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Welcome to the Walton County Sheriff's Office Website

"We have been recognized as a leader in law enforcement innovation and have received state accreditation. The men and women of your sheriff's office have demonstrated a high degree of professionalism and a commitment to service to the citizens and visitors of this county. It is an honor and privilege to serve with them." ~ Sheriff Mike Adkinson

Civilian Firearms Safety Course

civilian-firearms1The Civilian Firearms Safety Program (Basic and Advanced Firearms) is held various times throughout the year. Both the Basic and Advanced classes consist of six hours that detail the basic safety and shooting fundamentals for most handguns. It is generally held on Saturdays and is instructed by the WCSO Training section. Completion of the course allows the participants to apply for their concealed carry permit. Those packets are provided to course attendees. Participants should bring fifty (50) rounds of ammunition for their weapon. Firearms are provided by the WCSO to attendees so that they can make an educated decision before they buy.

For more information, class schedules and pricing, click here.

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What Our Community is Saying

  • I am grateful for the young lives that our sheriffs department have probably saved. Thanks for keeping your citizens and your spring breakers safe. Making a clear statement that underage drinking will not be tolerated prevents an untold number of crimes and injuries from happening. Y'all do an excellent job!
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