|Sierra Firearms Academy ™||
145 Isidor Ct. Suite F
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says man was defending home
suspect in drive-by shooting arrested by Lyon County officials
The Lyon County gang task force has arrested a teen-ager in connection with a drive-by shooting in Mound House earlier this month. The teen's age and home town were not released. He has been booked into Carson City Juvenile Detention Center on charges of assault with a deadly weapon with a gun enhancement and a gang enhancement. Shots were fired after midnight March 13 at two vehicles parked at a Mound House home, reports said. No one was injured vehicles were damaged.
Woman wards off would be burglars
Reno police say a 22 year old
woman armed with a shotgun thwarted the burglary plans of two men
who kicked down her door.
(Yea!!! That's how it's done!)
Frequently Asked Questions
There are several good reasons to have a concealed weapons permit. First and foremost, it gives you the legal ability to carry a handgun anywhere in Nevada, and currently 17 other states. That provides you the ability to defend yourself and your family as you travel.
The ATF revoked the NICS exemption early in 2008, where your permit would exempt you from the $25 "Brady" check for gun purchases. The NICS exemption has been reinstated now, but only is good with permits issued after July of 2011.
Lastly, because you can. The more people take advantage of this law, the less likely the politicians will be to mess with it. While most people don't carry all the time, it is comforting to know you can if you feel the need.
It's better to have it and not need it, than to need it and not have it...
You will have to pick up an application package from the Sheriff of the county you reside in. If Washoe County, you can download and print it from the Training Courses page or the Sheriff's website.
Then, you will have to take a class like ours, and qualify with a handgun. Once you have the certificate of training, you take that and your application back to your Sheriff, get your fingerprints and mugshots taken and pay the fees to the Sheriff, currently $97.50
After that, you just wait while your background investigation is completed. When that's done, you get the permit, or an explanation of denial. You can only be denied for very specific reasons outlined in the law. The permit is good for 5 years from the date of issuance.
For our Basic
class, if you want a Concealed Carry permit, you need
The basic self defense class is $150. per person. If you are married and bring your spouse, we give you $50 off, which is $250 for the couple. We have always done this, because we think that if you have a gun, your wife (or husband) should know how to use it, even if she/he doesn't want the permit. No... any 2 people don't make a couple.. sorry.
We also give this class in a private lesson setting. It still is required to be an 8 hour class. A private class is $300 per person and the couple price is $500. It isn't cheap, but you are getting a full day of our time and all of our costs are included.
The Renewal class is $85. per person, and $150 for a couple.
A private renewal class is $175 ea. or $300 for a couple.
Want a private class for a small group of friends or family? Call us for a quote...
Private training is also available for $75 an hour plus range fees, currently $40. There is a 2 hr minimum for a private class.
We can now take credit cards at the class, but need to charge an extra 3% to cover our costs of accepting them. Check and cash is also fine. We also take PayPal payment thru our website.
Please DO NOT mail your payments to us. Bring it to the class with you if not using the credit card.
We do all of
our training at the Sierra Firearms Academy Training Center
located at 145 Isidor, Suite F in Spanish Springs. It's not far
from the range where we do all of our shooting. About 12 miles
north of I80 on Pyramid Hwy, Calle De La Plata is a cross street,
the first going north after the highway narrows to 2 lanes.
Sign up online is the fastest and easiest way. Go to the Training
Courses area and choose your class. Then click the Register
Or, you can call us at (775) 425-1678, and leave us your name and phone number, and we'll call back as soon as we can. Please be patient, sometimes we work long hours and can't always return calls the same day, but WE WILL call you back. We usually return calls in the evening, so give us a home or evening number, if possible.
questions? Try the permit questions link.