Thank you for your interest in participating in the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office Concealed Weapons Course.

This course is taught by a Certified Firearms Instructor. You must complete the application and pass a criminal history background check prior to being enrolled in the course. You must be a current resident of Putnam County. Although there is no charge to take this class, a donation of $10.00 to the TEN-24 foundation is appreciated (

This course is usually conducted once a month (if scheduling permits) and is four hours long. You will learn basic firearm safety and shooting fundamentals for most handguns. Completion of this course allows the participant to apply for their Concealed Weapons Permit. If enrolled, participants must bring their own handgun and 12 rounds of ammunition for their gun.

When completing your application, if you are part of a group that would like to take the course together, please indicate this information in the notes portion of the application. All persons taking this course must complete a separate application. We will do our best to schedule you with your group, however, this may not always be possible.

For further information, please contact Sgt. Tommy J Owens at (386) 326-2760.

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