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MA/ CT LIVEFIRE License to Carry (LTC) a Pistol Safety Course 10/28, 11/04 & 11/18/2018 (Nov. & Dec. classes special $85.00

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This course is great for people 15-20 years of age looking to get their Firearms Identification Card.  And people 21 years old and older to apply for your License to Carry permit)  (LTC)

This is a SHOOTING course.  This course consists of handling several different types of firearms.  The only way to learn is by seeing, hearing and doing.  There is NO online portion or video games to this training course. You will learn firearms storage laws, self-defense laws, transportation laws and many more. (This class meets the Chicopee Police Dept. resident requirements for applying for their License to Carry Permit.)

(This Class is taught by retired/veteran police officers)

 Topics covered in this class will be Massachusetts & Connecticut General Laws pertaining to firearms, safe storage of firearms, safe handling of firearms, child proofing firearms, Identifying and unloading different firearms, cleaning firearms, different types of ammunition and laws pertaining to transportation of firearms. This class is also great for people who want to get into Airsoft guns (To learn safe gun handling). If these guns are handled improperly, there could be some accidental discharge resulting in injuries. If your child wants to get into Airsoft training then he/ she should take this class on gun safety.

At the conclusion of this class you will HAVE THE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND CONFIDENCE NECESSARY FOR OWNING AND USING A FIREARM SAFELY and receive a Massachusetts State Police Certificate and a Certificate of Completion to apply to many other states . This course exceeds the requirements to apply for your Firearms Identification Card (FID) or License to Carry/ Concealed Carry permit in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Florida and any other state that requires a LIVE FIRE firearms safety course.

Stay Prepared, Stay Safe

$50 MA Non-Live-Fire Firearms Safety Course 08/03/2018

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AUGUST SPECIAL!  

On Friday August 3, 2018 6pm-approx. 9:30pm our Massachusetts License to Carry Pistol Permit course IS ONLY $50.00.  You can pay your $25 deposit HERE. The balance would need to be paid in cash the night of the class.

This course will give you the ability to apply for your Massachusetts License to Carry a pistol. When you get your Massachusetts LTC you’ll be able to carry in Vermont, New Hampshire and in Maine. This is NOT a live fire training course. 

Please remember all who served and paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms!

Stay prepared, Stay Safe

RESTORATION OF CIVIL RIGHTS. Conflict Between Massachusetts & Federal Law

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RESTORATION OF CIVIL RIGHTS

Conflict Between Massachusetts & Federal Law

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms has reached out to the Massachusetts Firearms Review Board and advised them that they can no longer issue License to Carry or Firearms Identification Cards to Federally Prohibited Persons even if a favorable decision is made by the Firearms License Review Board. 

As of May 11, 2018. The MA Firearms Review Board will NO longer issue FID Cards to federally prohibited persons whose rights to an FID Card have been restored after 5 years under state law. Which means that the persons rights will be revoked. 

(Below is from Massachusetts Firearms Law Guide) 

Excerpt of Case Law Concerning Restoration of Rights
Any restriction on an individual’s right to possess firearms after conviction is a complete prohibition on the possession of all firearms under Federal law. Caron v. United States (1998)

Excerpt of Letter to Massachusetts Legislature Concerning Restoration of Rights

While Massachusetts has partially restored the rights of certain felons to possess long guns and handguns under certain conditions, this restoration does not remove federal prohibitions. As a result, previously convicted felons who have not had their firearms rights completely restored may not lawfully possess firearms under Federal law and may face prosecution under section 922(g)(1) despite their lawful possession under State law pursuant to valid FID Cards.

Roy Chabra,
BATF Division Counsel

SUMMER SPECIAL! Firearm Safety Course! (LTC/ F.I.D)

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SUMMER SPECIAL!  

SAVE $25 off our Massachusetts/ Connecticut License to Carry/ Pistol Permit course. When you purchase this class between June 1, 2018 and July 31, 2018. You can register for classes in June or July.  Register through our website at SUMMER SPECIAL!   ***Use Promotional Code “SUMMER SPECIAL” during check out.

