The Marietta Police Department’s Training Unit will host a Firearm Safety Seminar on Thursday, March 12, 2015. This seminar is designed for civilians and will cover a variety of topics to include safety, laws, and alternative weapon usage. The seminar is free of charge.

“This program has been developed to educate the citizens on current firearm laws and weapon safety.  We want to equip citizens with the knowledge and skills so they feel confident owning and handling a firearm or weapon if they choose to do so,” says Lieutenant Jake King of the Marietta Police Training Unit.

The Firearm Safety Seminar will be held on Thursday, March 12, 2015, in Marietta City Hall Council Chambers, 205 Lawrence Street Marietta. In order to secure a seat in this seminar please respond by email to leaving your name, telephone number and number of requested seats. The seminar will begin at 6:30 p.m. The following topics will be covered:

  • Firearm/Weapon Safety
  • Firearm/Weapon Law
  • Recommended Home Defense Weapons
  • Civilian Model Stun Guns
  • Carry/Use of Pepper Spray

This seminar is lecture based only and citizens are not required to bring anything. Information packets will be provided to attendees. The seminar is open to all ages and is approximately two hours in length. Please do not bring any firearms or weapons to the seminar.


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