Concealed Handgun Course
Offered*Seniors 65 and over is
$55. Please register in advance. For
more information, or to register, contact David Robichaux at 985-449-4480,
The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will be
offering a Concealed Handgun Training Course on Saturday, November 15, 2008.
Class will be from 8:00AM until noon at the National Guard Armory located at
751 Goode Street in Thibodaux and from 1:00PM until finish
at the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office Training Range on Highway 182, in
Raceland. The course will include the
a. One hour of instruction on handgun nomenclature and safe handling
procedures of a revolver and semi-automatic pistol.
b. One hour of instruction on ammunition knowledge and fundamentals of
c. 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
d. One hour of instruction on handgun shooting positions.
e. One hour of instruction on child access prevention.
f. Two hours of actual live range fire and proper handgun
g. Live range fire shall include 12 rounds each at 6 feet, 10 feet,
and 15 feet for a total of 36 rounds.
h. Each applicant or permittee must perform at least one safe reload
of the handgun at each distance.
i. Each applicant or permittee must score 100% hits within the
silhouette portion of a NRA B-27 type silhouette target with at least 36
The cost is $110.
Sheriff Sales *Did you ever want to own your own property, but
thought you never could? Take advantage of the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's
Sale held every other Wednesday on the steps of the Parish Courthouse
in Thibodaux. There could possibly be the house or repossessed car
waiting for you to be the highest bidder. For more information about
how to participate or when the next sale is being held click
here. For more information contact Angie Guedry at (985)
449-4434, or by email.
*Presentations and classes are
scheduled throughout the year. Continue to check
this web site for times and dates, or call the
“contact” name for further information.
Personal Empowerment Safety Education Program is a 7 1/2 hour family
centered safety education program that emphasizes essential
decision-making skills as well as physical resistance options to
escape violence. Children from 5-12 years of age participate in the
program with their adult partners to create a true safety
partnership. The cost is $10. For more information contact Sgt. Carla B.
Landry at (985) 537-9656, or by email.
R.A.D.-Rape Agression Defense
Rape Aggression Defense System is a program of realistic
self-defense tactics and techniques for women. The R.A.D. System is
a comprehensive, women-only course that begins with awareness,
prevention, risk reduction and risk avoidance, while progressing on
to the basics of hands-on defense training. R.A.D. is not a Martial
Arts program. Our courses are taught by nationally certified R.A.D.
Instructors and provide each student with a workbook/reference
manual. This manual outlines the entire Physical Defense Program for
reference and continuous personal growth, and is the key to our free
lifetime return and practice policy for R.A.D. graduates. The
cost is $10. You must register in advance. For more
information contact Deann Barrios at (985) 449-4490, or by email.