June 9, 2023 | June 9, 1973
WQLN NPR first signed on the air in 1973. On June 9th of that year, the Erie Police Department hosted a public firearms training course at the Erie Skeet Club. FBI weapons experts trained Erie police officers in the proper use of pistols and shotguns.
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