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COWETA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
2019 CITIZENS’ FIREARMS CLASS


Citizen’s Firearms Fundamentals is a three part community program designed to provide basic instruction in the safe and effective use of firearms (primarily handguns).  The program consists of Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evening sessions.  Students must attend all three sessions. 

1.  Monday from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.  (PLEASE ARRIVE ON TIME); Coweta County Sheriff’s Office Training Room (administrative entrance-2nd driveway) at 560 Greison Trail, Newnan, GA. Instruction regarding firearms fundamentals (safe and effective use of firearms) and legal issues regarding the possession, carry and use of firearms.  Please do not bring a firearm to the sheriff’s office.  You will be instructed to bring it on Wednesday when you go to the firing range.  

2.  Tuesday staggered start from 4:00 pm, 4:30 pm, 5:00 pm, 5:30 pm or 6:00 pm for two hours; Coweta County Sheriff’s Office Training Room:  hands on fundamentals; practical application of firearms fundamentals in Firearms Simulator. 

3.  Wednesday staggered start from 4:00 pm, 4:30 pm, 5:00 pm, 5:30 pm or 6:00 pm for one hour; Firearms Range (1887 Old Corinth Rd., Newnan, GA):  practical application of firearms fundamentals with live firearms. 

Students may provide their own serviceable handgun for use at the FIREARMS RANGE or the Sheriff’s Office will provide a Glock 17 9mm pistol for students that do not have their own handgun.  Students must provide thirty (30) rounds of ammunition for their own handgun OR thirty (30) rounds of 9x19mm ammunition (new in box jacketed ammunition, not reloaded or remanufactured) for sheriff’s office pistols. 

All participants must be 21 years old or older except 18-20 year olds may participate if accompanied by a parent or guardian.  All participants must reside in Coweta County.  

Contact Melanie Swartz, 678-423-6739, or by email, mswartz@coweta.ga.us for information or to register.  Course size is limited and pre-registration is required.  A criminal history check is required unless you have obtained a Carry Permit.  Also there is a $10.00 charge to cover costs payable in cash all due before the first night of class.  This can be done by coming by the sheriff’s office (administrative entrance) and the receptionist will be glad to help you.

 

The 2019 Citizens’ Firearms Fundamentals Classes are scheduled for the following dates and times:

 

March

Monday, March 11, 2019,                       6:00PM – 8:30PM          (LT Chuck Smith)

Tuesday, March 12, 2019,                      4:00PM – 6:30PM          (COL J. Yarbrough, LT C. Smith & SGT N. Jerard)

Wednesday, March 13, 2019,                 4:30PM – 7:00PM         (SGT Jeff Bugg)

 

April

Monday, April 1, 2019,                           6:00PM – 8:30PM          (LT Chuck Smith)

Tuesday, April 2, 2019,                          4:00PM – 6:30PM          (COL J. Yarbrough, LT C. Smith & SGT N. Jerard)

Wednesday, April 3, 2019,                     4:00PM – 6:30PM          (SGT Jeff Bugg)

 

May

Monday, May 6, 2019,                           6:00PM – 8:30PM          (LT Chuck Smith)

Tuesday, May 7, 2019,                           4:00PM – 6:30PM          (COL J. Yarbrough, LT C. Smith & SGT N. Jerard)

Wednesday, May 8, 2019,                      4:00PM – 6:30PM          (SGT Jeff Bugg)

 

June

Monday, June 17, 2019,                         6:00PM – 8:30PM          (LT Chuck Smith)

Tuesday, June 18, 2019,                        4:00PM – 6:30PM          (COL J. Yarbrough, LT C. Smith & SGT N. Jerard)

Wednesday, June 19, 2019,                   4:00PM – 6:30PM          (SGT Jeff Bugg)

 

July

Monday, July 22, 2019,                          6:00PM – 8:30PM          (LT Chuck Smith)

Tuesday, July 23, 2019,                         4:00PM – 6:30PM          (COL J. Yarbrough, LT C. Smith & SGT N. Jerard)

Wednesday, July 24, 2019,                    4:00PM – 6:30PM          (SGT Jeff Bugg)

 

August

Monday, August 19, 2019,                      6:00PM – 8:30PM          (LT Chuck Smith)

Tuesday, August 20, 2019,                     4:00PM – 6:30PM          (COL J. Yarbrough, LT C. Smith & SGT N. Jerard)

Wednesday, August 21, 2019,                4:00PM – 6:30PM          (SGT Jeff Bugg)

 

September

Monday, September 9, 2019,                 6:00PM – 8:30PM          (LT Chuck Smith)

Tuesday, September 10, 2019,               4:00PM – 6:30PM          (COL J. Yarbrough, LT C. Smith & SGT N. Jerard)

Wednesday, September 11, 2019,          4:00PM – 6:30PM          (SGT Jeff Bugg)

 

October

Monday, September 30, 2019,                6:00PM – 8:30PM          (LT Chuck Smith)

Tuesday, October 1, 2019,                     4:00PM – 6:30PM          (COL J. Yarbrough, LT C. Smith & SGT N. Jerard)

Wednesday, October 2, 2019,                4:00PM – 6:30PM          (SGT Jeff Bugg)