Firearms Permit Examiners, Board of

Agency Website

Statutory Authority

Connecticut General Statutes Sec. 29-32b

Agency History

1967, Public Act 67-633

Established within the Licensing, Registration, and Examination Board

1977, Public Act 77-614

Placed within Department of Public Safety for administrative purposes only

2011, July 1, Public Act 11-48

Placed within the new Office of Governmental Accountability

Published Histories/Articles

For a description of operations and statutory history, see Office of Legislative Research Reports 2000-R-0856 and 2000-R-0819.

Archived Board of Firearms Permit Examiners website as harvested by the Connecticut State Library, Connecticut Digital Archive

Agency Documents

Check the State Library catalog for availability of publications by the agency:

Reports are located in:

[CSL Call Number ConnDoc Co80 rp]

1967-2001, Digest of Administrative Reports to the Governor [CSL Call Number ConnDoc F40 d]
2002-, online version

State Archives Record Group: Not available

List of Heads


Years of Service

James E. Murray III 1967-Sept. 1, 1968
G. Eric Doerschler 1968-1998
Michael O’Connor 1998-1999
Bernard Gaffney 2000
Philip Dukes 2000-2004
Christopher R. Adams 2004-2008
Joseph T. Corradino 2008-Present