The James City County Police Department will be offering free firearm safety classes to the public in November and December. Each one session class will cover basic safety, handling, storage and basic laws related to carrying a concealed handgun in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The class does not include hands-on training. Classes are Nov. 16, 6:30-9 p.m., Nov. 25, 9-11:30 a.m., Dec. 5, 6:30-9 p.m. and Dec. 16, 9-11:30 a.m. Project ChildSafe will provide free gunlocks to participants.
All classes will be held at the Law Enforcement Center at 4600 Opportunity Way. Contact Master Officer Alan McDowell at 757-603- 6026 with any questions about the course and Stephanie Williams at 757-259- 5173 with any registration questions.