Police stay with Rio Hondo firing range

DOWNEY - Downey police officers will continue to receive weapons training at the firing range at Rio Hondo Community College after the City Council approved a 2-year contract extension on Tuesday.Downey police officers have used the firing range for firearms training and monthly firearms qualification since 1993, when the Downey Police Department developed a range program that included having its own officers trained as range instructors. The two-year contract renewal is good until June 30, 2013. The police department pays $5,400 annually for use of the firing range.

********** Published: June 30, 2011 - Volume 11 - Issue 10