Sheriff Hutchens takes CCW training in-house in Orange County
July 29, 2010 by OCCCWS Editor
Recently, CCW holders in Orange County have been recieving a letter stating, in part:
effective September 1, 2010, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department will require all CCW applicants and individuals wishing to renew their license to carry a concealed weapon to attend a community college course on firearms safety certified by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST)
Because of budgetary constraints, the Sheriff’s Department is unable to audit individual courses. The Sheriff’s Department is implementing this requirement to ensure uniformity in training.
Commander Lee Trujillo
Orange County Sheriff’s Department
Professional Standards Division
Sources close to the department have indicated that OCSD has recently had their training classes POST-certified for the purpose of offering these classes internally.