HERKIMER — The Herkimer County Sheriff’s Office will be offering a handgun safety course at the end of December, a news release said.

The class will be held Dec. 30 at the 320 North Main St. office and will run from 9 a.m. to noon. The course fulfills the safety course requirement for anyone applying for a pistol permit in the county, according to the release. There is a $20 fee and the class size is limited to 25.

To sign up for the class, call the Pistol Permit Office at 315-867-1265. Be prepared to provide personal information such as the name, address and telephone number of who will be attending the class.