H.R. 218 Class For Retired Law Enforcement Officers
Those requirements are:
a) Course must be a minimum of six (6) hours long plus range and qualification time. b) The legal block of instruction must be a minimum of two (2) hours in length. c) A written legal examination is required. d) A shooting proficiency examination is required. We will be shooting a day and night course of fire.
Retired law enforcement deputies, officers, troopers, and federal/ state agents who wish to participate in a H.R. 218 Class must have the following: *Photo identification showing proof from the agency in which you retired. *To be eligible for this class, you can be retired from any law enforcement agency within the United States, but your current primary residency must be in North Carolina. *Good Quality Handgun and 150 Rounds of Ammunition "to be used at the range", Eye Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, three magazines for semi-automatic pistols, and a flashlight. *Handguns may utilize the following calibers: .380 caliber, 9 mm, .40 caliber, .45 caliber, 357Sig, .38 Special, 357 Magnum. (No other calibers of ammunition will be allowed) *Only handguns chambered for the approved calibers will be authorized. *Firearms will be inspected for safety and functionality by Carolinas First Defense firearms instructors. *Firearms found to be unsafe or un-serviceable will not be allowed on the firing line. *NOTE! Some types of ammunition are in short supply. Please do not wait until the last minute to obtain your ammo. * Holster (no cross draw or shoulder holsters allowed due to safety concerns.) Please bring a belt for your holster. *Hat or Cap with brim (to deflect hot spent shells and prevent them from getting between your safety glasses and eyes). *Loose fitting clothing with pockets works best or a coat with pockets for ammunition and magazines. Location: Classes are held at our shop 1851 E Dixon Blvd. Shelby NC 28152. After the classroom part, we will then be traveling to the range.