Coronavirus: CCW office closed, Montgomery County sheriff sends non-essential workers home

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office closed its CCW department and sent home non-essential workers to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.

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Appointments scheduled during Ohio’s stay-at-home period have been canceled.

CCW permit holders are legally allowed to conceal carry for up to 30 days past their permit’s expiration date, according to the sheriff’s office. Permits can be renewed anytime following the expiration date with no penalty.

Other services that are suspended are applying, renewing or picking up a CCW permit; property room services; fingerprinting; background checks; public records services; and payments for foreclosures.

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Services will resume once the stay-at-home order is lifted.

Emergency services are continuing. Anyone with an emergency should continue to call 911. Call 937-225-4357(HELP) for non-emergencies or to file a police report.

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