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Carry Concealed Weapons

The Hamilton Police Department offers training for citizens of Ohio that qualifies them to apply for a permit to carry a concealed weapon through the state. Ohio law requires that citizens over the age of 21 attend ten hours of classroom training and two hours of live fire range training, to apply for a permit. The Hamilton Police Department offers this training monthly at the Hamilton Police Department at 331 South Front Street, Hamilton, Ohio, 45011.

For any additional information, please contact the Training Section at (513) 868-5811, extension 1171.

  • Course Registration Form
  • Training Overview Video
  • 2015 Training Schedule

    o Carrying Concealed Weapon Training - $95.00 
    Classes start on January 27th, February 24th, March 24th, April 28th, May 26th, June 23rd, July 28th, August 25th, September 22nd, October 27th, and December 1st.  This is the basic CCW class.  Classes held on Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30pm to 10:30pm.  The Saturday class time will be determined on the Thursday night class.

    o HPD SHOOTING ACADEMY - $250.00 
    2015 classes start on January 22nd, March 19th, May 14th, July 9th, September 3rd, and October 22nd. The course lasts five weeks and meets on Thursday's from 6 to 8 p.m.The HPD Shooting Academy covers a variety of shooting positions and scenarios. This class fulfills renewal requirements. 

    o Advanced CCW- $150.00

    2015 classes start on February 10th, April 14th, June 9th, August 11th, October 6th, and December 8th. This Advanced class is held on Tuesday evenings from 5:30pm to 10:30pm.  It is a condensed version of the basic CCW class.




    Ammunition is included in the cost and loaner guns are available for those who do not have a weapon.

    Please contact 1) Lieutenant Trent Chenoweth for further information at chenowet@ci.hamilton.oh.us or by phone at 868-5811 ext. 1461

    2) Det. Dan Stevenson at stevensd@ci.hamilton.oh.us or by phone at 868-5811 ext. 1251

    3) Officer Brian Buchanan at buchanal@ci.hamilton.oh.us or by phone at 868-5811 ext. 1171

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    Last updated: 1/27/2015 4:52:15 PM