2013 News Releases

AG Schmidt: March sets another new concealed-carry record

Release Date: Apr 03, 2013

TOPEKA – (April 3, 2013) – For the third consecutive month, a record number of Kansans applied for permits to carry concealed handguns, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced today.

Schmidt said his office received 4,072 applications for concealed carry permits during March, which is a new single-month record. The previous record was set in February, when 3,573 permit applications were received.

In the first quarter of 2013, 10,812 new concealed carry applications were submitted to the Kansas Attorney General’s office. There are currently 53,272 active concealed carry licensees in Kansas.

Schmidt’s office administers the concealed carry licensing program.

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