BASC training day for Suffolk Police

Chris Brooks from BASC Central England ran a training day for probationary police officers from Suffolk Constabulary. He briefed them on shooting, the benefits that shooting has for conservation and how shooting shapes the countryside especially through the work of gamekeepers. He also talked about wildlife crime such as poaching Read more…

BASC delivers police training on firearms and wildlife law

A training course designed to help improve police officers’ understanding of firearms and wildlife law has been successfully completed with the help of the UK’s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), working with police wildlife and rural crime officers from Lancashire and Cumbria constabularies.

BASC seeks airgun coaches

More people are being asked to come forward to train as airgun coaches under a new coaching award run by the UK’s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC). David Ilsley from BASC said: “The award is not about teaching you how to shoot, it’s about Read more…

BASC helps with Hampshire Police Training

The UK’s largest shooting organisation, The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) is working with Hampshire Police to support training for frontline officers and staff to improve their understanding of rural activities and raise awareness of issues affecting those who live and work in the countryside.