Complete Training In One Day


Complete Training
One Day

One Day Classes
Four (4) hours training plus range time, completed in one day.

The value of $125, which includes range fees. ($25 discount, each, for 2 or more in the same class.)

You can apply with DPS ( before or after you take the class.  You can also use this link to follow your application as it is processed.

The CHL costs $140 (half price if you are low income or at least 60 years old), $25 if you are a military vet and FREE if you are active duty (including Guard and Reserves) or have been discharged within 365 days. The renewal fees are half price (except for vets.)
You can schedule your fingerprints with Morhpo Trust at the same time.

DPS will use the photo on your drivers license (if you do not like it, you need to get a new d/l w/new photo).
You can contact DPS ( to submit documents or ask them questions.
Students must use a .32cal or larger to qualify at the range and fire 50 rounds. Handguns can be rented for $25 (includes ammunition.)

You can download the TX CHL Licensing Handbook (CHL 16): (
Jack Griffith
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Jack Griffith is a Personal Protection Officer and has been a Concealed Handgun Instructor, certifying people in Texas to carry, since the law was passed in 1995. He also served as Treasurer for Crime Stoppers International and for Tarrant County Crime Stoppers. He is a former President of the Arlington Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association.

Jack W Griffith - Concealed Handgun Instructor - DPS Lic. # 4781

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From Fort Worth
: South on I-35 to exit 17 (just North of Grandview), left (East) on FM 2258 6 miles to 1101
From Dallas: South on Hwy 67 to Venus, left (South) on Hwy 157 6 miles, right (West) on FM 2258 2 miles to 1101

General Contact
phone 817-946-5657

Class & Range Location
1101 FM 2258
Venus, TX 76084
(just off Hwy 157, between Venus & Maypearl)