Putnam County Sheriff's Department

Handgun Safety Course

The Handgun Safety Course is held monthly at the Putnam County Sheriff’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. Is this an in-person or virtual course?
A. The course is in-person; proper social distancing protocols will be followed.

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. 2022 dates:

  • August 24
  • September 14
  • October 26
  • November 16
  • December 07

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

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?

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 an additional/replacement copy of my certificate; how do I get one?
A: We will provide a copy of your certificate for a five-dollar fee; contact us here.

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