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Concealed Handgun Carry
Steven L. Argiriou  More Info

According to one reader of Concealed Handgun Carry, “This book is well written, exact and "tells it like it is." The book's content is developed by an author who has years of police experience. I truly enjoyed reading the book, which I might mention, was cover to cover in one afternoon. I highly recommend "Concealed Handgun Carry," by Steven L. Argiriou.”

About the Noblesville Police Department

The Noblesville Police Department is organized into three large units:  The Patrol Division; The Investigations Division; and, the Support Division.


The Patrol Division of the Noblesville Police Department is divided into three shifts that provide 24-hour coverage for the City of Noblesville. The Noblesville Police Department currently divides the city into six different areas or patrol beats. Each shift is required to have at least one officer in each area in order to enhance our respones time. Each shift is commanded by a Lieutenant and 2 Sergeants. There are also three K9 teams assigned to the Patrol Division which greatly enhances our ability to detect illegal drugs, locate and apprehend criminals and to detect explosive devices. Additionally, there are also officers who are assigned to the Patrol Division that specialize in certain areas such as drug recognition experts, accident reconstructionists, D.A.R.E., evidence technicians, child safety seat restraint inspectors, and Field Training Officers to name just a few. The Patrol Division is also supported by two Community Service Officers who assist with stranded motorists, enforcement of animal and parking ordinances and a number of other functions and are a tremendous asset to the division's success.    


The Criminal Investigations Division of the Noblesville Police Department is responsible for investigating such crimes as fraud, child abuse, homicide, internet crimes, robberies, thefts, prescription drug fraud, etc.  The department consists of a captain, three lieutenants, two sergeants, and nine detectives.  All reports are initially taken by the Patrol Division and then referred to the Criminal Investigations Division when necessary.

The Criminal Investigations Division is also responsible for all property and evidence collected by the Noblesville Police Department.




Steven Argiriou is a Program Manager with the Office of Accreditation, Federal Law Enforcement Training Accreditation.  Steve Argiriou’s law enforcement training background includes: service with the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center as Senior Instructor with the Legal Training Division and with the Enforcement Operations Division;  Instructor/Administrator with the Federal Air Marshal Service (Atlantic City Advanced Academy) ; certification by the Indiana Law Enforcement Training Board as an General Police Instructor and assignment as a Police / Legal Training Officer during his active duty service as an Air Force Judge Advocate. 


Steven Argiriou has an AA in  Administration of Justice; BA in Criminal Justice and he graduated from St. John’s University School of Law, Queens, New York with a Juris Doctor degree, in 1987.  Steven Argiriou has been admitted to the practice of law in the State of New York; the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces; and, the Federal District Courts for Northern and Southern Indiana. 


Steven Argiriou began his law enforcement career as a uniformed patrolman with the New York Police Department; serving in midtown and lower Manhattan in the early 1980s.  During his service with the NYPD he earned eleven commendations for police service.  After separation from Air Force active duty in 1996, Steve was hired by the Noblesville Police Department (Indiana) where he served as a Police Sergeant,  Legal Advisor and Field Training Officer.


Steven Argiriou also served in the United States Air Force on active duty from 1987 through 1996 as a Judge Advocate (JAG).  He served in a variety of assignments including: Chief of Military Justice; Chief of Administrative Law; Chief of International Law; Federal Magistrate’s Court Prosecutor and Military Defense Counsel.  Steven Argiriou served three years on active duty with the United States Army in the 1970s as a Combat Radio Operator separating at the rank of Sergeant.  Steve is currently a Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Force Reserve where he serves as the Staff Judge Advocate for the 413th Flight Test Group based out of Robins AFB, Georgia, a large and predominantly active duty reserve (AGR) flying group based in seven states. Steven Argiriou is the author of Concealed Handgun Carry.


According to the book description, “Concealed Handgun Carry is a no nonsense street smart "how to" book providing tips and tactics on the lawful, effective and safe carrying of a concealed handgun from an experienced street-cop, law school graduate and Judge Advocate General (JAG). Many of the topics covered are "unconventional" tactics and controversial concepts designed and developed by the author, a former "street cop" with the NYPD (New York City Police Department) and currently a police sergeant in the Midwest. This "no holds barred" book has a section covering tactics involved when carrying a handgun on your person, in your car, in your home and even in recreational settings. The book contains over 125 action, digital photos using the author and other actual police officers in rarely seen "street tough" handgun tactical photos. This book stresses safety, the law and effective tactics in frank, clear and fresh fashion. It covers "all the bases" of Concealed Handgun Carry from picking your gun, to holsters, add ons, caliber choice, tactics, safety and the law. This book is "one stop shopping" on concealed carry from an experienced street cop and law school graduate who has used these tactics and tips where it counts - - on the street.”

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