This course will give you the ability to apply in MA, CT, RI, FL and many other states that require live fire training. This course also meets any MA police departments live fire requirements to apply for your License to Carry. Contact us with any questions.

Please remember all who served and paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms!

Stay prepared, Stay Safe

Memorial Day License to Carry discount!

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SAVE $20 off our Massachusetts/ Connecticut License to Carry/ Pistol Permit course. When you purchase this class on Sunday 05/27/2018 or Monday (Memorial Day) 05/28/2018. You can register for classes in June or July. Register through our website at www.ssdtacticaltraining.com

This course will give you the ability to apply in MA, CT, RI, FL and many other states that require live fire training. This course also meets any MA police departments live fire requirements to apply for your LTC. Contact us with any questions.

Please remember all who served and paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms!

Stay prepared, Stay Safe

10% OFF Super-Bowl Sunday!!!

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SUPER-BOWL SUNDAY DISCOUNT!!!

Receive a 10% OFF a Live-Fire License to Carry Course if you sign up/ pay online the day of the Super-Bowl February 04, 2018.  The 10% discount will automatically apply the day of the Super-Bowl. You will be able to apply in MA, CT, RI and any other state that requires live-fire training.

Why not take advantage of our discount by signing up while sitting around eating snacks and watching pregame shows. Visit our website at www.ssdtacticaltraining.com or our online store at shop.ssdtacticaltraining.com

Enjoy game day and Stay Safe

(Live-Fire) Massachusetts/ Connecticut License to Carry (LTC) Firearms Safety Course. (Meets Chicopee PD requirements)

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(Live-Fire) Massachusetts/ Connecticut License to Carry (LTC) Firearms Safety Course « SSD Tactical Training, Inc

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(Live-Fire) Massachusetts/ Connecticut License to Carry (LTC) Firearms Safety Course

 

Class Dates:  (You only need to attend one of the below days)

 –  May 20, 2017 – May 21, 2017 –

– June 03, 2017 – June 10, 2017 – June 11, 2017 – June 25, 2017

Class Location: 100 Verge St. Unit #2, Springfield, MA 01129

Time:  8am-approx. 4pm            

Why pay $100 for a Non-Live Fire Course somewhere else and only be able to apply in Massachusetts. If you take this course you’ll be able to apply in MA, CT, RI, NH and many more states for your license to carry a pistol.  (We must have 4 students to run the class)

Cost of class is: ($100) Please pay using link above. (Credit Processor charges a small service charge) (Great for people 15-20 years of age looking to get their Firearms Identification Card.  And people 21 years old and older to apply for your License to Carry permit)  (LTC)

Please Click Here: Application to apply. 

ATTENTION:   (You can fax applications to 413-301-5180 prior to start of class or send them to SSD Tactical training, Inc. P.O. Box 443 Ludlow, MA 01056)

This is a SHOOTING course.  This course consists of handling several different types of firearms.  The only way to learn is by seeing, hearing and doing.  There is NO online portion or video games to this training course. You will learn firearms storage laws, self-defense laws, transportation laws and many more. (This class meets the Chicopee Police Dept. resident requirements for applying for their License to Carry Permit.)

(This Class is taught by retired/veteran police officers)

Topics covered in this class will be Massachusetts & Connecticut General Laws pertaining to firearms, safe storage of firearms, safe handling of firearms, child proofing firearms, Identifying and unloading different firearms, cleaning firearms, different types of ammunition and laws pertaining to transportation of firearms. This class is also great for people who want to get into Airsoft guns. All Airsoft guns are replicas of real firearms and should be treated as such. The plastic BB’s that come out of these guns can travel at speeds of 300-800 feet per second. If these guns are handled improperly, then there could be some accidental discharge resulting in injuries. If your child wants to get into Airsoft training then he/ she should take this class on gun safety.

At the conclusion of this class you will HAVE THE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND CONFIDENCE NECESSARY FOR OWNING AND USING A FIREARM SAFELY and receive a Massachusetts State Police Certificate and a Certificate of Completion to apply to many other states . This course exceeds the requirements to apply for your Firearms Identification Card (FID) or License to Carry/ Concealed Carry permit in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Florida and any other state that requires a LIVE FIRE firearms safety course.

