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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.
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...
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...
In light of the COVID-19 Pandemic and subsequent Statewide Mandated Shutdown order by Governor Steve Sisolak, the Nevada Sheriff's & Chief's Association has come to the unanimous decision to extend the expiration of any CCW that expires on or after March 12th, 2020, they will remain valid until July 15th, 2020... Read the Statement Below:
The COVID-19 pandemic combined with the State of Nevada's Mandated non-essential business shut-down ordered by Governor Steve Sisolak has created quite the issue for both new firearms owners looking for essential training and guidance with their new purchase and the instructors from across the state that want desperately to provide them with the critical information and training they need.
We reached out to several firearms instructors across the state to inquire if they will continue classes as scheduled or cancel until further notice due to the 2nd announcement from the Governor that all non-essential businesses mandatory close or face the "Consequences"...
While we haven't seen an official announcement from them ourselves, we did take the initiative to call the Washoe County Sheriff's Office and ask...