Officers Half Through Firearm Training

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Officers from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and other agencies are halfway through a special firearms training, and gearing up for the second and final day. They are competing on a range designed by the National Rifle Association. Friday, officers practiced tactical skills, and were also evaluated in a competition-style training. … Continue reading »

Texas Gun Groups Fight NRA

(CNN) — The National Rifle Association (NRA) has a stern message to gun lovers: Check your weapons at the door. In recent weeks, gun rights advocates, including “Open Carry Texas,” have entered popular restaurant chains with guns in hand. It’s part of an open carry movement. In a statement, the NRA and the Institute for … Continue reading »