Training Phone Number: (770) 920-4940

We are no longer accepting applications for our Civilian Handgun Classes due to the COVID-19 virus.

Public handgun classes are being offered to Douglas County residents by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Training Division Firearms Instructors. The classes are held in the Training Facility, located on the second floor of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Law Enforcement Center. Classes are held one evening of each month, from 6:00pm until approximately 9:00pm.

The class includes instruction and/or discussion on:

  • Handgun Safety
  • Proper Shooting Techniques
  • How Your Weapon Functions
  • Cleaning and Maintenance
  • The Georgia Laws Regarding Carrying a Firearm

PLUS Actual Practice with Your Own Weapon On Our Indoor Range (eye and ear protection provided)

You bring your own handgun to class, and 50-100 rounds of ammunition in order to shoot.

Applicants must be a resident or business owner in Douglas County.

You must be at least 18 years of age.

You must give consent for a background check as part of the application process.

There is no fee for this class.

You will be notified of your class date approximately 2 weeks in advance.

All information MUST be provided by the applicant.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office reserves the right to refuse any applicant for the safety of training staff and the public. If any information is omitted, the application will be returned.

Mail application to:
Douglas County Sheriff’s Office
Attn: Training Division
8470 Earl D Lee Blvd
Douglasville, GA 30134

Fax to:

Any questions contact Tina Brownlow @ 770-920-4940