New Mexico Concealed Carry

Deliberate Defense has developed this training in accordance with the guidelines of the New Mexico Department of Public Safety. This course will teach participants the following lessons during a two-day, 15 hour NMDPS approved course of instruction presented by DPS licensed, NRA certified instructors:

  • An introduction covering course goals and NM DPS requirements
  • Federal, state and local criminal and civil laws pertaining to the purchase, ownership, transportation, use and possession of handguns, the law and the use of deadly force
  • Terms and conditions of your NM Concealed Carry license
  • Techniques for avoiding a criminal attack, controlling a violent confrontation, and techniques for nonviolent dispute resolution
  • Adopting a "combat mindset," knowing what is a "proportionate" response, knowing when deadly force may be necessary, understanding the physiology and psychology of a deadly encounter, and transitioning control to the police
  • Knowledge and safe handling of revolvers and semiautomatic handguns
  • Safe storage of handguns and child safety
  • Shooting fundamentals
  • Demonstration of handgun competency on a firing range
  • Ways to develop, improve, and maintain handgun shooting skills

For current New Mexico concealed carry license holders, Deliberate Defense also offers a two year refresher and four year renewal course as required by the New Mexico Concealed Handgun Carry Act in order to maintain the validity of your license.

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