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NC and Federal Firearms Laws

November 2 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • Instructor: John Aldridge                                                        REGISTER HERE
  • Date: November 2, 2020
  • Location: RCCC-N, Bldg 400, Room 4133
  • Time: 9 am – 4 pm
  • Total Hrs.: 6

North Carolina and federal Firearms Laws:

This course will give the student detailed knowledge of both North Carolina and federal firearms laws. This course will include instruction on State and federal laws that regulate the purchase, possession, and carrying of firearms in North Carolina. This course will also include a discussion of locations where firearms can lawfully be possessed and carried, and a discussion of the abilities and limitations of convicted felons being able to possess firearms.

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John J. Aldridge III

John is retired from the North Carolina Department of Justice. At the time of his retirement John was the Special Deputy Attorney General in charge of the Law Enforcement Liaison Section. There, in addition to providing daily advice to law enforcement agencies across the State John represented the law enforcement certification commissions of North Carolina; the State Crime Laboratory; and the Alcoholic Beverage Commission. John Received a Bachelors of Science degree from East Carolina University in 1980 and a Juris Doctorate Degree from Campbell University in 1983.> Following completion of law school, John was accepted into the United States Air Force Judge Advocate General Corps where he served as a criminal prosecutor and adviser to the Office of Special Investigations. Following his active duty tour, John served in the Judge Advocate General Corps of the United States Air Force Reserve for 21 years. He retired from the United States Air Force on August 31, 2008 at the rank of Colonel. Following his active duty tour with the United States Air Force, John was an instructor/coordinator at the North Carolina Justice Academy where he spoke on such topics as the law of arrest, search and seizure, firearms, and domestic violence. John is also certified as a specialized law enforcement firearms instructor. Currently,  John works as an attorney for the law firm of Smith Rodgers providing advice to law enforcement agencies across the State. John has authored several publications on various aspects of North Carolina’s firearms laws, domestic violence laws, and North Carolina’s sex offender registration program. John has received the State’s highest civilian award, The Order of the Long Leaf Pine.

All questions should be emailed to LEtrain@rccc.edu



November 2
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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