Urban Defense LLC
(Signal 88 Security)
11605 Crossroads Circle
Middle River, Maryland 21220
Handgun Operation & Safety 101-
Maryland Handgun Qualification License (HQL) Training
Brought to you by Vision1Tactical LLC
$100.00 per student (paid in advance)
$125.00 per student (no advance reservation) (Cash Only)
See exemptions below before registering for a class
Electronic payments are subject to a 3% service fee
*PRIVATE CLASSES AVAILABLE (At Additional Cost) *
The Maryland Firearm Safety Act of 2013 requires that a person acquire a Maryland HQL in order to purchase, receive, rent, etc. a regulated firearm after the effective date of October 1, 2013. (See below for more information)
This class is not only an HQL class, but is specifically designed as a handgun safety and operation class. It is intended to provide the student with invaluable information on how to safely operate and maintain a handgun.
Additionally, this class contains the following topics:
If you require a Maryland HQL, this is the class you need! However, it is also a must have for those who do not need the HQL, but would like to gain more knowledge of handguns and handgun safety.
The course consists of total 4 hours of instruction including the required live fire component.
Please register at least 48 hours in advance.
*HQL - The student is responsible for all applicable fees. This includes fingerprinting fees and application fees required by the Maryland State Police. The student must supply his/her own eye/hearing protection. Urban Defense LLC / Vision1Tactical LLC will supply firearms and ammunition at no additional cost.
**HQL - Please read the exemptions listed below to determine if you are "training exempt." All fees are not refundable.
HQL Information and Exemptions
A person may not purchase, rent, or receive a handgun after October 1, 2013 unless they possess a valid Handgun Qualification License (HQL) issued by the Maryland State Police or qualify for exemption status.
Exceptions to possession of the HQL License:
Required to have the HQL, but exempt from the training component:
In accordance with the Firearm Safety Act of 2013, individuals who are voluntarily admitted to an inpatient psychiatric facility (either state, private or acute general), for a period of 30 consecutive days or more, or involuntarily certified and retained by an Administrative Law Judge may have to surrender their firearms and will be prohibited from owning or possessing a firearm unless an individual is granted relief from firearm disqualification. DHMH makes available to persons who are prohibited from possessing certain firearms a process to apply for relief from these prohibitions.
Upcoming Class Dates
Handgun Operation and Safety 101-
10:00am - 2:00pm
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