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One Stop Shop: Training Classes, Fingerprinting, Certifications/ Pistol Permits & Gear
Serving the Greater Rochester & Buffalo, NY Areas

Learn more about BLACKHAWK Training Academy so you can be prepared for your first visit.

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View our course descriptions for security guard training and our courses for the public.

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Learn about each of our instructors: their backgrounds, certifications, and more. 

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We can provide comprehensive training to become a security guard!

Are you interested in becoming a security guard in the Buffalo or Rochester, NY area? Maybe you’d like to learn some self-defense tactics for when you’re traveling alone?

BLACKHAWK Training Academy teaches all of the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS)-mandated training programs to receive a security guard certification, as well as supplemental programs such as handcuffing, pepper spray, conflict management, women's self-defense training, pistol permit and gun safety, and security enforcement defensive tactics.      

Offering pistol permit classes

In Erie, Niagara, Orleans, and Genesee County, NY, classes are required before applying for a pistol permit. Our pistol permit classes are designed to give a student more information than the minimum requirement set by the state. We want you to know how to safely use and handle your firearm, ensuring you and everyone around you are safe. Taught by a certified NRA instructor, you can rest assured knowing that you are being taught the correct information in the best way possible. For more information about the pistol permit classes we offer in the Buffalo, NY and Rochester, NY areas, give us a call today!

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The Right Instructors for Your Needs -
Serving the Rochester & Buffalo, NY Areas

Our certified, experienced, and credentialed instructors are supreme professionals in their fields. BLACKHAWK has instructors with backgrounds with the Department of Corrections, the U.S. Marines, former and current police officers, and more. Our team is solid and will pass along their knowledge to you. You’ll learn how to handle non-compliant persons in real-life role playing, as well as how to interview subjects and write up reports. We’ll teach you everything you need to know to be a successful security guard or a responsible citizen.

Whether you're coming to BLACKHAWK for pistol permit courses required by New York State, security apparel and gear, or just to brush up on your self defense skills, you can count on us to provide you with the best lessons and teachings possible.. If you’re in the Rochester, NY or Buffalo, NY area, our facility and our instructors are what you want.   


Self Defense Training Instructor Rochester, NY

BLACKHAWK Training Academy
3300 Monroe Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618

T 585-310-1630

If you’re interested in becoming a security guard, obtaining your pistol permit, or learning self-defense, BLACKHAWK Training Academy has a premier team of instructors waiting to help you.

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