District Attorney to host hunter safety program for young people in Deerpark on April 16-17

| 29 Mar 2018 | 01:31

    GOSHEN — The Orange County District Attorney's office will host a 10-hour hunter safety program on Monday and Tuesday, April 16 and 17, at the Senior Center in the Town of Deerpark.
    The course will run from 5 until 9 p.m. on both dates.
    The purpose of the course is to encourage interaction between law enforcement and the youth of Orange County and to stress the importance of gun safety.
    The course will be taught by Port Jervis Police Det. Michael Decker and Deerpark Police Sgt. Ray Cirulli of the Town of Deerpark Police Department. Both men are certified New York State Department of Environmental Conservation hunter safety instructors.
    Assistant district attorneys will also assist at the courses.
    Anyone interested in attending the course is urged to go to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s website at www.dec.ny.gov, select “Registration”, then select “Hunting,” then select “Hunter Education Classes” and follow the instructions for registration and completing homework/study material.
    New DEC regulations require that these materials be completed before the start of the class.
    Space in the course is limited to 50 people.