Tehama County Sheriff's Office
P.O. Box 729 • 22840 Antelope Boulevard
Red Bluff, CA  96080
(530) 529-7900 •  (530) 529-7933 FAX
Inmate Mail:  P.O. Box 490, Red Bluff, CA  96080





Concealed Weapons Permits

Sheriff-Coroner Dave Hencratt supports the right of law-abiding citizens to keep and bear arms. In this regard, all qualified residents of Tehama County are eligible to apply for a permit to carry concealed weapons.

The criteria for this permit are as follows:

    • Must be 21 years of age (Exception:  May be 18 years of age if you can lawfully own a weapon).
    • Must be a full-time resident of Tehama County, however not a resident of the city limits of Red Bluff or Corning.
    • Approved Firearm Safety Courses (see list below)
    • Must have no felony convictions, convictions of any offense involving the use of a firearm, or any convictions for any offense involving the use of force or violence

Those interested persons meeting the above qualifications may obtain an application in person at the Tehama County Sheriff’s Department, Records Division, located at 22840 Antelope Boulevard in Red Bluff; between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. Monday though Friday.

For the Tehama County Sheriff's Office Standard Application for License to Carry a Concealed Weapon (CCW) click here on the printer icon.





Two-year Resident CCW $120.50
Three-Year Judicial CCW $144.50
Four-Year Reserve Peace Officer CCW $167.50




Two-year Resident CCW Renewal $55.00
Three-Year Judicial CCW Renewal $77.00
Four-Year Reserve Peace Officer CCW Renewal $99.00

To schedule an appointment for CCW applications, renewals, or changes, please call 530-529-7940. 

All fees are non-refundable. Applicants are electronically fingerprinted and this information is transmitted to the Department of Justice to verify identification and to insure that there are no disqualifying arrests or convictions. Within 2-4 months (sometimes sooner), clearance is received from the Department of Justice, and the applicant is contacted for an interview and final clearance for the permit by the Sheriff or his designee. 


Approved Firearm Safety Training Courses
Pursuant to 26165(a) PC -
Initial permit shall be no less than eight (8) hours training
Renewal permit shall be no less than
four (4) hours training every two years

Tactical Firearms Training

Chris Ewens
P.O. Box 147
27373B Fat Bear Way
Castella, CA  96017

530-235-0706 FAX

Joel Northrup
Firearms Academy of Redding
P.O. Box 990563
Redding, CA 96099


Cell: 530-945-8925

Website:  www.reddingfirearms.com

Email deputyjoel@yahoo.com


David R. Dominguez
CCW/Firearms Safety Instructor
California Hunter Safety Instructor
NRA Instructor #174711109
NRA Range Safety Officer
DOJ CI#2010545

(530) 624-2200

Email: Onpoint50@gmail.com


1st Tactical Defense
Seth J. Stoke, Instructor
905 Wall Street
Redding, CA  96002


Website: www.1sttacticaldefense.com

Email:  seth@1sttacticaldefense.com


N & N Firearms
2705 Cobblestone Loop
Anderson, CA  96007

(530) 356-1247

RIP Tactical
Randy Rippee
691-640 Janet Way
Susanville, CA  96130

(530) 251-3110


Safer Arms Indoor Shooting Range
2555 Dominic Drive
Chico, CA  95928

(530) 893-2235


State of Jefferson Firearms
Manton Road
Red Bluff, CA  96080

Frank Caltabiano

(530) 227-9224 Cell

(530) 529-1925 Home

Walt Mansell
Red Bluff

(530) 527-1154


 Clarence Davis
 660 Palmer Drive
 Red Bluff, CA 96080

(530) 529-4224


A. Nathan Zeliff
P.O. Box 120
Shingletown, CA  96088

(530) 474-3267
(530) 474-5523 FAX

Website: www.ShastaDefense.com

Eric Forsberg
Echo Whiskey Tactical Training
P.O. Box  992601
Redding, CA  96099

(530) 567-5094 phone

Email:  eric@echowhiskeytactical.com

Website:  www.echowhiskeytactical.com


Northern Firearms Instruction (NFI)
816 River Bend Road
Redding, CA  96003

Ted Lidie, Senior Instructor
(530) 999-1822



Tom Knorr, Firearms Instructor
5525 Rebecca Way
Corning, CA  96021

(530) 824-4550
(530) 228-3221 (cell)