If you’re not sure if you want to train with us then please check out our reviews on our website or Facebook.

**PLEASE DO NOT BRING AMMUNITION OR FIREARMS TO CLASS**

***SAFETY IS OUR #1 PRIORITY***

**We provide the firearms, ammunition, eye and ear protection for this course**

***MUST PROVIDE YOUR OWN TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM THE RANGE***

MASSACHUSETTS FIREARMS LICENSING INFORMATION LICENSE SUITABILITY

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Some helpful information for those seeking a Massachusetts License to Carry a firearm.
FID Cards

Even with the 2014 changes in Massachusetts firearms law, M.G.L. Chapter 140, §129B still states “the licensing authority shall issue if it appears that the applicant is not a prohibited person.” However, while the FID Card is a “shall Issue” license, a new (although somewhat complicated) procedure does exist to deny or suspend for suitability.
To deny or suspend the FID Card for suitability, the licensing authority may file a petition with the court. Said petition must be accompanied by written notice to the applicant describing the evidence in the petition, and such petition must be based on specific reasons outlined in the statute. If a petition to deny is filed, the court has 90 days to hold a hearing and the petition shall stay the issuance or renewal of the card. Upon filing a petition to suspend or revoke, the court has 15 days to determine if there is sufficient evidence to support a finding that the applicant is unsuitable. The card is suspended upon filing of the petition until a determination is made by the court. If the court determines there is insufficient evidence for such finding, the licensing authority may not file another petition on that cardholder or applicant for 75 days. If there court determines there is sufficient evidence for a finding of unsuitability, it shall hold a hearing within 75 days.
Basis for determination of unsuitability:
 Reliable, articulable, and credible information that the applicant has exhibited or engaged in behavior to suggest the applicant could potentially create a risk to public safety; or
 Existing factors that suggest that the applicant could potentially create a risk to public safety.
Court determination:
 The court has 90 days to make a determination if the cardholder or applicant HAS exhibited or engaged in behavior that could create a risk to public safety
 The court has 75 to make a determination if the cardholder or applicant COULD potentially create a risk to public safety.
 If no determination is made within the specified time period, the court shall enter a judgment that the applicant is suitable.

LTC
Effective 1/1/14 there are new standards for denying, suspending or revoking an LTC for unsuitability. The licensing authority may deny the application or renewal of a license to carry, or suspend or revoke a license issued under this section if, in a reasonable exercise of discretion, the licensing authority determines that the applicant or licensee is unsuitable to be issued or to continue to hold a license to carry.
A determination of unsuitability shall be based on:
 Reliable and credible information that the applicant or licensee HAS exhibited or engaged in behavior that suggests that, if issued a license, the applicant or licensee may create a risk to public safety; or
 Existing factors that suggest that, if issued a license, the applicant or licensee MAY create a risk to public safety.
Aggrieved person right to appeal
 Within 90 days of the denial, suspension or revocation
 Within 90 days after the expiration of the time limit for the licensing authority to respond to the applicant
 Any time after a restriction is placed on the license.
Court determination:
 If after a hearing the court finds there is no reasonable grounds for the denial, revocation, suspension or restriction, and the petitioner is not prohibited by law from possessing the license, the justice may order the license to be issued or the restriction to be removed.

Up Coming Classes

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All class will be held at:

SSD Tactical Training, Inc.

 100 Verge St. Unit #2Rear

 Springfield, MA 01129 (map)

 

Please check our website at www.ssdtacticaltraining.com  for more information.

 

8 hour (Live Fire) License to Carry (LTC) Firearm Safety Course

Course dates: September 10, 17 & 18, 2016

Time: 8am-4pm

You only have to attend one of these days NOT all three.

This is an 8 hour multi-state approved Basic Pistol Course. This course teaches you safe gun handling, safe storage, range safety, transportation laws, Mass., CT Firearms Laws and includes live fire (Shooting) at the conclusion of the classroom portion. Upon completion of this course you will have met the requirements to apply in MA, CT, RI and most any other states for your License to Carry a Pistol (LTC or Long guns). Upon completion of this course you will receive a Mass State Police Certificate and an additional Basic Pistol Certificate for the other states as well. Please click on the applications tab above to apply. Pre-registration is a must. These seats fill quickly so pre-registration is a must to hold your seat.

