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. 

Livingston County Sheriff’s Office 

Firearms Unit

4 Court Street, Geneseo, NY 14454


Classroom, Live-Fire

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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 Drive, Syracuse, NY 13204
315-567-9268 ·
Classroom, Live-Fire
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Rochester Personal Defense. LLC
300 Buell Road, Rochester, NY 14624
585-406-6758 ·
Classroom, Live-Fire
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Joseph Olscamp
3580 Lockport Olcott Road, Lockport, NY 14094
716-727-3004 ·
Classroom, Live-Fire
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Concealed Coalition

118 Robinhood Drive, 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 Drive, Rochester, NY 14619

585-340-7525 ∙

Classroom, Live-Fire


Sardone Consulting LLC

Scott Sardone

613 Heritage Drive, Rochester, NY 14615

585-414-5207 ∙

Classroom, Live-Fire

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Donald Rimai

744 Hightower Way, Webster, NY 14580

585-671-3901 ∙

Classroom, Live-Fire


Safety on Target, LLC

Jim Kinsman
177 Heather Lane, Farmington, NY 14425

585-733-4890 ·
Classroom, Live-Fire


Pistol Permit Course of WNY

John Kolnacki

305 Oliver Street, N Tonawanda, NY 14120

716-662-4759 ·

Classroom, Live-Fire

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Michael Van Durme

10225 Cemetery Road, Dansville, NY 14437-9650

585-447-4415 ·

Classroom, Live-Fire 


John Nolan

7 Tindall Manor, Clinton, NY 13323

315-368-3552 ·

Classroom, Live-Fire


RAAFA Tactical

Paul Adell

1289 Chili Avenue, Rochester, NY 14624

585-203-6508 ·

Classroom, Live-Fire

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MEM Firearm Training

Michael Muroff

111 Amber Street, Buffalo, NY 14220

716-553-6431 ·

Classroom, Live-Fire

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James Fontaine

2166 Williston Hts Street, Marilla, NY 14102

716-998-2166 ·

Classroom, Live-Fire


David Benzee

1305 Blood Road, Cowlesville, NY 14037

716-912-2540 ·

Classroom, Live-Fire


HB Firearms Training LLC

Brandon Reynolds

5456 Toolhouse Road, Warsaw, NY 14569

585-322-3504 ·

Classroom, Live-Fire

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Kenn Burdick

1438 Terbury Road, Alfred Station, NY 14803

315-727-7973 ·

Classroom, Live-Fire

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The ALM Group

Allen Moody

8508 4th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11209

718-855-0500 ·

Classroom, Live-Fire

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