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Police department holding firearms safety course

The Douglas Police Department will be conducting a co-ed Firearms Safety and Familiarization course on Saturday, September 5, 2020 at the Douglas Police Department Training Facility located at 581 Victor Bray Road. Class will begin at 8:00 A.M. and will conclude at approximately 5:00 P.M.


The course covers legal issues including: use of force and deadly force, firearms carry, shooting fundamentals and live fire practice.  Depending on weather conditions the morning hours will be spent in the classroom and participants will travel to the gun range after lunch.  Participants should bring a safe, operable handgun, holster, and one box (50 rounds) of ammunition.


Participants do not have to be a resident of Douglas to attend this course. The course is open to everyone that is legally eligible to possess a firearm.  Persons wishing to take the course are encouraged to register early; class is limited to 25 participants.  Registration forms are available from the Douglas Police Department or contact: Cpl. Patrick West at (912) 384-2222 Ext. 3639, or e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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