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HANDGUN QUALIFICATION LICENSE CLASS (HQL)
February 27th, 2021
President of Public Security LLC Barry Donadio will have a public book signing event in Bohemia, New York on March 28th 2020 at 6pm.
Postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions
Public Security LLC Events and Private Security News
Public Security LLC Set To Appear In Multiple Parades in 2021
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St. Patrick's Day Parade 2021
Veteran's Day Parade 2021
Christmas Parade 2021
Public Security LLC will appear in multiple parades in Maryland for 2019. Find out which Veteran’s Day and Christmas parades they’ll be at here:
November 9th, 2019 Town of La Plata, MD, Veteran’s day parade at 1 pm.
November 10th, 2019 City of Brunswick, MD, Veteran’s day parade at 2 pm.
November 11th, 2019 Leonardtown, MD, Veterans’s day parade at 10 am.
December 6th, 2019 Centreville, MD, Christmas Parade at 6:30 pm.
Check back here for updates
HANDGUN QUALIFICATION LICENSE (HQL) CLASSES
December 12th 2020, Queenstown, Maryland
February 8th, 2020 Queenstown, Maryland
March 7th, 2020 Queenstown, Maryland
YOU MUST READ THE ENTIRE INSTRUCTIONS
Handgun Qualification Class Course (HQL) $125 with check or money order or $130 with PayPal or credit card payments.
Class instructed by Barry Donadio (Former U.S. Secret Service)
This class is also the classroom portion of your 8 hour refresher or your 16 hour initial training for your pistol license in the state of Maryland. For those taking this class for the renewal or initial application will be required to come at a different date to shoot at the range and also qualify. Instructor costs are at the bottom of these instructions.
Our next class is FEBRUARY 13, 2021, Saturday 9 am to 3 pm
For: MEN, WOMEN, YOUTHS
This is the required class To have in order to buy a pistol in the State of Maryland. The class is a required 4 hours long, followed up with shooting the required one shot from a pistol at the range.
YOU MUST RSVP WITH BARRY DONADIO by either text, cell phone, email or Facebook
Payment in the form of a money order or check for $125 is due PRIOR to class by sending to:
Barry Donadio or
Public Security LLC
1831 Anchorage Drive
Chester, MD 21619.
Payment must be received PRIOR to the class in order to reserve a seat in the training. If you do not attend the class, there are no refunds once payment is made.
We do accept PayPal and credit card payments, but the prices is $130.
Each student is required to buy 50 rounds of 9mm ammunition from an American manufacturer PRIOR to the class. Please do not bring ammunition inside the shooting range. Leave ammunition in your vehicle until we arrive at the shooting range. In addition to shooting for your HQL, we will also use the remaining bullets to train you to be a better tactical shooter with some pistol drills.
You are required to have your own transportation to the shooting range. We are not authorized to transport students to and from the range.
This facebook event page is not necessarily an accurate estimate of seating availability.
The class is very informal and relaxed with no pressure or stress. Round table atmosphere. Bring coffee and or food. Comfortable clothing and good spirits. Sharing personal experiences during class encouraged. Past classes have been generally overall a good time and fun. Ask other past students.
Barry Donadio, former U.S. Secret Service, will instruct the class and gear it towards self-defense/combat shooting. Please, Facebook friend him so you can send him your cell number to hold your spot in the class. Barry's direct cellular 202-631-1153.
Class begins at:
9 am to 3 pm at Queenstown Sports Center
Immediately after class, we will go to designated shooting range to complete the shooting portion of the class.
We hope to be done by 3 pm but may be longer, depending on wait for the shooting range. We will need to be contacted ASAP so we know who is coming to the class. Classes fill very fast. Participants must arrive on time to receive credit for the training.
Once training is complete, fill out your HQL application online at the Maryland State Police website. It is important to let us know when you completed your application, so we can give you credit for taking the class online. Students needing a letter from us proving class completion may request one from us.
