gun safety

Organizers Preparing for CrimeStoppers Gun BuyBack

An event happening this weekend aims to get guns off the streets. Crimestoppers annual Gun BuyBack will be held Saturday at First Baptist Church in Montgomery. “This is just one of the options,” Montgomery County Sheriff Derrick Cunningham says. “We really need to have options on the table to be able to help reduce the amount of gun violence that…

Dallas Co. Sheriff’s Office Conducts Gun Safety Training

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office is conducting basic gun training courses throughout the year — to help promote gun safety. The course teaches participants how to safely handle — load — and store their weapons. Participants were also taken out on the gun range and coached on how to safely fire their weapons. “I thought…

Gov. Ivey Hosts Round Table For Improving School Safety

Safer schools were once again up for discussion at the state capitol Tuesday, but  this time federal officials were involved. Governor Kay Ivey hosted a listening session for the Federal Commission on School Safety. It was the fourth and final listening session by the group formed by President Donald Trump after the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School…

Deer Hunting Season Begins

Starts today...ends on February 10th.

  A foundation that promotes hunting says it has an almost $2-Billion impact on the Alabama economy. Department of Conservation officials say there are very few accidents involving weapons during the hunting season. In fact they say more people are injured climbing into or out of tree stands each year. State Farm Insurance has posted a list of states where…