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This site is designed to give general information as well as specific requirements regarding applying for a carry concealed weapon (CCW) license from the Amador County Sheriff's Office for those citizens residing within the Sheriff's jurisdiction.
Citizens residing in the cities of Ione, Jackson, and Sutter Creek should first apply for their CCW permits through their respective Chief of Police.
The Amador County Sheriff's Office does not recommend individual concealed weapon (CCW) instruction vendor(s). It is the responsibility of each applicant to research and evaluate prospective vendor(s) to determine their suitability.
The Amador County Sheriff's Office approved vendor(s) list only consists of individuals and entities who have met the minimum statutory requirements for firearms training and agree to instruct the minimum concealed weapons course training content pursuant to Penal Code Section 26165. The Amador County Sheriff's Office does not endorse the training styles, methodologies, facilities or techniques used to meet the minimum course requirements by each vendor.
Vendor opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information expressed are not those of the Amador County Sheriff's Office, but are those of the respective vendor(s).
Any compliments or complaints about the CCW vendor course curriculum, conduct, methodologies or other content should be directed to the Amador County Sheriff's Office at 700 Court Street, Jackson, California or 209-223-6500.
California law requires concealed weapon license applicants to satisfy specific criteria prior to being considered for issuance of a license. The requirements are as follows:
Note: These examples are not intended to be all-inclusive, they are provided merely for your reference. Failure to fully and completely articulate good cause may be grounds for a denial of your application, or a request for further information.
State and local laws do not prohibit an adult from having a concealed weapon in their home or place of business.
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No resident has the right to a license, nor is the Sheriff required to issue a license. By law, the Sheriff has the discretion to approve or deny CCW license applications as well as revoke licenses that have already been issued.