Monday, December 11, 2023

JCCPD to offer free firearm safety class

(Courtesy JCC)
(Courtesy JCC)

Back by popular demand, the James City County Police Department will be offering free firearm safety classes to the public during August and September.

According to a news release from the county, each one session class will cover basic safety, handling, storage and basic laws related to carrying a concealed handgun in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The class will not include hands-on training and the JCCPD states that 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 Virginia Concealed Handgun Permit application process, and a certificate of attendance will be provided to attendees.

Online registration is required using the links below. Information provided at sign-up will be kept private.

August registration

8/13 (Sat. 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.)

8/31 (Wed. 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.)

September registration

9/10 (Sat. 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.)

9/26 (Mon. 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.)

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