Hunter Safety Training Course Offered


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 City Police Department, 2nd floor, located at 700 W Lincoln Highway, DeKalb. The class is scheduled as follows:

Dates: Friday 2/17, Saturday 2/18 and Saturday 2/25.

Times: 2/17: 6p-10p, 2/18: 8a-12p and 2/25: 8a-12p

Attendance is mandatory at all three sessions for all 10 hours.

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. 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.

To register please contact the DeKalb Police Department at 815-748- 8400 then dial extension 1 or email If you have a question, please do not call. Rather email  There is no registration fee. Seats are limited to 30 students on a first come, first serve basis. The class is based on the reading ability of an 11 year old. Any questions can be directed to Officer Guzinski.