Sergeant Vernal R. Shepherd
Deputy Shawn Radmall
The Firearms staff is tasked with conducting quality firearms related training for over 300 sworn deputies; maintaining and improving the Utah County Sheriff’s Office Thistle Firing Range, and hosting the firearms training and activities of more than 30 private, City, State and Federal entities. The Firearms staff also supports safe gun handling and public education by partnering with several non-profit private groups who teach and promote gun safety and shooting sports.
|The Thistle Gun Range is currently closed. It will re-open to the public on weekends, from June - September, as scheduling permits.|
|Public Range Days/Hours :||Fridays 5:00 p.m. to dusk (June - September)|
|Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (June - September)|
Range access is free but shooters must sign a waver at the office and provide their own eye and ear protection as well as paper or cardboard targets.