Gary Carr
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Illinois Concealed Carry Training

Gary Carr

BACKGROUND: Former Military, Law Enforcement, Instructor

7 Years Instructing

PH: 708 926 2524

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16 Hour Concealed Carry Class - Evenings
Concealed Carry Training, USCCA Courses N/A
Next class: Jun 8
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16 Hour Concealed Carry Class - Weekends
Concealed Carry Training, USCCA Courses N/A
Next class: Jun 6
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3 Hour Renewal Concealed Carry Class
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About Illinois Concealed Carry Training

Hometown: Crestwood, IL.

Occupation: Police Officer -  USCCA Certified Firearms Instructor and Training Counselor - Licensed By the State of Illinois - A Certified Police Trainer Credentialed by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board. An experienced Public Safety Professional with a demonstrated history of working in the legal services industry. Skilled in Vulnerability Assessment, Risk Mitigation, Crisis Management, Law Enforcement, Emergency Management, Emergency Services, Grade Crossing Collision Investigations and Public Safety Presentations.

Gary L Carr is a career Public Safety Professional who started his public safety career in 1976 at the Willow Springs Police Department and retired from that Police Department in 2011 at the Rank of Sergeant. Mr. Carr has attended Northwestern's School of Police Staff and Command, as well as their Executive Management and Senior Leadership programs. He holds a Master’s degree in Public Safety Administration and a Bachelor's degree in Law Enforcement Management. Mr. Carr is currently the Owner and Chief Firearms Instructor at Illinois Concealed Carry Training, LLC in Midlothian, Illinois. Mr. Carr's goal is to make sure those who attend his classes are armed with more than just a handgun. Education and Training are the key elements in staying safe on the street and Mr. Carr will provide you with current actionable information from a police perspective. Mr. Carr is a "USCCA" Certified Training Counselor and Firearms Instructor who will arm his students with the knowledge to stay physically, morally, ethically and financially safe in the event they have to use their firearm in self-defense or the defense of another.

Courses Taught

Concealed Carry Training, Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, USCCA Courses, Active Shooter Response Training, In Home Defense Training, Scenario Based Training, Women's Only Courses, Instructor Training Courses, LEO / MIL / SEC Courses, Virtual Simulation, Seminars / Lectures, Specialty Other certification icon


  1. Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals - USCCA Certified Training Counselor
  2. Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals - USCCA Certified Training Instructor
  3. Defensive Shooting Fundamentals - Level One - USCCA Certified Instructor
  4. Defensive Shooting Fundamentals - Level Two - USCCA Certified Instructor
  5. Women's Handgun and Self-Defense Fundamentals- USCCA Certified Instructor
  6. USCCA Emergency First Aid Fundamentals & American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Certified Instructor
  7. Countering the Mass Shooter Threat in Houses of Worship, Schools and Businesses - USCCA Certified Instructor
  8. Illinois Beverage and Alcohol Seller Server Education Training B.A.S.S.E.T. - Certified by Illinois Liquor Commission. review icon

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