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NEW RANGE POLICY

Check under CALENDAR OF EVENTS for range closing dates.

REMEMBER, THE FIRST PERSON USING THE RANGE IS IN CHARGE AND MAY OR MAY NOT PERMIT YOU TO SHARE THE RANGE.

ALL rifle and pistol shooting will be done within the fenced area of the Rifle and Pistol Range.

The Shotgun Range is to be used SHOTGUN shooting only.

Closures for Military or Police training and the Boy Scout Marksmanship program will be posted in the Calendar of Events section of this web site

Members are reminded to police their brass and put all cardboard and paper targets in the dumpster next to the club house.

The Association strives to provide members of NHCLEOA and authorized guests with a safe place to shoot and to promote and encourage the safe handling of firearms, BUT YOU MUST DO YOUR PART ALSO.

SAFETY RULES
Range safety requires continuous attention to safe gun handling and caution in moving about the range. The following rules have been established and approved by the Board of Directors to promote safety and to govern the use of the range. They are enforced by the members themselves and by a mutually agreed upon Range Safety Officer when three or more members are utilizing the range.

SAFE GUN HANDLING

  1. Always keep the muzzle pointed in a safe direction.
  2. Always keep your finger off the trigger until the gun is pointed at the target.
  3. Always keep the action open, magazine removed and the gun unloaded until you are on the firing line and ready to fire.
  4. Before anyone may go forward of the firing line, all firearms must be unloaded with the actions open, and either benched, holstered, or grounded. Those remaining on the firing line will step away from the line and remain there until everyone has returned from downrange.

    UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL FIREARMS BE HANDLED WHEN ANYONE IS AHEAD OF THE FIRING LINE

  5. Uncased or unholstered firearms will be immediately unloaded and carried with the action open, magazine removed and with the muzzle pointed down until safely benched or grounded with muzzle pointing down range.
  6. Loaded firearms are permitted on the firing line only and will be pointed downrange at all times. A loaded firearm will never be left unattended . Loading & unloading will be performed only within the enclosed area of the range.
  7. Treat every firearm as if it was loaded until you personally have proven otherwise.
  8. Obey instantly all firing line commands. At the command CEASE FIRING, or one long whistle blast all shooters will IMMEDIATELY unload and bench or holster an empty weapon.
  9. Whenever a miss-fire or hang fire primer only or other malfunction occurs, the firearm will be pointed downrange until the malfunction is corrected and rendered safe.
  10. Dry firing is permitted on the firing line only. Dry firing or other gun handling at the clubhouse except as required for instruction is prohibited.
  11. Transportation of firearms is regulated by Federal, State and local laws.  Always transport your firearm in a safe, unloaded condition and in accordance with applicable laws.
  12. All firearms should be stored in a safe, condition inaccessible to children and  untrained adults. FIREARMS SAFETY IS UP TO YOU

The NHCLEOA range is for the exclusive use of members of the NHCLEOA, and authorized Police/Military agencies. Members may periodically bring guests / family members. They are responsible for their conduct and safety and must be accompanied by them at all times

It is the responsibility of each member to see that the range is operated safely at all times.

All shooting will be done on the range. The range area is defined as all the fenced area including the Skeet range.

Eye and ear protection is mandatory for all shooters and guests on or near the firing line.

Range Courtesy the first member occupying the range will be in charge of, and responsible for range operations. When the range is in use and another member arrives, the original shooter may at his option permit the recent arrival to safely share a common firing line, or if this is not practical, complete his firing and vacate the range within 45 minutes. In no case will anyone fire either ahead of, or behind the using member.

Paper, Cardboard and Steel targets may be used. Targets that leave residue or debris are still prohibited.

Targets will be set up in the target frames only. No shooting at targets on the ground surface in front of or on the berms. Targets will not be placed on or in the shelters.

ALL brass will be picked up upon conclusion of firing. Unwanted brass may be left in the container next to the entrance. Used targets and unusable backers will be put in the dumpster.

Shotgun shooters will pick up their brass and wads. Hand traps will not be used on the Skeet Range. 

Pass key cards are coded to each member, and will be worn at all times on the range. Swipe the card upon entering and exiting the range. Make sure that the RANGE gate is closed and locked after you enter and when you leave.

THE PADLOCKED ROAD GATE SHOULD REMAIN OPEN WHILE ANYONE IS ON THE RANGE.

Protect your membership, do not loan your key or card.

Alcoholic beverages on the range are prohibited.

Any accident resulting in personal injury or destruction of Association property while on Association property must be reported to any association officer immediately.

 

HANDGUN RANGE REGULATIONS

                                                             

The NHCLEOA range is for the exclusive use of members of the NHCLEOA, and authorized Police/Military agencies. Members may periodically bring up to 3 guests / family members.  They are responsible for their conduct and safety and must be accompanied by them at all times

It is the responsibility of each member to read, understand and comply with the Handgun Range Regulations and the NHCLEOA Range Safety Rules

Failure to comply with the above may results in suspension of range privileges or loss of membership.

Report Safety violations, damage to the equipment and vandalism to the telephone number posted on the entrance gate.   

This range is limited to handguns only.  No Long guns or Shotguns.

All shooting must be done inside the access controlled fenced portions of the ranges. Eye and ear protection is mandatory for all shooters and guests on or near the firing line.

Upon completion of firing, target carriers will be brought back to the firing line to limit exposure to the elements.  Backers if in usable condition will be left on the carriers.

Handling of  any handgun will be done inside the shooting position. 

Under no circumstances will anyone go forward of the shooting bench unless the firing line has been cleared and everyone has stepped back to the rear of the shelter.

Paper, Cardboard, balloons or plastic targets may be used.  Targets that leave residue or debris, and Steel Targets are prohibited.

Targets will be stapled or taped to the target carrier frames only.

ALL brass will be picked up upon conclusion of firing.  Unwanted brass may be left in the container next to the entrance.  Used targets and unusable backers will be put in the dumpster.

Make sure that the gate is closed and locked after you enter and when you leave.

 

Any accident resulting in personal injury or destruction of Association property must be reported to any association officer immediately. Emergency telephone numbers are posted on the entrance gate.

 

Medical Emergency Dial 911