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In this uncertain time, STRATEGIC DEFENSE CONCEPTS would like to reassure you that we are open and ready to ship your orders and receive your firearm transfers. STRATEGIC DEFENSE CONCEPTS is considered an essential service, which allows us to continue our operations. We understand that many of our clients are military personnel, first responders, and front-line hospital staff and it is imperative that STRATEGIC DEFENSE CONCEPTS be able to assist all those in need.

We are now facing a challenge with COVID-19—a challenge that calls us to do what is best for our neighbors while, at the same time, providing the products that you need during this crucial time period.

We are striving to keep ship times down and to work with all of our vendors to keep the supply chain of gear  flowing!

STRATEGIC DEFENSE CONCEPTS is also taking every precaution to ensure our team members are safe from the COVID-19 virus. All surfaces in our work areas are being routinely cleaned and disinfected. As always, our main concern is with the safety of our team members and the well-being of partners like you.

We hope and pray that the impact of COVID-19 on you and your business will be minimal and that you and your family are safe and healthy.



ILLINOIS STATE POLICE COVID 19 Emergency Rules Notice   

Firearms Owners Identification (FOID) card holders and Concealed Carry License (CCL) holders, who submit their renewal application will remain valid during the duration of the state’s disaster proclamation and for a period of 12 months following the termination of the disaster, even if their renewal application is/was not submitted prior to expiration.  Renewal CCL holders will need to submit proof of their three-hour renewal training within 12 months following the termination of the state’s disaster proclamation in order to maintain the validity of their CCL.  The Illinois State Police will continue to enforce both FOID  card and CCL prohibitors.  FOID card holders who receive revocation notices shall return their FOID and Firearm Disposition Record form to the Illinois State Police.  CCL holders who receive revocation notices shall return their CCL to the Illinois State Police.


The emergency rules are effective immediately; however, the requisite processes and programming to accurately reflect these rule changes are currently being completed.  As a result, the system may not accurately reflect a FOID or CCL status until such changes are completed.  The Illinois State Police encourages FOID card holders and CCL holders to print and retain a copy of their confirmation from their submitted renewal application as additional verification of compliance with the 430 ILCS 65/ Firearm Owners Identification Card Act and 430 ILCS 66/ Firearm Concealed Carry Act with consideration for the emergency rules.

Training for a changing world_TM





Illinois Concealed Carry ]


Course is designed to assist you in the development of your defensive carry mindset as well as developing proper techniques for concealed carry. Now includes acclaimed Home Defense, Emergency Trauma Care, and Active Shooter Response training_


ISP Approved course of instruction for the Illinois Concealed Carry License_


16-hour / 12-hour / 8-hour courses available_


Pre-requisite: None_


Instructors are certified by the Illinois State Police_



[ Emergency Trauma Care ]


This course is designed to provide each student with the latest advancements in life-saving strategies for the treatment

of the most likely injuries sustained during a lethal-force encounter_

3-hour course_ (Class size minimum is 4 participants)

Pre-requisite: None_


Instructors are licensed by the Illinois State Medical Licensing Board_

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The level of training I received in this course is second to none! Thank you for helping me gain the confidence in developing my personal protection plan!

I was a little intimidated by the thought of learning how to use a firearm for self-defense. I now have confidence, and I will keep training!

The Emergency First Aid training is a must-have for everyone in our nation today!

The Home Defense & First Aid training really opened my eyes to way more than just carrying a firearm for defense...

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