Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to some common questions:
Q. Is this the correct class to apply for a License to Carry?
Yes, once you receive a completion certificate, you can apply to your local Police Chief.
Q. Will there be any live ammunition used in class?
No, due to safety regulations we do not keep live ammunition on the class site. ***Residents of Quincy, Sharon and Weymouth please note your towns require a Live Fire component so our regular LTC class will not fulfill that requirement.***
Q. Do I need to study or bring anything to class?
No, you will be given course materials.
Q. Is there a test?
There are in class quizzes on the materials we went over and in class exercises to load actual firearms with dummy bullets (no gunpowder). The reality is that almost everyone gets a completion certificate.
Q. Who has given you authority to teach this course?
The Massachusetts State Police and The National Rifle Association.
Q. What do you mean I get to fire a real gun?
We have an actual police simulator, the same one many departments use in their own training. It's a great way learn to fundamentals of shooting using a real firearm without any fear of being injured.
Q. What does the simulator do?
Using HD video the simulator presents targets for you to test your shooting accuracy - it's like being in a real range but there\'s no live ammunition involved. Everything is done through computerized laser targeting. Yes, it\'s really fun and more importantly you\'ll be able to test your shooting accuracy in a 100% safe environment.