Cobb County residents are invited to take free gun safety classes on June 21, Sept. 13 and Oct. 11 from Cobb County Sheriff’s Office staff. AJC file photo

Cobb Sheriff’s Office hosts free gun safety classes

Free gun safety classes will be offered by Cobb County Sheriff’s Office staff this month and twice more this year.

Each class will begin at 6 p.m. and last about two hours.

  • June 21. Windy Hill Community Center, 1885 Roswell St., Smyrna
  • Sept. 13. Ron Anderson Community Center, 3820 Macedonia Road, Powder Springs
  • Oct. 11. Boots Ward Recreation Center, 4845 Dallas Highway, Powder Springs

During these classes, participants will learn about gun safety and storage, gun types, choosing the right gun, gun ownership/transfer laws, use of force, firearm alternatives, Georgia Weapons License and requirements and active-shooter situations.

There also will be time for questions from class participants with each receiving one free safety gun lock.

With no live-fire training, this class will offer only instruction and familiarization.

No registration is needed.


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