The James City County Police Department will be offering two free firearm safety classes to the public in July. 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 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.
The classes will be held on July 6 and 28, from 6:30-9 p.m. All classes will be held at the Law Enforcement Center at 4600 Opportunity Way.
Pre-registration is required and will done using the SignUp Genius website. Please follow the link below to register. Information provided at sign-up will be kept private.
Grant funding received from the National Rifle Association Foundation and Project ChildSafe was used to purchase class materials and gunlocks for this free class.
Contact Master Officer Alan McDowell at 757-603-6026 with any questions about the course and Stephanie Williams at 757-259-5173 with any problems registration.
Media contact: Stephanie Williams, Police Spokesperson