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Private Security Basic Handgun (OPOTC)

Private Security Basic Handgun (OPOTC) 20 hour

Great Oaks Police Academy is offering a firearms course to meet the Ohio Peace Officer Training Council (OPOTC) mandate for the private security professional to carry a firearm during employment. The course will review the Ohio legal aspects of carrying a firearm, malfunction drills, firearms home safety, range/firearm rules/regulations and range practice on the handgun shooting stages.

Great Oaks firearms instructors are Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission (OPOTC) certified.

Students will be tested both in the classroom and on the range. (No single action/sub compact weapons permitted on the range.)

Students are required to bring firearm, belt, holster (thumb snap only), 2 Speed-loaders or 2 magazines and gun cleaning kit.

Cost: $250.00 (includes ammunition and OPOTC certificate)

Rental: $30.00 (weapon)


Or call 513.771.1142.

Payment: Due at registration

2017 Class Dates:
January 14 and 15 - 8:00 am to 7:00 pm (Saturday and Sunday)
February 6 thru 10 - 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm (Monday-Friday)
March 4 and 5 - 8:00 am to 7:00 pm (Saturday and Sunday)
April 3 thru 7 - 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm (Monday-Friday)
May 15 thru 19 - 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm (Monday-Friday)

For the latest class listings, click here and search "Basic Handgun".

Related Information

Map to Great Oaks Firing Range.pdf

Enter the Great Oaks Firing Range at the back of the Public Safety building. DO NOT bring firearms into building until approved by instructor.



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