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Sheriff's department offers 'free' firearms training to children

Sheriff's department offers 'free' firearms training to children

By Gregory Gwyn-Williams, Jr.
January 11, 2013

The Sheriff's Department in Caddo Parish, Louisiana is inviting children to participate in the "Kids First Gun Program," which will teach young children how to safely operate firearms.

The four hour course, which will be held this Saturday, January 12th, is recommended for children who received a new BB gun, shotgun or hunting rifle for Christmas or for those who may already have a gun.

Sheriff Steve Prator told Shreveport Times, "Children who will receive a gun for Christmas can try it for the first time in front of certified law enforcement academy firearms instructors.

"Parents are wise to want their children to know basic firearms."

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