The Sheriff’s Office will host an eight-hour concealed carry weapons training class Sunday, February 24 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. The class will consist of four hours of classroom training in the Training Room of the Sheriff’s Office and four hours of firearms training at the Firing Range behind the Sheriffs’ Office. People interested in taking the class can register at the Sheriff’s Office between 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday through Friday, contact Captain Janis Holtcamp or Deputy Danielle Scrogin at 573-473-5801, ext. 231. The deadline to register is by noon on Thursday, February 21, 2013. The cost for registration is $100.
Students shall bring with them both a semi-auto and a revolver, 100 rounds of ammunition for each handgun, plus a ball cap, earplugs/muffs, protective glasses, and holsters for their handguns. The Sheriff’s Office has a couple of semi auto and revolver handguns for students who do not own a firearm; students shall contact Captain James Shrader (573-473-5801, ext. 245) or Lieutenant Matt Oller (573-473-5801, ext. 227) if there is a need to borrow one of the Sheriff’s handguns.