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. Tim Crimm, BPD, by calling 618-355-9732, 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. Your firearm(s) and 30 rounds of ammunition.
  3. A copy of your valid Illinois FOID card