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Sheriff's Dept. offers concealed handgun training course

Sheriff's Dept. offers concealed handgun training course

A concealed handgun training course will be held on Sunday, October 20 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office Shooting Range, 3451 Highway 182, Raceland.

The course will include the following:

 • One hour of instruction on handgun nomenclature and safe handling procedures of a revolver and semi-automatic pistol.

• One hour of instruction on ammunition knowledge and fundamentals of pistol shooting.

• Three hours of instruction on the use of deadly force and conflict resolution, which will include a review of laws relating to the use of deadly force.

• One hour of instruction on handgun shooting positions.

• One hour of instruction on child access prevention.

• Two hours of actual live range fire and proper handgun cleaning procedures.

• Live range fire shall include 12 rounds each at 6 feet, 10 feet, and 15 feet for a total of 36 rounds.

Cost is $110. Advance registration is required.

To register, contact Sgt. David Robichaux at (985) 438-7873 or david-robichaux@lpso.net.

NOTE: This course is pre-requisite for those applying for a Concealed Handgun Permit from the state of Louisiana. The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office does not issue those permits.