Course Outline

Whenever handguns are being handled, an incident can occur if the gun is not handled responsibly. Gun safety rules are meant to eliminate the chance of an incident.

  • Obey all Ten Commandments of Handgun Safety, paying particular attention to the Four Primary Rules.
  • Use common sense.
  • Be responsible with your handgun.

The Four Primary Rules of Firearm Safety

  • Always point the muzzle in a safe direction.
  • Always treat every gun as if it were loaded.
  • Always be sure of your target and beyond.
  • Always keep your finger off the trigger until you are ready to fire.
People handling handguns safely
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