CCW Qualification

All CCW applicants taking the Sheriff's Office basic CCW course or renewal course are required to pass the following:

  • A 30 question, multiple choice written exam with a passing score of 70% or better
  • A CCW weapons qualification consisting of:
    • 5 rounds at 10 yards in 30 seconds
    • 5 rounds at 10 yards in 30 seconds
    • 5 rounds at 5 yards in 20 seconds
    • 5 rounds at 5 yards in 20 seconds
    • 5 rounds at 1.5 yards (close retention) in 15 seconds
  • All 5 stages of the qualification will begin with the CCW property secured in a holster
  • All 25 rounds must be inside of the 14 inch by 16 inch scoring box of a standard DOE-15 target to be considered a pass