Pennsylvania State Police Lethal Weapons Training Act

Lethal Weapons Training Program 

The Lethal Weapons Training Act 235 provides certification to privately employed agents to carry a lethal weapon.  A lethal weapon is any firearm, device, instrument, material, or any other substance that is capable of bringing about great bodily harm or death.  The Lethal Weapons Training Act incorporates education and training as part of being a certified agent. 


The lethal weapons application process has changed.  The 'Certification Procedures' tab provides instructions to become a certified 235 agent, instructor, or to renew your certification.

Approved Act 235 school directors requiring access to enter grades, must complete and submit the required registration form in order to receive a username and password. The completed registration form can be sent to . You will receive login instructions after you are approved.

If your certification is within 6 months of expiring, please go to our renewal page for instructions on how to renew.