As a result of Acts 518 and 680 of the 2022 Regular Legislative Session, Louisiana State Police is offering an online handgun education course at no cost to Louisiana residents. The purpose of this online education course is to educate the public on firearm safety and use. 

The course is optional and shall not be a requirement for obtaining a concealed handgun permit under R.S. 40:1379.3. Completion of this course shall not grant any person the right to carry a concealed handgun unless otherwise provided by law.

These courses are intended to meet the statutory mandate of La. R.S. 40: 1379.3 and La R.S. 40:1379.4. The laws referenced in these modules are current as of the 2022 Louisiana Regular Legislative Session. Laws frequently change, and anyone taking these courses/modules should review current regulations at the Louisiana State Legislature website.

Handgun Basics and Nomenclature

Begin Module 1: Handgun Basics & Nomenclature

Firearm-Free Zones

Begin Module 2: Firearm-Free Zones

Use of Deadly Force

Begin Module 3: Use of Deadly Force

Conflict Resolution

Begin Module 5: Conflict Resolution