Candidates for certification as a peace officer may not carry a weapon while on patrol with a field training officer unless they comply with the mandatory licensing requirements of O.C.G.A. 16-11-126 through 16-11-129
A nolo contendere plea to a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence does not prohibit the right to ship, transport, possess, or receive firearms.
Please note that the list of reciprocal carry license states Georgia will accept, which is published by the Attorney General, is now issued via Press Release instead of Official Opinion. For the latest on reciprocal information please check my GFL Reciprocity Page.
Georgia Attorney General Unofficial Opinions The views expressed therein are the completely unofficial views of the writer only, and should be considered as information only. These opinions are not legally binding to any city, county or the state.