Concealed Handgun Course to be Offered Sunday, March 24

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will offer a Concealed Handgun Training Course on Sunday, March 24 at the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office Shooting Range located at 3451 Highway 182 in Raceland. Class will begin at 8:00 a.m. and last until around 5:00 p.m., with a break for lunch. The actual ending time will vary due to class size.

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 for the course is $110. Please register in advance. This course is pre-requisite for those applying for a Concealed Handgun Permit from the State of Louisiana. To register for this course, or for more information, contact Sergeant David Robichaux at (985) 449-4480, or david-robichaux@lpso.net.

Concealed Handgun Course to be Offered Sunday, March 24

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