Texas Government Code § 411.198. Law Enforcement Officer Alias Handgun License

(a) On written approval of the director, the department may issue to a law enforcement officer an alias license to carry a handgun to be used in supervised activities involving criminal investigations.

(b) It is a defense to prosecution under Section 46.035, Penal Code , that the actor, at the time of the commission of the offense, was the holder of an alias license issued under this section.


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