Hendry County Sheriff hosting concealed carry classes

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HENDRY COUNTY, Fla — Hendry County Sheriff Steve Whidden will be will holding classes for individuals interested in obtaining a Concealed Weapons Permit. This will be a 4 hour course which consists of both classroom and firearm range instruction. Classes will begin December 12, 2015.
This announcement comes a week after the Sheriff posted a controversial message on Facebook, warning people to protect themselves against “radical Islamic terrorists.”
Classes will be held at the Hendry County Gun Range and taught by Hendry County Sheriff’s Office State of Florida Certified Firearms Instructors. Students will need to bring their own handguns and at least fifty (50) rounds of ammunition, holster, both eye and ear protection. There is a $25 per person fee. You must be at least 21 years of age to participate. Concealed weapons applications are available at the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office or you may pick a packet up the day of the instruction.
All interested citizens should contact Carmen Corbitt or Capt. Susan Harrelle at either (863) 674-5628 or 863-674-5604 or by e-mail at ccorbitt@hendrysheriff.org or sharrelle@hendrysheriff.org.

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