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Bell County EMS Training is owned and operated by Jon Holman and Cyndi Holman (Dowling). If you have any questions about the site, please do not hesitate to let us know.

License to Carry Class (Formerly known as CHL)

We are committed to providing thorough and affordable concealed carry courses and general firearms instruction to Killeen and Bell County. We offer a straightforward and hassle-free way of obtaining your concealed weapons license and various gun safety classes. We teach the required 4-5 hours of instruction plus range all at one time to accommodate your busy schedule. Our CHL classes happen generally on Saturdays.
Our instructors are DPS certified Concealed Handgun License instructors and are certified by the National Rifle Association of America to teach all handgun courses (including gun safety classes).

Classes Offered

- First Time CHL Class----$60
- Private CHL Class (min3)----Group rates available
- Beginner's PreCHL Firearms Training----$60 + ammo
- Powderpuff 101----$60 + ammo
- Loaner Pistols available for rent (includes 50 rounds of ammo)----$35

After reading the eligibility requirements listed below, visit to sign up for this course.

Summary of new laws passed in the 84th Regular Legislative Session that impact Handgun Licensing.

Open Carry

House Bill 910    Effective: January 1, 2016

Caption:  Relating to the authority of a person who is licensed to carry a handgun to openly carry a holstered handgun; creating criminal offense.

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