Marshall County Sheriff’s Office Holds Gun Safety Course

MARSHALL COUNTY, Alabama (WHNT) – The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) held a Citizen Firearms Safety Course (CFSC) on Saturday afternoon.

Each month, MCSO will host the course, which is open to all Marshall County residents ages 18 and older, and it’s also free.

According to the sheriff’s office, the CFSC will be held on Saturday of each month beginning at 9 a.m. at the Marshall County FOP headquarters.

There are two parts to the course. The classroom portion lasts approximately one hour and consists of instructors familiarizing participants with their firearm and its safety features. The practical part will take place at the nearby Sheriff’s Office shooting range. Participants will be able to handle a firearm and familiarize themselves with the proper technique in order to fire a weapon safely.

A packed lunch and water will be provided, however, you must bring your own eye and ear protection. Sunscreen is also encouraged.

The dates for each course are based on the lineup and availability of instructors, and are also subject to change due to weather. If you are interested in taking the course, you must complete the registration form. You can also contact Deputy Chief Steve Guthrie at 256-582-2034 with any questions.


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