Monday, July 14, 2014

SWAT Training Held At Local BLM Rifle Range

SWAT Training Held At Local Rifle Range, Thursday

Prior SWAT rifle training photograph, MCSO
Mesa County, Colo. -- From 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., on Thursday, July 17, the Sheriff's Office SWAT Team will be using the U. S. Bureau of Land Management's rifle range for specialized training. The rifle range will be closed to public shooting for safety during those training hours, only. However, the area around the rifle range and the BLM pistol range will be open to the public (as usual). In addition, training signs will be posted in the area of the rifle range to notify citizens of the SWAT training event. 

The BLM rifle range is located north on 27 1/4 Road, near the bookcliffs.