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Kansas gets 14,205 concealed carry applications

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TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas Attorney General’s Office says the state received the second highest number of concealed carry applications in the last fiscal year.

The attorney general announced in a news release Monday that more than 14,205 applications were received between July 1, 2013, and June 30 this year.

The highest number of applications in one fiscal year came in last year, when 25,316 applications were received.

Attorney General Derek Schmidt says the more than 83,000 Kansans have applied for concealed carry permits since the program started in 2006. The state has received 90,000 applications since then.

Thirty-six other states recognize Kansas’ concealed carry permits.