Citizens Defense Firearms Course Aug. 31
By Space Coast Daily // August 22, 2013
sheriff's course teaches safe gun handling
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The next Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Citizens Defense Firearms Course is set for August 31.
This 8-hour course is designed to give civilians the opportunity to learn safe gun handling skills as well as the legal aspects of gun ownership.
The course will cover various shooting techniques to include marksmanship fundamentals.
Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate as verification of training that satisfies the State training requirement to acquire your Concealed Weapons Permit from the State of Florida.
You can contact the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Division of Licensing at 850-245-5691 for further information about the permit process.
Topics covered in course include general firearms safety, proper and legal firearms storage requirements, legal firearms carry requirements, use of force, marksmanship fundamentals and shooting drills.
REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPATION
• Must be 21 years of age or older and pass a background check.
• Serviceable Unloaded handgun (No sharing, No Title II, NFA or Assault Weapons)
• 100 rounds of factory Ammunition (no re-loads)
• Eye protection, ear protection and hat
• Inclement weather gear (recommended)
Enroll by mailing the registration form and a $50 check or money order to the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Attention: Career Development Unit, 700 Park Avenue, Titusville, Florida 32780
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