Government & Politics

Attorney General Derek Schmidt says more than 14,000 Kansans apply for concealed-carry permits

More than 14,000 people applied to carry concealed guns in Kansas in fiscal year 2014, the second highest number on record.

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt reported receiving 14,205 concealed-carry permits for the fiscal year that ended June 30.

The number down was from last year, when the state received a record 25,316 concealed-carry permits. But it was still the second most since the program began in 2006, the attorney general said.

There are currently about 83,000 Kansans with active concealed-carry permits.

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