Concealed Handgun Course to be Offered August 11

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will offer a Concealed Handgun Training Course on Saturday, August 11. 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 P.M. 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.

This course is pre-requisite for those applying for a Concealed Handgun Permit from the State of Louisiana. For more information, or to register, contact Sergeant David Robichaux at (985) 449-4480, or david-robichaux@lpso.net. Course applications can be found on the web at http://www.lpso.net/training.htm. The cost for the course is $110. Applicants are asked to register in advance.

Please note that the 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 August 11