitted to complete the application.

(b) Confirm that the state identification card number submitted by the applicant has been issued to that person by the department of transportation under s. 343.17(3) (a) 4 or 343.50, Stats., and that the number does not correspond to a driver's license or state identification card that is either expired or cancelled. If the applicant's state identification number meets these requirements, the department shall proceed under par. (c). If the applicant's state identification number does not meet these requirements, the department shall deny the application and proceed under sub. (2).

(c) Review the written affirmation from the federal law enforcement agency from which the applicant separated from service to determine whether the applicant meets the requirements of s. 175.49(3) (b)1, 2., and 3., Stats. If the applicant meets the requirements of s. 175.49(3) (b)1, 2., and 3., Stats., the department shall proceed under par. (d). If the applicant does not meet the requirements of s. 175.49(3) (b)1, 2., and 3., Stats., the department shall deny the application and proceed under sub. (2).

(d) Review the proof of firearms qualification submitted by the applicant for compliance with the requirements of s. 175.49(3) (b)5, Stats., and s. Jus 18.05. If the proof of firearms qualification meets those requirements, the department shall proceed under par. (e). If the proof of firearms qualification does not meet those requirements, the department shall deny the application and proceed under sub. (2).

(e) Enter the application data into the department's record keeping system and assign the applicant a confirmation number.

(f) Conduct a background check of the applicant pursuant to s. 175.49(3) (b)4, Stats., for the purpose of determining whether the applicant is prohibited under federal law from possessing a firearm. If the applicant is not prohibited by federal law from possessing a firearm, the department shall issue a certification card to the applicant, assign a certification card number, and promptly send the certification card to the applicant by 1st class mail. If the applicant is prohibited by federal law from possessing a firearm, the department shall deny the application and proceed under sub. (2).

(2) If an application is denied under sub. (1), the department shall inform the applicant in writing of the denial, stating the reasons and factual basis for the denial decision. The written notice of denial shall also advise the applicant of the right to seek administrative review of the denial decision under s. Jus 18.08.

(CR 12-030: cr. Register May 2013 No. 689, eff. 6-1-13.)
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