JCC, Kingsmill Police to Offer Free Firearm Safety Class

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jcc_new_logoThe James City County and Kingsmill police departments will team up to offer a free class covering firearms safety, handling and storage.

The class will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Wareham’s Pond Recreation Center in Kingsmill. It will also cover laws related to carrying a concealed handgun in Virginia, according to a news release from James City County.

The class does not feature any hands-on training, and all personal firearms should be left at home in a secure place. Attendees will receive a certificate.

Class materials and gunlocks for the class were bought with grant funding from the National Rifle Association Foundation and Project ChildSafe.

More classes will be held May 11 and 26 at the Law Enforcement Center. Preregistration is required for the classes, which have a limited size. To register for any of the classes, call 603-6026.