Handgun Safety Course

The Handgun Safety Course is held bi-monthly at the Putnam County Sherif’s Office for Putnam County residents. There is a $45.00 charge for this course, seating is limited and on a first come first served basis.

Q. Do I have to be a resident of Putnam County to register for the course?
A. Yes.

Q. When is the next Handgun Safety Course?
A. Here is the 2016 course schedule.

  • January 20th
  • March 16th
  • May 18th
  • July 20th
  • September 21st
  • November 16th

Q. What time is the course held?
A. From 7PM to 10PM.

Q. Where is it held?
A. At the Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services

Putnam County Training & Operations Building
112 Old Route 6
Carmel, N.Y. 10512
Map link

Q. How do I register?

  • Download, print and complete this form.
  • Mail the form with a $45.00 postal money order made out to Putnam County Commissioner of Finance.
  • The form and payment must be received by the Sheriff’s Office no later then 5 business days before the course.

Putnam County Sheriff’s Department
3 County Center
Carmel, NY 10512
Attn: Central Records

After the disclaimer and payment is received a confirmation email will be sent to you.

Q. I am registered to attend the next course, do I need to bring anything with me?
A. A pen and photo ID.

Q. I need to print another form, where is it?
A. Download it here.

Q. I have another question that is not covered here, who do I contact?
A. Click here.

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