ACT235 Basic Courses
Privately employed agents who carry firearms as an incidence to their employment, are required to successfully complete this course. The minimum standards consist of the following required subjects and prescribed 40 hours of instruction.
Pistol or revolver (with a holster and belt) and 200 rounds of ammunition, four rounds 00 Buckshot 12 gauge, ear & eye protection, and four rounds Rifled Slug 12 gauge. Shotguns will be provided by the LCCC PSTI. This will be discussed the first night of class. Please do not bring your weapon to class until instructed.
Course Introduction, 1 hour
Legal Authority, 2 hours
Constitutional Restrictions, 1 hour
Principles of Justification, 3 hours
Pennsylvania Crime Code, 8 hours
Limited Authority, 2 hours
Incident Investigation Report, 1 hour
Testifying in Court, 1 hour
Skills Training, 4 hours
Final Examination and Closing, 3 hours
Total Hours: 26 hours
Introduction to Firearms, 2 hours
Introduction to Combat Shooting, 2 hours
Introduction to Shotgun, 1 hour
Handgun Qualification, 5 hours
Handgun Combat Shooting, 3 hours
Familiarization with Shotgun, 1 hour
Total Hours: 14 hours
Privately employed agents who carry lethal weapons, other than firearms, as an incidence to their employment are required to successfully complete the 26 hour Academic Module listed above.
Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1211 Public Safety Drive, Nanticoke, PA 18634
Tuition: $275.00 w/ firearms, $250.00 w/o firearms. If you are registering for Act 235 without firearms, please call 570-740-0637.
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5:30 pm - 9:30 pm (Weeknights), 8:00 am-5:00 pm (Sat)
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm (Sat., Sun.), 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm (Mon.)