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A subject causing an issue inside The Range 702 attacks arriving police officers outside instigating an Officer Involved shooting. One Officer Injured, Suspect Deceased, Civilian Bystanders Involved in Shooting.
CCSC is reporting that due to a considerable amount of staff under quarantine due to possible COVID-19 exposure that they have shutdown the Pistol and Rifle Center until 5pm on Thursday January 21st, 2021. Shotgun and Archery as well as training and matches are unaffected and remain under current normal operations.
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are aware, all Law Enforcement office's have opened back up to normal operations and because of that the extension is NO LONGER IN EFFECT but they did state to check with your local sheriff's office to check the status of their CCW unit operations (see why later on in the story).
In a Press Release dated July 7th, LVMPD announced that they have expanded their customer service hours for records and fingerprinting, this includes reopening on the weekends with extended hours as well as on holidays. Yes, this includes fingerprinting which previously wasn't open on weekends, even before the pandemic. Read the details below...
A press release released today by Clark County states that on Friday, June 26, the Clark County Shooting Complex will FINALLY reopen for public shooting at 7a.m. But due to staffing challenges, limited days and hours of operation will be in effect. To remedy that, staff are aggressively looking to fill part-time and volunteer positions. Anyone interested in a position should call the complex at (702) 455-2000 for more information. Read the Full Press Release Below for All the Details...
Clark County Shooting Complex Manager Steve Carmichael has announced that due to internal issues CCSC may not reopen to public shooting as last anticipated on June 10th. He does not say what exactly the 'internal' issues are but does make note of and references that County HR staff are not back at work... Please Read His Full Statement below:
The founder of Front Sight Training Institute in Pahrump has announced via a blog post that the Nevada and Alaska facilities will remain closed until September due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions instituted by the Governor. Read More...
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 Clark County Shooting Complex has pushed its reopening to June 10th (previously June 3rd) with a 60 day anticipated "return to life" time-frame. A recent email to CCSC user groups (instructors, match directors, etc...) highlights the struggle of "red-tape" they have been facing in trying to reopen, including the termination of over 2,000 part-time employees at the start of the pandemic which encompassed a majority of the CCSC staff. That combined with an anticipated $50 Million projected deficit for the County has made it hard for them to get the complex back to 'normal'. Read More...