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The Citizen’s Role/Responsibility as a CCW Permit Holder
Residents of Guilford County who are current, valid Concealed Carry Permit Holders, the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office will be providing informational classes entitled “The Citizen’s Role/Responsibility as a CCW Permit Holder.” These informational classes will cover the following topics:
- Firearms Laws – Refresher/Updates
- Use of Force – Lethal/Non-Lethal as applies to private citizens
- Personal Safety and Self-Protection
- Basic Firearms Safety
- Firearms Simulation Exercises
- Related Topics, Question/Answer Session
Space for each session will be limited to 20 persons on a first come, first serve basis (so enroll now!) The third session will be offered from 8am – 12pm on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office, Greensboro Detention Center, located at 201 S Edgeworth St., Greensboro, NC 27401. Please park at the Otto Zenke Building, located at 400 W. Washington St., Greensboro, NC 27401. All class participants meet in the lobby of Jail Central before 8:00 am for class to begin. Future classes will be offered.
Interested concealed carry permit holders should contact MCpl. D. Jackson at (336) 641-5313 or Officer J. Page at (336) 641-3378.
Deadline for enrollment is Monday, January 16, 2017 at 5pm.
Under North Carolina General Statutes, the Sheriff of each county is directed to issue weapon permits to qualifying residents of his county, and to non-residents of the county who are collectors. All applications must be completed at the Sheriff's Office in the presence of an officer or the Pistol Permit Clerk. Read more....
As of December 1, 1995, certain residents of North Carolina may be eligible to obtain a permit which would allow them to carry a concealed handgun under certain conditions. N.C. Gen. Stat. 14-415.11 No other weapons may be carried concealed pursuant to such permit. Read more....