Public Safety


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 Law Enforcement
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 ACT 235
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Law Enforcement Training Coordinator
LCCC Professional Truck Driving Program Secretary

ACT235 Enrollment Process

Complete the LWTA Online Application.

Download and print the physical examination and psychological examination forms. You must undergo a physical and psychological examination at your own expense. The physicians must be PA licensed. The physicians must submit completed and signed forms to the Lethal Weapons Certification Unit.

You will receive an approval/denial letter to attend training. It will be mailed to the address you provided in application.

After receiving your approval letter, you can register for class by clicking on 'Register' next to the course below.

You can register Online:
Register Online
or via Mail:

  • Complete the registration form below.
  • Form

  • Enclose a check, money order or credit card information, payable to Luzerne CCC for the tuition.
  • Attach the approval letter you received from the Pa. State Police.
  • Upon successful completion of the training you must supply Luzerne County Community College with your credit card information to be forwarded to the PSP/Commonwealth of PA in the amount stated in your approval letter for your license.
You will need:
  • Current edition of the Pa. Crimes Code
  • Holster and belt
  • When instructed - Revolver or pistol and 200 rounds of ammunition. This will be discussed the first night of class.

Upon successful completion of the Act 235 Lethal Weapons course the college will submit your grades and your credit card payment information. Once received by the PSP, they will issue your license which is good for 5 years.

Upcoming Act 235 Lethal Weapons Re-Certification Courses

Must have letter from the State before registration date. Deadline is one week before the start of the first class. The range will be announce on the first night of class. Recertification with firearm $225.00, without firearm $205.00. IF you want to regiser without firearm, please call 570-740-0637.

LocationStart DateEnd DateDays/TimesSessionsTuitionHoursRegister
LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 1863411/09/201711/13/2017Thursday, Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm (weekdays), 8:30 am - 2:00 pm (Saturday)
3$225.0010.5*See Above Steps*