Sheriff

HR 218 /S.1132 Law Enforcement Safety Act

Next Qualification Being Held:
November 2, 2018 - 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Genesee County Fire Training Center - Gray Classroom
7690 State Street Road, Batavia

 The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a handgun qualification course for retired/separated law enforcement officers from any law enforcement agency of Genesee County or any officers currently residing within Genesee County who also meet the requirements of the HR218/S.1132 Law Enforcement Safety Act. 

HR218/S.1132 qualification cards reflecting the style of handgun used (semi-automatic and/or revolver) and the date of the course will be issued to those successfully completing the course with a minimum qualification score of 80%. 

Class will commence in the gray classroom at the Fire Training Center.  Please ensure all handguns are unloaded prior to entering the classroom.  DO NOT bring a loaded handgun or any live ammunition into the classroom.

There is no fee for the course.  

To participate, each separated/retired officer will be required to: 

  • Meet HR218/S.1132 Law Enforcement Safety Act requirements; and upon arrival at the range, sign an Affidavit attesting to such.
  • Possess a valid New York State Pistol Permit or current HR218 card.
  • Provide a current retired/separated photo ID from your former department/agency.
  • Have a safe, functional handgun for qualification – semi-auto and/or revolver.
  • Have a minimum of two magazines or speed loaders for revolvers, if desired.
  • Provide a safe, functional holster to be securely fastened on the outside of the strong side of his/her belt for qualification.  No cross draw, shoulder, inside the pants, pocket or ankle holsters will be allowed on the range.
  • Provide a minimum of 50 rounds factory ammunition for the firearm(s) you are qualifying with.  The qualifications will consist of a 50-round course.  
  • Bring eye and ear protection as well as a baseball-style hat.

Please direct questions to Chief Deputy Graff at the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office:
(585) 345-3000 x3504 or joseph.graff@co.genesee.ny.us