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The Lethal Weapons Training Act 235 provides certification to privately employed agents to carry a lethal weapon. A lethal weapon is any firearm, device, instrument, material, or any other substance that is capable of bringing about great bodily harm or death. The Lethal Weapons Training Act incorporates education and training as part of being a certified agent.

Effective January 1, 2017, we no longer accept paper applications, checks, or money orders.

Effective October 13, 2016, the TRS system was replaced with the Training and Certification System (TACS). TACS is designed to support the business needs of our stake holders to include police department chiefs, Act 120 academy directors, and Act 235 school directors. Applicants, police officers, lethal weapons agents, instructors, and public users now have the ability to check statuses and update their personal information within their profile.

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For questions and concerns please email the MPOETC Support Staff.