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Handgun Program

Training Phone Number: (770) 920-4940

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.

In order to register, you must call the Sheriff's Office at 770-920-4940.

Please fill out the online form below.

All information MUST be provided by applicant, and signature must be witnessed. Please Print Clearly.

If you are interested in taking our course, please click here to download Handgun application (pdf file).

Applicant's Complete Name  
(First, Middle and Last): 
Complete Address: 
Date of Birth: 

Please make a selection.
Social Security Number: 
Driver's License Number: 
State of Driver's License: 
Home Phone: 
Work Phone: 
Caliber of your Handgun: 
Have you ever been convicted of a crime?: 

If you have been convicted of a crime, please describe.

If not, please skip.

I attest and affirm that
I have reviewed this application and that the information supplied is true to the best of my knowledge..

Please type security code you see on screen in the box below the image: 
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Code is Case Sensitive

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 must be at least 18 years of age and give consent (signature must be witnessed) for a background check as part of the application process.

Contact Tina Brownlow at 770-920-4940 if you have any questions. You must bring photo ID to be admitted to this class!

You will be notified of your class date approximately 2 weeks in advance, the time for all classes is 6:00pm – 9:00pm. You may bring your own ammunition, or you may purchase ammunition here for use in the class.

If you can't fill out form online, please click here to download Handgun application (pdf file). And mail completed application to:

Douglas County Sheriff's Office
ATTN: Training Division
8470 Earl D. Lee Blvd.
Douglasville, Georgia 30134

Or fax completed application to: 770-920-3912


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