Concealed Handgun Course to be Offered February 25

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will offer a Concealed Handgun Training Course on Saturday, February 25, 2012. Class will be from 8:00 A.M. until 12:00 P.M. at the National Guard Armory located at 751 Goode Street in Thibodaux and from 1:00 PM until finish at the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office Training Range on Highway 182 in 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 R.S. 14:18 through 14:22 and which may include a review of any other 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.
• Each applicant or permittee must perform at least one safe reload of the handgun at each distance.
• Each applicant or permittee must score 100% hits within the silhouette portion of a NRA B-27 type silhouette target with at least 36 rounds.

The cost is $110. Please register in advance. For more information, or to register, contact Sergeant David Robichaux at 985-449-4480, or david-robichaux@lpso.net .

Please know that this Classroom/Area is accessible only via a stairway. If you require different accommodations, whether due to injury or disability, please let us know at least 72-hours in advance so that alternate arrangements can be made (or an alternate location will be secured). As always, it is our desire to include all persons in this training/learning opportunity.

Concealed Handgun Course to be Offered February 25