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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Police Offer Firearms Safety Courses

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

All courses will be held at the Law Enforcement Center at 4600 Opportunity Way.

Participants must adhere to CDC guidelines with regarding face coverings at all times during the course. Participants will also be required to maintain social distancing from those not in the same household.

Pre-registration is required and must be completed online.

Dates of the one-session courses follow:

  • Dec. 11, 9 a.m.-noon
  • Dec. 13, 6-9 p.m.

Project ChildSafe provides free gunlocks that will be available to participants.

Questions:
Master Officer Alan McDowell
757-603-6026; alan.mcdowell@jamescitycountyva.gov

Media Contact:
Stephanie Williams, Police Spokesperson
757-259-5173; Stephanie.williams@jamescitycountyva.gov

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