The Tarkio Police Department is helping sponsor a one-day Concealed Carry and Firearms Safety Training Course October 21, 2017.  This course  will be held  from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.  The first session will be 8:30 a.m. to 2  p.m. at the Tarkio City Hall courtroom located at 602 Main Street in Tarkio.  The live-fire portion of the course will be held at  the shooting range from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. or until qualifications are completed.
Both sessions must be attended in order to meet state standards for Concealed Carry Permit. Participants  will need to provide a revolver OR a semi-automatic handgun, and a minimum of 40 rounds of semiautomatic ammunition OR 40 rounds of revolver ammunition.  For safety reasons, all handguns must be holstered in a properly fitting holster and have a nylon or leather belt.
Persons applying for admission to class must be 19 years of age or older. Cost of the firearms course is $60.
If you are an Atchison County resident the fee for applying for a certificate of qualification for a concealed carry endorsement is $100 which includes fingerprint processing and criminal background check. This fee is in addition to the $60 for the firearms course.
Pre-registration for the course is required. You can pre-register by contacting Georgia Houghton at (660) 736-4780.  If no answer, please leave a message including your name and number.