 

4 Hour License to Carry (LTC) Safety Course Date:

Course Date: Thursday 09/25/2016

Time: 9:30am-1:30pm

This class is great for people 15-20 years of age looking to get their Firearms Identification Card. And people 21 years old and older to apply for your License to Carry Pistol permit) this is NOT A SHOOTING class. It’s approximately 4hours in length. (This Class is taught by retired/veteran police officers) Topics covered in this class will be Massachusetts Laws pertaining to firearms, safe storage of firearms, safe handling of firearms, child proofing firearms, Identifying and unloading different firearms, cleaning firearms, different types of ammunition and laws pertaining to transportation of firearms. This class is also great for people who want to get into Airsoft guns and people who have an LTC looking for a refresher. All Airsoft guns are replicas of real firearms and should be treated as such. The plastic BB’s that come out of these guns can travel at speeds of 300-800 feet per second. If these guns are handled improperly, then there could be some accidental discharge resulting in injuries. If your child wants to get into Airsoft training then he/ she should take this class on gun safety. At the conclusion of this class you will HAVE THE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND CONFIDENCE NECESSARY FOR OWNING AND USING A FIREARM SAFELY and receive a Massachusetts State Police Certificate. This course meets the requirements to apply for your Firearms Identification Card (FID) or License to Carry/ Concealed Carry permit in Massachusetts. **

 

Utah multi-state concealed carry course

Course Date:  Friday, Sep 9, 2016

Time: 6pm-10pm

 This 4 hour class meets the requirements to apply to the state of UTAH for a non-resident Concealed Carry Permit. Upon completion of this class you will be able to apply to Utah. When you receive your UTAH Concealed Carry Permit you can legally carry in approximately 31 states. This course teaches the safe handling of firearms, safe storage of firearms, safe operation of firearms, and firearms laws. Upon completion of this course you will be issued a certificate, application and finger print cards for the state of UTAH. (Finger prints will be done at the class). All materials and equipment will be provided by the instructor/ instructors. The UTAH Concealed Carry course fee is $75.00 (PayPal service fee will apply) ***MUST HAVE 5 PARTICIPANTS TO RUN THIS COURSE*** You do not need to have your MA License to Carry first before taking and receiving your Non-resident UTAH Concealed Carry Permit. Go to APPLICATIONS tab and click on the appropriate License to Carry Course application, fill out application and send it at least one week prior to class. ***Must reserve your seat in advance, this course fills up quickly. ***

4 HR Basic Firearm Safety Course

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4 Hour Basic Firearm Safety Course

Class Location/ Date/ Time:        Classes held on a continuing basis. Please check calendar for schedule. (Must have 4 students to run this course)

Cost of class is: $65 per student (PayPal charges a small service charge) (Great for people 15-20 years of age looking to get their Firearms Identification Card.  And people 21 years old and older to apply for your License to Carry Pistol permit)

Please see Application to apply. 

This is NOT A SHOOTING class. It’s approximately 4hours in length.

(This Class is taught by retired/veteran police officers)

Topics covered in this class will be Massachusetts  Laws pertaining to firearms, safe storage of firearms, safe handling of firearms, child proofing firearms, Identifying and unloading different firearms, cleaning firearms, different types of ammunition and laws pertaining to transportation of firearms. This class is also great for people who want to get into Airsoft guns and people who have an LTC looking for a refresher. All Airsoft guns are replicas of real firearms and should be treated as such. The plastic BB’s that come out of these guns can travel at speeds of 300-800 feet per second. If these guns are handled improperly, then there could be some accidental discharge resulting in injuries. If your child wants to get into Airsoft training then he/ she should take this class on gun safety.

At the conclusion of this class you will HAVE THE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND CONFIDENCE NECESSARY FOR OWNING AND USING A FIREARM SAFELY and receive a Massachusetts State Police Certificate. This course meets the requirements to apply for your Firearms Identification Card (FID) or License to Carry/ Concealed Carry permit in Massachusetts.**