Handgun Safety Courses

Handgun safety is a primary concern of the Sheriff’s Office in screening prospective applicants and a handgun safety course is required prior to application processing. ONLY a certificate issued by any of the Certified Instructors listed below will be accepted. NO ONLINE OR VIRTUAL TRAINING COURSES WILL BE ACCEPTED!
  • Chauncey Bennett dba CCB Training ~ 607-345-0054 ~ chauncey37@hotmail.com 
  • CNY Police Academy (OCC) ~ 315-498-6046 ~ www.sunyocc.edu
  • Kevin Dix ~ 315-695-1209 or 315-592-8724
  • Steve Townsend ~ 315-469-7249 or 315374-3676
  • Matt Mallory ~ 315-849-2886 or 315567-4573 ~ www.PSandEd.com
  • Ricardo Riostirado ~ 315-804-6953 or 315-532-4573 ~ osr@yahoo.com
  • Buck Stephens ~ 800-506-6994 ~ info@defenseinstructors.com ~ www.defenseinstructors.com
  • Stephen Morgan ~ 607-351-8666 ~ nyst5005@twcny.rr.com ~ www.patriotfirearmtraining.com
  • David Jenkins ~ 585-749-7650 ~ www.safeinrochester.com
  • Laura Purdy ~ 315-857-8465 ~ www.safeinrochester.com
  • Jacqueline Yockey ~ 985-634-8861 ~ jacqueline@concealedcoalition.com
                 -Jody Picou
                 -Chief Torrie M. James
                 -Yates Crawford
                 -Joshua Drake
                 -Justin Griggs