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At home on the range
Sheriff's office teaches citizens the basics of handgun ownership
W 010513 GUN SAFETY 10
Amy Priest, 34, right, makes friends with Jackie Ellis as they familiarize themselves with their firearms. Priest is married to a Georgia State Patrol officer but said she wanted some professional handgun training.
Last Saturday, the Bulloch County Sheriff's office held its first Basic Civilian Handgun Course of the year. Many family members and couples attended together, and participants' ages ranged from 17 to 67. The class, which is meant to educate people about handgun handling, safety and laws, is held at the Bulloch County Law Enforcement Training Center and consists of about an hour of classroom instruction, followed by active shooting at the range.
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