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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 
    We have classes on May 30th, June 25th & 27th, July 25th, August 27th & 29th, September 26th, October 29th & 31st, November 21st, and December 3rd & 5th. This is the basic CCW class.  You can attend either the Thursday/Saturday class or the all day Saturday class, depending on the month.

    o HPD SHOOTING ACADEMY - $250.00 
    We have classes on 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

    We have classes on 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 or by phone at 868-5811 ext. 1461

    2) Det. Dan Stevenson at or by phone at 868-5811 ext. 1251

    3) Officer Brian Buchanan at or by phone at 868-5811 ext. 1171

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    Last updated: 5/29/2015 8:39:03 AM