PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE: Since the horrific events that took place in Connecticut on
December 14, 2012, Concealed Pistol License (CPL) applicants in Spokane County
have overwhelmed Police Records as well as Forensics. The number of applicants
have jumped to three to four times the amount per day compared to the numbers
prior to December 14th.
Police Records and Forensics personnel would like the public
to know that the expected wait to apply for a CPL can range anywhere from two to
three hours. Applications are submitted at the Public Safety Building located
at 1100 W. Mallon, Spokane, Wa 99260.
Applicants can print off and complete the
application on-line at Spokanepolice.org. However, applicants have to come to
the Public Safety Building to submit the application in person. A background
check and fingerprints are also required. Successful applicants will have
permits mailed to them as soon as possible after they are accepted.
Hours of operation are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday,
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Citizens need to be advised that if there are too
many applicants to finish processing by 4:00 p.m., there will be no additional
applicants accepted after 1:30 p.m. New applications cost $52.50. Renewal fee