Originally Posted By PWACommando:
Is the range going to be manned by someone now? Every time I've been up to the range, there was no one of any official capacity there, so who is this theoretical person who is providing and/or approving targets?
There will not be a range officer on site at this time. Any special event is required to staff one however. That language is as a blanket so that it is easy for someone to be told that their target is not appropriate if the patrolling town Police officer shows up.
•Authorized and trained Range Safety Officers shall have full authority over all shooting activities conducted at the firearms range. Absent any Range Safety Officer or Hunter Safety Instructor(s), Shiocton Police Department shall have authority over all shooting activities conducted at the firearms range.
•Department of Natural Resources will cite any and all violators pertaining to DNR rules/regulations
•All violators will be prosecuted to the full extent of any and all Federal, State, County and Village ordinances. There will be no first time warning as all shooters will have read the rules and signed an acknowledgment that they understood said rules.
•All violators are subject to expulsion from the range complex
All users are required to enforce these rules. All users are expected to politely point out to any user in violations of these rules, the nature of the violation, request they stop and if continued violation occurs, report the incident along with the violators name to the Shiocton Police Department (920-986-3294) for further action.
Penalty: The Shiocton Police Department will review all incidents and will take one of the following actions:
Written warning/Citation for Municipal Court
Temporary restriction of use/removal from the range
Loss of privileges
or other penalties as prescribed by the Village Board