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 2015, Indiana had the 21st highest rate of gun deaths per capita among the states. Indiana also supplied the 10th highest number of crime guns to other states per capita between 2010 and 2015.

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.