NEWS RELEASE                                             

For Immediate Release
December 13, 2007
Contact: Michele Nicholson
Public Information Officer
  (850) 651-7420

OCSO TO OFFER BASIC FIREARMS SAFETY COURSE  

BOTH JANUARY FIREARMS SAFETY CLASSES ARE NOW FULL!
***APPLICANTS MUST BE RESIDENTS OF OKALOOSA COUNTY***

***If you would like to submit an application for future classes, please print the application below and fax to (850) 609-3048. Upcoming classes will be announced as they become available!****

OCSO FIREARM SAFETY COURSE APPLICATION

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE CAN BE USED WHEN APPLYING FOR A "CONCEALED WEAPONS PERMIT".  EACH STUDENT MUST PROVIDE THEIR OWN FIREARM & AMMUNITION.

     The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is offering women ages 18 and older an opportunity to take firearms safety classes overseen by trained law enforcement officers.

     The first class in the two-part course will take place Thursday, January 10th from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Sheriff’s Administration Building, 50 2nd Street in Shalimar. The second class will take place Saturday, January 12th from nine a.m. to five p.m. at the Sheriff’s Office shooting range in Crestview.

     The first class involves discussions on firearms safety, range safety procedures, and legal issues, as well as actual weapon inspections. The second class involves target shooting at the law enforcement range.

      You must attend both classes to receive a certificate issued by the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office and National Rifle Association.

       For more information call 651-7410. Please do not call OCSO dispatch numbers.

       You must register in advance either on-line at www.sheriff-okaloosa.org or in person at the Administration Buildings in either Shalimar or Crestview. Class size will be limited to the first 30 applicants.

       An additional class for both men and women will be offered January 24 and 26th.

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