Knowing how to shoot well is an important requirement for police firearms instructors, but they must also know how to teach others to shoot and handle firearms. This course will help you develop the additional knowledge, skills, and techniques needed to organize and teach firearms courses. Participants will learn to diagnose and correct student weaknesses, analyze and score targets, design and run courses of fire, and properly document police firearms training. Participants will be able to develop and implement comprehensive firearms training programs.
This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Firearms Instructor Course #2222.
Responsibly training patrol officers on how to deploy patrol rifles is of the utmost importance to ensure they can deploy with speed and fire with precision while maintaining safety and accountability. This course teaches participants how to effectively instruct principles of marksmanship, rifle nomenclature, and operation. Emphasis will be placed on teaching weapons manipulation and training personnel to fight with commonly configured patrol rifles. Although this course is based on the AR-15/M-4/M-16 weapons platform, other systems will be discussed.
This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Patrol Rifle Instructor Course #3323.
Officers always have a firearm and these weapons play a large role in police work. Firearms by their very nature are a destructive device. Officers need to know safe, proper handling procedures for firearms to prevent unwanted catastrophes.
This course introduces the basic principles of firearms handling and firearms safety. Participants will be introduced to basic marksmanship principles and firearms functions to include, loading/unloading/reloading, stoppage clearance and positions shooting.
This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements TEEX Firearms Basics (Online) Course #78033.
Basic Sniper uses practical exercises to provide law enforcement designated marksmen the knowledge, skills, and abilities to effectively engage threat targets in response to active shooter, hostage rescue, or barricaded shooter situations.
Instructor George Jahant
George Jahant joined the San Antonio Police Dept. in
December of 1977. Over the course of 38 years, he gained experience in patrol,
narcotics, CSI, and Special Weapons and Tactics. Thirty two years of his career
were spent in the Special Operations field. There as an operator and supervisor
he played a major part in the development, and training of one of the top Law
Enforcement Special Operations Programs in the nation.
Instructor Richard Smith, Jr.
Richard Smith joined the San Antonio Police Dept. In
September 1989. In his 27 year career with San Antonio Richard worked Patrol,
was an instructor at the Police Academy, and worked in the street crime driven
Tactical Response Unit before being assigned the Special Operations Unit. As a
member of Special Operations his primary focus was SWAT Hostage Negotiation as
well as being the San Antonio Police Dept. Tactical Medic Program Coordinator.
Richard's skills have lead him to be a highly sought Police Trainer with over
24 years of teaching experience.
This course is designed to introduce students to various methods of carrying and shooting handguns from concealed carry positions.
Being a law enforcement officer is a 24 hour a day, seven days a week career. Cops need to be armed and ready for deadly encounters on duty and off. The emphasis of this course is off duty/on duty plain clothes concealed carry of handguns and how to deploy those handguns safely and effectively from various concealed carry positions.