Lethal Weapons Training Program

Pennsylvania State Police Lethal Weapons Certification Unit 8002 Bretz Drive Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17112-9748

Lethal Weapons

Retired Police Officer Certification Procedures

A. Nondisability RETIRED WITHIN THREE YEARS OF RETIREMENT, with at least 20 yrs. Service, and in good standing

1. Application for Agent Certification (SP 8-200)

2. Police Officer Exemption Application (SP 8-200 C)

  • Retired PSP - Exemption Application must be signed by Human Resources
  • Retired MPO- Exemption Application must be signed by the Chief  

3. Fingerprint processing fee ($27.50) by Money Order, Certified Check, or Cashier’s Check payable to "The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania".

4. Fingerprinting by the PA State Police done either by Live Scan OR on hard copies.

Hard copies must include one blue and white FBI Applicant card and one green and white PSP Applicant card.

5. Upon approval, the $30 certification fee payable to "The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is required.

B. Nondisability RETIRED FOR MORE THAN 3 YRS*, with at least 20 years of service and retired in good standing  

1. Application for Agent Certification

2. Application and fingerprint processing fee ($77.50) by Money Order, Certified Check, or Cashier’s Check payable to "The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania".

3. Physical examination

4. Psychological evaluation

5. Upon approval and completion of training, the $30 certification fee payable to "The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania" is required.