Marshall Jones
1600 E. Cypress Ave., #2
Redding, CA  96002

(530) 222-3223



Richard E. Marchand
2959 Sioux Drive
Shasta Lake, CA  96019

(530) 275-5357 home
(530) 510-2223 cell


Nice Shot - Redding Indoor Shooting Range
4765 Caterpillar Road
Redding, CA  96003-1415

(530) 241-6486


John Panger
Lowell Fletcher
Michael Rynearson
Cell:  (530) 524-3288
Andrew Hackett: Cell:  (530) 736-7634



John Platt - Firearms Instruction

(530) 945-6221

Email:  NORCALCCW@gmail.com



David S. Thompson
Shasta Lake Firearms
4700 Orkney Place
Shasta Lake, CA  96019

(530) 275-3133 home
(530) 524-0608 cell




John W. Laws
P.O. Box 66
French Gulch, CA  96033

(530) 359-2105 home





Lonnie Currey
Currey Firearms Training
12325 E. Stillwater Way
Redding, CA  96080

(530) 549-3708 phone/fax

Email:  loncurrey1@frontier.com


David Alexander
California Concealed Carry Academy
P.O. Box 988
Bella Vista, CA  96008

(530) 510-0569



Girly Gun Safety
Stephanie and Daniel Drake
P.O. Box 728
Anderson, CA 96007

(530) 517-0989

Email:  info@girlygunsafety.com

Web: www.girlygunsafety.com



Seale Enterprises
Christopher Seale
4101 Dan Avenue
Olivehurst, CA  95961

(530) 632-4101
(530) 742-1917 FAX

Email:  Chris@conseale.com

Web: www.conseale.com


Firearm Training Institute
David G. Matthews, Chief Instructor

Main Office:
  6130 Monterey Hwy., #337
  San Jose, CA  95138-1736
  (408) 506-1884

Support Office:
  12583 Pony Express Trail
  Browns Valley, CA  95918


Distinguished Firearms Instruction
837 Tanglewood Drive
Redding, CA  96003

Rick Deruyter
NRA Firearms Instructor
California P.O.S.T. Firearms Instructor



James H. Rogers
2270 Greenbriar Court
Yuba City, CA 95993



Down Range Indoor Training Center
13407 Garner Lane
Chico, CA  95973

Website:  www.downrangechico.com

Email:  info@downrangechico.com


Dan Azevedo
Azevedo Firearms
182 Hastings Avenue
Biggs, CA  95917

Email:  azevedofirearms@sbcglobal.net



Bill J. Ciari

Email:  bciari@firearm101.com



Front Sight
Firearms Training Institute
J. Scott Hoerner
Senior Range Master-CCW Coordinator
1 Front Sight Road
Pahrump, NV  89061

Website:  www.frontsight.com

Email:  hoerner@frontsight.com




Daniel Ryant
Countermeasures Training
Firearms Instruction
Red Bluff, CA  96080

Website:  www.Train2a.com



Kevin Johnston
CCW Instructor
P.O. Box 681
Cottonwood, CA  96022

Email:  armedsafety@yahoo.com




Randy Rippee
RIP Tactical
1025 Atkins Way
Porterville, CA 93257




Gevas Defense Solutions
3626 Culwood Lane
Anderson, CA 96007

Email:  mikegevas@yahoo.com






Jason Paletta
Stone Cobra Tactical, Inc.
P.O. Box 71
Palermo, CA  95968

(530) 370-7438 - office
(530) 682-5651 - mobile

Website:  www.LMSDefense.com

Email:  jasonpaletta@lmsdefense.com



Karen Cose
Bellicose Firearms Instruction
13732 Mallory Court
Grass Valley, CA  95949

530-272-2465 Business
530-570-2746 Cell
530-272-6091 FAX

Email:  kjcbellicose@gmail.com




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