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The Law Enforcement Unit offers Basic Handgun Marksmanship and Safety for Civilians course.   

This class is eight hours. It is for civilians who want basic knowledge and hands-on experience with a handgun.

The course will cover:

  • Legal topics. These include chapter 5 of the PA Crimes Code and Pennsylvania's Castle Doctrine.
  • Nomenclature
  • Cleaning
  • Safe handling and storage of a handgun

The live fire portion will cover basic fundamentals such as:

  • Proper stance
  • Grip
  • Sighting
  • Trigger control

To take this class, you must:

  • Be at least 21 years old
  • Have your own handgun and 50 rounds of manufacturer-approved ammunition. We do not allow re-loaded ammunition.
  • Have proper hearing protection, eye protection and a baseball-style hat


We hold classes at the Senator Jeffrey E. Piccola Law Enforcement Complex.

Tuition is $150. You must pay the full tuition amount when you register.

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