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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Police Offer Firearm Safety Courses

Firearm Safety Class

The James City County Police Department will be offering free firearm safety classes to the public in May and June. Each one-session class will cover basic safety, handling, storage and laws related to carrying a concealed handgun in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The class does not include hands-on training, and personal firearms should be left at home in a secure location.

This course meets the requirement for the “Documentation of Proof of Handgun Competency” as part of the VA Concealed Handgun Permit application process, and a certificate of attendance will be provided to attendees.

Classes will be held on May 13, 6:30-9 p.m. and June 22, 9-11:30 a.m. All classes will be held at the Law Enforcement Center at 4600 Opportunity Way.

Pre-registration is required and must be completed online.

Project ChildSafe provides free gun locks that will be available to participants.

Contact Master Officer Alan McDowell at 757-603-6026 with any questions.

Media Contact:
Stephanie Williams, Police Spokesperson
757-592-5618; Stephanie.williams@jamescitycountyva.gov

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