COOPER CITY (CBSMiami) – The Broward Sheriff’s Office is hosting a free gun safety course for children Tuesday night.READ MORE: Coast Guard Transfers 28 Cubans To The Bahamas
In an effort to prevent these tragedies, BSO is hosting the course Tuesday from 7 to 9 PM at 10580 Stirling Road for children ages 11 to 14.READ MORE: 3 Teens Charged In Killing Of Missing Miramar Man
The free course will touch on: safety rules for secure handgun storage, responsibilities of owners to properly secure and store the firearms, dangers of toy guns vs. real guns, and a review of scenarios dealing with finding firearms in homes and presenting them in public.
Parents are encouraged to attend with children.MORE NEWS: Miami Weather: Keep That Umbrella Handy
BSO said there will be refreshments and free gun locks provided.