Retired Officer Firearms Qualifications

Retired or separated police officers who wish to use the Belleville Police Department Outdoor Shooting Range must complete and submit the required documents and meet specific qualification criteria, as explained in the steps below.   

Step 2: Set up an appointment. 

Contact MSgt. Sean Harris, BPD, by calling 618-355-9758, or by email at

Appointments are only scheduled during the month of April.

Step 3: Bring the following to your scheduled appointment.

  1. Completed and signed paperwork (see Step 1, above).
  2. A check or money order made payable to the City of Belleville for $25. No cash will be accepted.
  3. Your firearm(s) and 30 rounds of ammunition.
  4. A copy of your valid Illinois FOID card.