Current through Rules and Regulations filed through March 6, 2023
Rule 509-3-.10 - Handgun Training(1) This curriculum is intended to meet the minimum requirements of the Georgia Board of Private Detective and Security Agencies. A minimum passing score of 80% must be achieved on a written exam addressing the topics listed below in subparagraphs (a), (b), (1) (i), (1) (ii), (1) (iii), and (c), proctored by a firearms instructor licensed by the Board.
A minimum passing score of 80% must be achieved on the firing range, and range testing must be proctored by a firearms instructor licensed by the Board. All armed personnel must comply with the requirements of Board Rule 509-4-.01.(2) The holder of a weapon permit must qualify with the same type of weapon carried. Two (2) strings of 48 rounds must be fired; the higher score will be used for qualification, with a minimum qualifying score of 80%. A minimum of 15 hours of instruction is required for handgun training, and shall be administered by an instructor who is licensed by the Board, consisting of instruction in the following topics: (a) One (1) hour of instruction in the use of deadly force. The instruction shall include Georgia Laws 16-3-21 & 17-4-20, Official Code of Georgia Annotated;(b) Two (2) hours of instruction in liability issues. The instruction shall include Georgia Laws 16-1-3(5), 16-1-3(6), Title 42, USC Sec. 1983; 1. Three (3) situations covering issues which justify use of deadly force, to include(i) Defense of self from great bodily harm of death;(ii) Defense of a third person from great bodily harm of death; and(iii) To prevent the commission of a forcible felony.(c) One (1) hour of instruction in ballistics to include selecting the proper ammunition and factors that affect trajectory, over-penetration and ricochet;(d) Three (3) hours of instruction in types of handguns to include: 2. Selection of a handgun;3. Selection of proper ammunition;4. Care and cleaning of a handgun;5. Proper techniques for storage, loading and unloading a handgun;6. Selection of the proper holster and equipment for your weapon;7. Weapon retention techniques.(e) Eight (8) hours of instruction in firearm range qualifications to include 2. Proper selection of holster;4. Sight alignment, sight picture, and trigger control;6. Range procedures and rules of conduct;7. Course of fire as set by instructor to include, but not limited to, the following:
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 509-3-.10
O.C.G.A. §§ 43-38-4(d), 43-38-10, 43-38-10.1. Original Rule entitled "Firearm Training Curriculum for Revolvers" adopted. F. May 28, 1998; eff. June 17, 1998.Repealed: New Rule entitled "Firearm Training Curriculum for Handguns" adopted. F. May 17, 2005; eff. June 6, 2005.Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. Dec. 12, 2006; eff. Jan. 1, 2007.Amended: F. Jan. 31, 2014; eff. Feb. 20, 2014.Amended: New title, "Handgun Training." F. July 6, 2022; eff. July 26, 2022.