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Firearm Safety: An Informational Presentation, Not a Hands-On Training

Prescott Valley Library will present a class on safe handling of firearms, the different types of firearms and firearms history.

  • When: Monday, January 13, 2020, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Prescott Valley Public LIbrary, third-floor Crystal Room, 7401 E Skoog Blvd.
  • Cost: Free
  • Age limit: All ages
  • Categories: Community

Prescott Valley Public Library is presenting “Firearm Safety: An Informational Presentation, Not a Hands-On Training.” This class, which will take place in the Crystal Room on the third floor, teaches you how to safely handle firearms, including the proper techniques to unload, load and safely store firearms in the home. The presentation will discuss the differences between pistols, revolvers, semi-automatic pistols, single-action and double-action triggers, and rifles. It will also give a short history of firearms, automatic rifles and “Legal for Purchase” AR Series Rifles, as well as rifles of various designs (bolt action, lever action, etc.) and shotguns. 

Lewis Johnson will present the class. Johnson’s a retired Army veteran with 10 years of various Infantry assignments. He earned his Green Beret and served in many assignments with the 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) until his retirement in 1997. He then became a Certified Peace Officer.

While working for the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, Johnson served as a Detention Deputy, Detention Sergeant, Patrol Deputy, Field Training Deputy, and a SWAT and NARTA Instructor.

He helped design and instruct the Active Shooter training for NARTA, Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Subject Matter Expert in two Law Enforcement Subjects. He holds a bachelor’s in Criminal Justice and he conducts private Firearms Training.

No registration is needed, but space is limited.  For more information, call 928-759-3040.

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