Fingerprinting is the responsibility of each student to obtain their live scan fingerprinting at a separate location. We recommend MARI (Mid Atlantic Regional Investigations) on West Street in Annapolis. Their is also a live scan finger printing site in Easton, Maryland.
This is the Instructor number for Barry Donadio that needs to be submitted to the State Police with your application.
Below is a link to the Maryland State Police website for HQL
This training will be given on a periodic basis. Check with us for other classes.
PLEASE DO NOT BRING FIREARMS OR BULLETS INSIDE THE QUEENSTOWN SPORTS CENTER / THE FACILITY IS SHARED WITH MANY OTHER GROUPS.
DO NOT DRINK ALCOHOL 8 HOURS PRIOR TO THIS CLASS. ANY STUDENT WITH THE SMELL OF ALCOHOL ON THEIR PERSON WILL BE TOLD TO LEAVE.
IF YOU ARE TAKING ANY MEDICATIONS THAT PREVENTS YOU FROM OPERATING MACHINERY, DO NOT SIGN UP FOR THE CLASS UNTIL YOU ARE NO LONGER TAKING THE PRESCRIPTION.
IF YOU ARE A CONVICTED FELON, SEX OFFENDER OR SOMEONE WHO IS BARRED FROM POSSESSING A FIREARM LEGALLY, YOU ARE NOT LEGALLY PERMITTED TO ATTEND THIS CLASS. DO NOT SIGN UP FOR IT.
IF YOU ARE USER OF MARIJUANA OR HAVE A MEDICAL MARIJUANA CARD, CHECK WITH THE MARYLAND STATE POLICE TO SEE IF THEY WILL ISSUE YOU A HQL PRIOR TO TAKING THIS CLASS.
IF YOU HAVE BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH A MENTAL DISORDER SUCH AS PTSD OR ANY OTHER METAL DISORDER, YOU ARE NOT ABLE TO ATTEND THIS CLASS. PLEASE DO NOT SIGN UP FOR IT.
IF YOU HAVE CLAUSTROPHOBIA YOU MAY CONSIDER NOT TAKING THIS CLASS. THE SHOOTING RANGE REQUIRES BOTH SHOOTER AND INSTRUCTOR TO SHOOT FROM A SMALL CONFINED SPACE FIRING LANE. IT CAN BE HOT, CRAMPED, LOUD AND UNCOMFORTABLE DURING THE SHOOTING PORTION OF THIS CLASS.
MILITARY VETERANS: You are not to take the class to your HQL. Just submit your DD-214 with an honorable discharge to the Maryland State Police with your application.
8 Hour Maryland State Pistol License Refresher Course
If you need your 8-Hour refresher training for the pistol license you already have:
After you take the 4 hour classroom you will need to individually schedule with Barry a one on ONE 4 hour block to practice, do advanced drills with your pistol and qualify under the Maryland State standard. You are to pay instructor fees in advance and you are responsible for all the costs
16 Hour Initial Maryland State Pistol License Course
If you need your 16-Hour Training training in order to obtain a pistol license you are trying to obtain in the State of Maryland:
You are required to pay instructor fees in advance and you are responsible for all the costs
HQL Class and certification for your staff at your company
Barry will travel to your location and train your entire staff at your company. Call to arrange.
Barry Donadio is on call to help those who need to get their 8 hour or 16 hour course done one on one at the spur of the moment. Call right away if you are in a bind. 202-631-1153 Barry's direct cell number.
Barry Donadio is a Tactical Pistol Instructor who is a former member of the United States Secret Service Emergency Response Team (ERT) at the White House. He also served in the U.S. Army Infantry, U.S. Army Military Police, as a New York City Special Patrolman, as a Suffolk County NY Criminal Investigator SPCA, in the U.S. Air Force Security Police, and as a U.S. Air Force SWAT Team Leader
Served in multiple middle eastern conflict and war zones in 6 different countries
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