Firearm Safety Courses

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Pursuant to New York State Penal §400.00(19), all applicants for a New York State Concealed Carry Pistol Permit must complete a minimum of sixteen (16) hours of in-person live curriculum firearm safety training and two (2) hours of live-fire range training course.  All Livingston County residents wishing to apply for a New York State Concealed Carry Pistol Permit will be required to submit a Certificate of Completion of Training with their application.

The below list on the Livingston County Clerk’s website does not certify any individual or entity as a Duly Authorized instructor, as defined in New York State Penal Law §265.00(19), nor is it an endorsement of any particular course or provider.  The webpage only allows those who wish to self-certify to make their information publicly available on the Livingston County Clerk’s website. 

Firearms Training of Western New York

James Emmick
 PO BOX 447, Lake View , NY 14085
 716-903-2558 ·
 Classroom, Live-Fire
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Public Safety and Education

Matt Mallory
9394 Destiny USA Dr, Syracuse, NY 13204
315-567-9268 ·
Classroom, Live-Fire
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Rochester Personal Defense. LLC
300 Buell Rd, Rochester, NY 14624
585-406-6758 ·
Classroom, Live-Fire
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Joseph Olscamp
3580 Lockport Olcott Rd, Lockport, NY 14094
716-727-3004 ·
Classroom, Live-Fire
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Concealed Coalition

118 Robinhood Dr, Hammond, LA 70403 (headquarters)

Various NY locations (for training locations refer to website)

800-805-2238 ∙

Classroom, Live-Fire

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Thomas Everetts

9127 Ashley Road, Livonia, NY 14487

585-752-4998 ∙

Classroom, Live-Fire


Samuel M. Patello

3274 State Route 244, Belmont, NY 14813

585-268-7322 ∙

Classroom, Live-Fire


Hammer Down Firearms Training

Joshua Drake

21 Inglewood Dr, Rochester, NY 14619

585-340-7525 ∙

Classroom, Live-Fire


Alpha CCW Training - Scott Sardone

550 Latona Road Building C, Rochester, NY 14626

585-414-5207 ∙

Classroom, Live-Fire

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Donald Rimai

744 Hightower Way, Webster, NY 14580

585-671-3901 ∙

Classroom, Live-Fire


Jim Kinsman
177 Heather Lane, Farmington, NY 14425

585-733-4890 ·
Classroom, Live-Fire