The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will offer a FIRST Steps Pistol Orientation training course on Saturday, June 1 at the Lafourche Parish Sheriffs Office Shooting Range located at 3451 Highway 182 in Raceland. This class is designed for first-time firearms owners and persons looking to learn basic fundamentals about firearm ownership. Class will begin at 8 a.m. and last until around noon. The actual ending time will vary due to class size.
FIRST stands for Firearm Instruction, Responsibility, and Safety Training. The FIRST Steps Pistol Orientation will include the following:
Firearms handling and shooting safety
Firearms parts and their operation
Ammunition and its function
Shooting fundamentals and an opportunity to develop them on the range
How to select, clean, and store a firearm
Review of various activities available to help participants develop their shooting skills
One hour of live range fire with certified firearms instructor
The cost for the course is $50. Please register in advance. To register for this course, or for more information, contact Sergeant David Robichaux at (985) 438-7873 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Participants will need to bring 50 rounds of ammunition, eye protection and ear protection.