Introduction to the Defensive Pistol

Saturday & Sunday, July 9-10, 2005

The Boone County Sheriff Department will again offer a 16 hour "Introduction to the Defensive Pistol" course to qualified applicants on July 9-10, 2005. It will be held at the Boone County Sheriff Firearms Range in Lebanon, IN.

This course is designed for the novice to the experienced male or female firearms owner. The two day course instructs the student in Mindset, Gunhandling, and Marksmanship. It is instructed by Boone County Sheriff Captain Ken Campbell and staff. Campbell is the Department Senior Rangemaster, a guest Firearms Instructor at the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy, has Instructor Certification from Yavapai Firearms Academy, Ltd. ( and an Adjunct Instructor and Rangemaster for Gunsite Academy, Inc. ( )in Paulden, AZ.

Requirements include either a valid Indiana Firearms Permit or Criminal History Report verifying the student as a "Proper Person," eye and hearing protection, a suitable pistol, approximately 400 rounds of ammunition, and tuition of $150. (As there is no fiscal impact on the Department for the course, all costs relating to the course must come from the student tuition's.)

Persons requesting additional information or references are requested to contact Captain Campbell at 765-483-3359 or via email.

Application Form (PDF 36K).

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