Like it or not, we have the right to bare arms. But, if you have a gun, knowing the correct way to use it is a must.
The Ohio Attorney General’s office recently released their annual report for the 2017 concealed carry licenses that were issued.
In Ohio, there were 131,345 concealed carry licenses issued. The Ohio County Sheriff’s office, which began issuing licenses in 2004, reported issuing 77,281 new licenses and renewing 54,064 licenses in 2017.
To obtain a license, a gun holder must take a CCW class and pass a test. Here are some of the top locations in the Dayton/Cincinnati area for the class and testing:
2053 S. US. Rt. 42
Lebanon, OH 45036
Price: $119 (also includes range fees)
Kim D. Campbell
Clinton County Farmers & Sportsmens Associates
301 Batson Rd.
Wilmington, OH 45177
Point Blank Range & Gun Shop
8820 Kingsridge Dr.
Dayton, OH 45458
Permit holders must renew their license every five years.
To learn more about the Ohio’s concealed carry laws or view this year’s report, click here.