H.R. 218/S.1132: Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act

Qualification Course

Located in Latham/Ballston Spa, NY

Handgun qualification courses will be conducted for separated officers. The course of fire is the law enforcement qualification course published by the New York State Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS).

After firing a passing score, the separated officer will be issued a HR 218 photo-id card. The card state that the eligible individual passed the qualification course, the date, the type of firearm used (revolver or semi-automatic or both) and a phone number that can be called to verify the information shown on the card.

To Register: To register for a class click here. Once your registration form is submitted someone will contact you.

Call (518) 237-5463 Ext 3 and register for the date of your choice or click on the registration form button below. All of the other information below needs to be printed out, forms will not be mailed out. You must bring the NOTARIZED affidavit with you to the range as well as liability forms (found here), a copy of your driver’s license and both sides of your firearm license.

Dates and starting times for the courses maybe found by clicking here.

Cancellation Procedures

Due to the fact that we are limited to the numbers of shooters that can be scheduled for each range session and we must cover the cost of range and range staff, the following procedures apply;

Once you reserve a date for qualification, that date is held for you.

If you find that you cannot attend on that date you must notify the training facility by email at [email protected] or by phone at (518) 237-5463 Ext 3 to cancel or reschedule at least 48 hours prior to your appointment.


All necessary forms can be found on the Forms page by clicking the buttons below.