Armed with knowledge - Understanding firearm and self-defense law
Course Times/Dates:
July 23rd Monday at 6 PM - *Seats Available
August 21st Monday at 6 PM - *Seats Available

This class is given on selected weekday evenings
If class is marked "CLASS FULL" or TBD, register and you will be notified when the next class will be.
Your pre-registration will help us get the next class scheduled sooner!

Course Fee:

$75 per person. All major cards accepted.
Students may be called for pre-payment after confirmation

Course Description:

This 2 1/2-hour non-shooting class covers laws about buying, carrying and transporting firearms in New England and other states, a citizen's rights to lawful self-defense, when and what level of force is appropriate, the legal system and how it could affect you, what a prosecutor might consider when reviewing a case against you, civil cases that may be filed and examining several criminal cases involving self-defense.

As a lawful and responsible firearm owner, one should know and understand the laws in this and other states you may travel. The legal system can be unsympathetic to gunowners who make mistakes. Protect your freedom by arming yourself with this important knowledge.

This class is to expand your understanding of the legal system and how it may be applied to you. There are many great attorneys in NH & MA who can provide legal advice should you ever be in need of professional legal help. Laws pertaining to firearms and self-defense can change, staying educated is in your best interest.

Course Instructor:

Thomas Brown has spent hundreds of hours in the courthouse, as an Expert Witness, Court Officer or court observer. He is a Senior Tactical Firearms Instructor with the New Hampshire Tactical Arts Group, a Lethal Force Instructor for New Hampshire, a Massachusetts State Firearms Instructor, an NRA Law Enforcement Instructor, a LEOSA Instructor, USCCA Instructor, a Force-on-force Law Enforcement Instructor, Patrol Rifle Instructor, a defensive knife Instructor and a Chief Range Safety Officer. His training includes courses from Lethal Force Institute, Defense Training International, Calibre Press, Combative Concepts, Personal Security Institute, Sig Academy (LE Instructor) and Simunitions. Thomas Brown has also appeared in court as an expert witness in the areas of firearms, safety and training, and is a Graduate of the Law of Self Defense Instructor Program. He is a member of the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA), the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (IALEFI) and the Massachusetts Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors & Armorers Association (MLEFIAA). He can be reached at

Contact Information:

E-mail the instructor, Thomas Brown, at for more information or click register to enroll for a class.