Handgun safety class to be held at Williamson County Sheriff's Office | Events
MARION, IL (KFVS) - The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office will host a Handgun Safety Class for residents of Williamson County.
This Handgun Safety Class will be held on Saturday, August 3, 2013 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
The class will consist of three hours of classroom discussion at the new Williamson County Sheriff’s Office (located at 404 North Van Buren, Marion) and four hours of range activity at the Williamson County Firearm Training Facility.
The Handgun Safety Class will focus on basic safety for handgun owners and their families, proper cleaning and storage of handguns, and Illinois laws concerning possession of firearms.
This class does not meet the criteria for training requirements under the new Illinois Concealed Carry Law.
Class size will be limited to 12 people.
Participants in the class will be allowed to bring their handgun to the class, and will be allowed to fire their handgun at the range.
Anyone bringing a handgun to the class must be at least 21 years of age and possess a valid FOID card.
For more information, or to apply for the class, contact Deputy John Fleming, Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office at 618-997-6541.
Online registration is also available. Go to www.wcsheriff.com/Hand_Gun_Safety to complete the online registration form.
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