RGSO offering training course

DEL NORTE—A concealed handgun firearm-training course will be offered by the Rio Grande Sheriff’s Office on Dec. 15 and 16. This will be an eight-hour course and will satisfy requirements for a concealed firearm carry permit upon successful completion. There is no charge for the course, a range fee, if not a member of Rio Grande Sportsman Club, may apply

The course will begin at 5 p.m. on Dec. 15 until 9 p.m. at the Rio Grande Sheriff’s Office, 640 Cherry Street, Del Norte. This session will be classroom study. Bring firearm for inspection. No ammunition please. There will be four hours of training in the use and proficiency of a firearm. Saturday, Dec. 16 the group will meet at the Rio Grande Sportsman Club at 10 a.m. for live fire proficiency.

A modern center fire or rim fire handgun will be acceptable upon completion of a safety and function check by on-site-armors. A suitable hip holster will be required for training. No cross draw or shoulder holsters. Fifteen rounds of factory practice ammunition are needed. Hearing protection and eye protection will be required. A ball cap, for sun protection and proper clothing is recommended.

Classroom size is limited to 25; please register early. Standby registrations will be accepted in the case of cancellations.

If you have any questions regarding registration, please contact Frank Clark at 657-4000. Any other questions, please contact Corporal Tyler Dean at (719) 657-4000.

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