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This course is offered to Retired Law Enforcement to allow the officer to carry their firearm in the Unites States. To enroll into this course you must have present your Retired LE Identification Card, Pistol Permit and Driver's License.

H.R. 218 Training Course

Course Date
  • Students receive a Photo Identification Card upon completion.

    Registration is REQUIRED prior to the start date of this class. LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE.

    The H.R. 218 Course is $75.00 which qualifies the Retired LE Officer for one firearm (revolver or semi auto).

    For an additional $25.00 you can qualify with a second firearm. For an additional $50.00 you can receive qualification for the
    8 Hour Firearms Training Course. For each qualification you must fire 50 rounds per qualification.

    For example: If you want to qualify for H.R. 218 with 2 firearms and 8 Hour Firearms Training Course, you will need 150 rounds total. Ammunition is not included but common calibers (9, 40, 45, 38) will be available for purchase.

    Proper ID (NYS or NYC Pistol License)
    Proper ID (Retired LE ID)
    Calibers Allowed: 9mm, .38, .40, .45
    50 Rounds of Ammunition
    Semi – Automatic: Must have three (3) magazines total
    Revolver: Must have two (2) speed loaders
    Belt Holster
    Magazine Pouch
    Cleaning Equipment
    Pen / Notepad
    Ear & Eye Protection (available to rent on site)

    Pants with Belt Loops, Strong side Holster, Rubber Soled Shoes (No Flip Flops)