Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office offers Civilian Firearms Training
by Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office
March 27, 2017
ROCK SPRINGS, WYOMING - March 27, 2017: The schedule for this year's Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office Civilian Handgun Training Courses was released on Monday.
Sheriff Mike Lowell said each course begins with a 9:00 AM classroom session at the County Emergency Management training room in the basement of the county building at 731 C Street in Rock Springs, followed by range and shooting exercises at the Sweetwater County Firearms Range Complex south of Rock Springs.
The course schedule is as follows:
Saturday, May 20
Saturday, June 17
Sunday, July 23
Sunday, August 6
Sunday, September 19
Topics covered include grip, stance, sight picture, trigger control, holster considerations, home firearms storage, and above all, safety. There is a $30.00 charge for the course. Participants are required to supply a handgun, 100 rounds of ammunition, eye and ear protection, and comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions. Water, snacks, a hat, sun block, and a sturdy belt and belt holster are strongly recommended.
Those who wish to sign up can contact the Sheriff's Office at (307) 352-4901 or 4903. Shooters are encouraged to sign up early, as class size is limited to 15 people per class.