Marietta Police to Host Gun Safety Seminar

The seminar will cover firearm and weapon safety and laws, recommended home defense weapons, civilian model stun guns and carrying and using pepper spray.

The Marietta Police Department’s Training Unit will host a Firearm Safety Seminar on Nov. 8. The seminar will cover a variety of topics includind safety, laws and alternative weapon usage.

“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,” said Sergeant Jake King of the Marietta Police Training Unit. 

The Firearm Safety Seminar will be held on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 in Marietta City Hall Council Chambers, 205 Lawrence Street Marietta. The seminar is free of charge. 

In order to secure a seat in this seminar please respond by email to dbaldwin@mariettaga.gov or call 770-794-5370 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. Please do not bring any firearms or weapons to the seminar. 

Anyone with any questions regarding the Marietta Police Firearm Safety Seminar can contact Marietta Police Training Unit Sergeant Jake King at 770-794-5379.


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