Carry Concealed Weapon (CCW) Law

Concealed Carry Class

The Sheriff's Office will host a Concealed Carry Weapons (CCW) class. This class is taught by Sheriff's Deputies who are certified Department of Justice firearms instructors. This class is the actual Department of Justice CCW class developed for the CCW permit application. This class will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2014, from 8:00 am to Noon at the Portage County Annex Building, Conference Rooms 1 & 2. The cost of the class is $40/student.

We will also be offering a Basic Handgun Course from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm at the Portage County Law Enforcement Range. Topics for this class will include shooting stance, grip, sight picture, loading, unloading, malfunctions, and firing. Students will need to bring a firearm and 50 to 100 rounds of ammunition for their firearm. The cost for this course is $25 per student.

Students taking both the CCW class and Basic Handgun Course will be charged a total of $50 per student. For more information and to register, call the Portage County Sheriff's Office at 715-346-1443.

Concealed Carry Law Information

Click on this link for more information regarding the concealed carry law and permit process.