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, April 26, 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 715-346-1444.
Concealed Carry Law Information
Click on this link for more information regarding the concealed carry law and permit process.
Law Enforcement Retiree Information
Retiree renewals will take place on Saturday, April 26, 2014, from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Sheriff's Office Range. Cost of the renewal is $10.00.