City Times Staff
The Portage County Sheriff’s Office Concealed Carry Weapons (CCW) Class, scheduled for Sat., April 23 is now full.
Anyone interested in the class will be placed on a waiting list.
The class is taught by sheriff’s deputies who are certified Department of Justice Firearm Instructors; the class is the actual Department of Justice CCW class developed for the CCW permit application.
This class will be held from 8:00 AM to noon in rooms 1 and 2 of the Portage County Annex, 1462 Strongs Avenue. Cost of the class is $40 per student.
A second glass will also be offered that day — a Basic Handgun Course will be held from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM at the Portage County Law Enforcement Range. Topics for this class include shooting stance, grip, sight picture, loading, unloading, malfunctions and firing.
Students will need to bring a handgun and approximately 50 rounds of ammunition for their handgun. The cost for this course is $40 per student.
Students taking both the CCW and Basic Handgun Course will be charged a total of $60 per student for both classes.
For more information and to register call the Sheriff’s Office at 715-346-1819.
For more general information on Wisconsin’s CCW law and permit information visit the Portage County Sheriff’s Office website at www.co.portage.wi.us/sheriff.