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APD Training

The Auburn Police Department offers firearms courses to the public to educate and advocate for proper maintenance and use. See below for information on the next courses.

Firearm Training Courses


There are three sessions available this summer:

  • June 14
  • July 19
  • August 16


Basic Handgun Safety and Shooting Fundamentals (Class size: 16)
This course will teach basic handgun safety and shooting fundamentals. The class is 8 hours in duration and lunch is provided. It will be held rain or shine, so please dress appropriately.

Intermediate Handgun Training (Class size: 12)
This class builds on the fundamentals of accurate shooting. Students will be instructed in drawing, reloading, multiple targets and shooting from different platforms (i.e. sitting, kneeling). The class is 4 hours in duration. Participants must have completed the Basic Handgun Safety course or a certified NRA course prior to attending this training. This course does require physical exertion.


You must be at least age 18 to participate, or age 16 and accompanied by a parent or guardian.


All classes will be held at the Auburn Police Department Firearms Training Facility (1131 West Auburn Drive Auburn, Indiana).

Basic Handgun Safety and Shooting Fundamentals

  • Minimum of 100 rounds of ammunition needed
  • Participants must supply their own hearing and eye protection
  • A billed hat and closed collared shirt is recommended

Intermediate Handgun Training

  •  Minimum of 300 rounds of ammunition is required
  • Participants must have their own firearm and outside the pant belt holster
  • Participants must bring nearing and eye protection


Basic Handgun Safety and Shooting Fundamentals

  • $130 if you provide your own handgun and ammunition
  • $150 if you need to borrow a handgun and ammunition

Intermediate Handgun Training

  • $75 per person


Chief Martin McCoy
260-920-3200 Ext 1901 or mdmccoy(at)


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