Course Description: This two-day course is designed to provide students with select skills and techniques necessary to defend and overcome a subject's assaultive behavior during a firearms encounter. Students will participate in pistol and shotgun related drills intended to replicate various components of an appropriate response associated with a critical event.
Note: Due to the physical nature of this training, students must evaluate and consider their own fitness level prior to enrolling in this class.
Instructional Hours: 2 Days / 16 Hours
Instructional Objectives: Upon completion of this course, the student will possess the knowledge and skill required to conduct a thorough building search while maintaining officer safety.
After completion, the student will be able to:
- Identify elements of a successful search.
- Demonstrate proper approach and response.
- Demonstrate proper clearing of stairwells.
- Identify special problem areas.
- Execute the use of mirrors and shield to clear corners.
- Explain and perform dynamic entries.
The following topics/techniques will be addressed throughout the course:
- Jam clearing drills.
- Traverse drills.
- Proper utilization of cover.
- Off-hand operation.
- Partial/Hostage target engagements.
- Shooting from varied platforms.
- Appropriate incorporation of directed fire.
- Downed officer exercises.
- Department-issued handgun and shotgun.
- Body armor.
- Baseball-style cap.
- Ear protection.
- Safety goggles or shooting glasses.
- 10 training (dummy) rounds for Department handgun.
- 3 pistol magazines or 3 speed loaders (revolver).
- 300 rounds of handgun ammunition.*
- 5 rounds of 12 gauge, 2 ¾” or 3” chambered rifled slug.*
- 25 rounds of 12 gauge, 2 ¾” or 3” chambered “00” buckshot.*
- Complete set of leather gear including handcuffs and key.
- Durable shirt and cargo pants (BDU) or uniform pants.
- Shoes or boots.
* MP ONLY. Ammunition for PSP will be provided at training site.
Audience: PSP Enlisted and MP
Registration: Please register for the classes below using form SP 8-130. All applications must be received 30 days prior to the course start date.
Locations: For a list of all training centers and directions, please visit the Training Center Page.
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