The Honorable John KasichGovernor o the State o OhioRife Center, 30th FloorColumbus, OH 43215The Honorable William G. BatchelderSpeaker, Ohio House o RepresentativesRife Center, 14th FloorColumbus, OH 43215The Honorable Thomas NiehausPresident, Ohio SenateStatehouse, Second FloorColumbus, OH 43215
Dear Governor, Mr. Speaker and Mr. President,
Under Ohio law, county sherifs are responsible or issuing, renewing,denying, suspending or revoking concealed carry licenses. On a quarterlybasis, they report these statistics to the Ohio Peace Ocer TrainingCommission, part o the Ohio Attorney General’s Oce. The commissionthen compiles those statistics annually or transmission to each o you nolater than the rst day o March, in accordance with Ohio Revised CodeSection 109.731(C).Since the implementation o Ohio’s concealed handgun law in April 2004,the state has issued 246,760 regular concealed carry licenses. In 2010, countysherifs issued 60,881 regular licenses (47,337 new licenses and 13,544renewal licenses) and 68 temporary licenses.For a county-by-county breakdown o the statistics as well as statewidetotals, please consult this report. Should you have any questions on itscontent, please eel ree to contact my oce.
Very respectfully yours,
Mike DeWineOhio Attorney General
Ohio’s Concealed Handgun Law 2010 Annual Report
March 1, 2011