State Law Background

Among other things, Indiana:

Indiana does not, however:

Local governments in Indiana generally lack authority to regulate firearms or ammunition, and the state requires local law enforcement to issue a concealed handgun license to any applicant who meets certain basic qualifications.

In 2014, Indiana had the 19th highest number of gun deaths per capita among the states. Based on data published by Mayors Against Illegal Guns, Indiana supplied the 8th highest number of crime guns to other states per capita in 2009. Indiana supplies crime guns to other states at a rate that is more than double the national average. Indiana exports more than three times as many crime guns as it imports.



Indiana Firearms Laws

For details about specific firearms laws in Indiana, choose a topic below, or see all of the firearms laws in this state.