A 10-hour Hunter Safety Education training Course, sponsored by the DeKalb Police Department and Illinois Department of Natural Resources, will be held at the DeKalb Police Department located at 700 W Lincoln Highway. The class is scheduled from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m., on September 11th, 16th and 18th. Attendance is mandatory for all three sessions. State law mandates that any person born on or after January 1, 1980 successfully complete the hunter education course before they can receive their first hunting license.
Course instruction includes Firearms Safety, Hunter Ethics, Wildlife Management, First Aid, Survival Techniques, State Regulations, Basic Archery, Muzzle Loading and Game Identification, with an overall emphasis on Gun Safety. To register please contact the DeKalb Police Department at 815-748-8400. There is no registration fee. Seats are limited to 40 students on a first come, first serve basis. Any questions can be directed to Officer Guzinski.