Pistol Orientation Course to be Offered June 1

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will offer a FIRST Steps Pistol Orientation training course on Saturday, June 1 at the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s 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 david-robichaux@lpso.net. Participants will need to bring 50 rounds of ammunition, eye protection and ear protection.

Pistol Orientation Course to be Offered June 1