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weapons offense charges, concealed carry, FOID, Naperville criminal defense lawyers, concealed carry permitThe Illinois State Police Department must issue a concealed carry permit for handguns to any individual age 21 or older who completes the required 16-hour training course and holds a Firearm Owner’s Identification (FOID) card. The state imposes numerous limits on concealed carry permit holders, including the right of any law enforcement agency to object to issuing such a permit to an individual who the agency reasonably believes to be a hazard to him- or herself or others.

Other limits include which types of firearm may be carried in a concealed manner and where they may be taken. Violations of Illinois’ concealed carry law are grounds for weapons offense charges.

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