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Washoe County Sheriff's Office to Reallocate Staff, Hire More Staff, Open Two More Days Solely for CCW Permit Appointment, and Shorten CCW Permit Appointment Durations... Current Appointments Backlogged to March of 2022.
According to news reports what appears to be the owner of Virginia City Gun Works and his son were killed over what is believed to be a long-standing legal dispute over money with the suspect. The motive however is still being investigated by police.
We reached out to the Nevada Sheriff's and Chief's Association in-regards to the current standing of expiring or expired CCW's within the state. In short, they state that as far as they are aware, all Law Enforcement office's have opened back up to normal operations and because of that the extension is NO LONGER IN EFFECT but they did state to check with your local sheriff's office to check the status of their CCW unit operations (see why later on in the story).
Washoe County Sheriff's office releases clarifying statement from Sheriff Balaam in-regards to expiring or already expired CCW permits during Nevada's State of Emergency declaration due to the pandemic.
The increase in warmer weather combined with the increase of new shooters and closure of managed shooting ranges due to the COVID-19 Pandemic has sent in influx of people looking to shoot out to the surrounding deserts across the state. While we enjoy the benefit of living in areas surrounded by large amounts desert, the areas open to unrestricted shooting have dwindled and keep dwindling due to growth and one often overlooked group of factors: Misinformed, Irresponsible and Careless shooters. Trash, Fires, Injuries, Destruction: All endanger our open, 'unrestricted' shooting areas...
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The Washoe County Regional Shooting Facility was reopened on Friday May 15th, 2020 after being closed due to the Governor's COVID-19 mandatory shut-down. Operations will be modified to comply with current CDC guidelines though range hours remain the same. Read the full details...
The Carson City Range was reopened back on May 7th, 2020 with capacity and other health and safety restrictions. Sorry we were a little late on this one. Read the Announcement Below...
LVMPD recently sent out a letter to CCW Instructors reminding them that CCW classes must be held in-person and not online. We are sharing this publicly as to ensure everyone is aware that if they are to take an online CCW class that their certificate and subsequent application will be null and void. This DOES NOT pertain to other forms of training, only CCW classes that are mandated by the state for CCW Permitting. This goes for all CCW Classes within the State of Nevada. Read the Contents of the Letter Below...
Like LVMPD in Clark County, the Washoe County Sheriff's Office will reopen for CCW Permit Applications (and work permits) BY APPOINTMENT ONLY with similar safety precautions being taken to ensure staff and applicant safety. Read More...
A recent email sent to CCW instructors from LVMPD in Clark County says the Nevada Attorney General has clarified that CCW classes can continue so long as CDC Social Distancing is followed and classes are in groups of 10 or less...