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Handgun Instructor Course

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3 Officers per Agency

POST Approved Handgun Instructor Program April 22-26, 2019

This 5-day Handgun Instructor Program is a 40-hour POST approved course.  Upon successful completion of the course a student will become a POST approved handgun instructor. 

Student Completion Requirements:

1.  The student must successfully pass the Handgun Qualification Course with a score of 100%        on the first day of the Handgun Instructor Program.
2.  There will be a maximum of two attempts to qualify.
3.  Failure to qualify will result in dismissal from the Handgun Instructor Program.
4.  The student must attend all 40 hours of the Handgun Instructor Program.
5.  The student must abide by the four rules of firearms safety at all times (failure to do so will           result in dismissal).
6.  Only approved duty weapons of the student’s agency will be authorized in the Handgun               Instructor Program.  CMTR is providing 500 rounds of ammunition in 9mm, .40 S&W, and .45 ACP.

The class will begin promptly at 0800 hours on Monday April 22.  Most days will start in the classroom for the morning and move to the outdoor range in the afternoon.  Dress appropriately for the weather.
The class is scheduled for 40-hours minimum, be prepared for longer days.  Most days are scheduled 0800 hours – 1700 hours, but some may run longer to complete necessary learning blocks.  Thursday is scheduled from 1200 hours – 2200 hours to allow for dim light shooting.  Students are strongly encouraged to train the POST Handgun Qualification Course prior to attending the class.  Students must pass that course on the first morning.

Student equipment needs: 
  • Agency approved duty handgun with 3 magazines 
  • Uniform duty belt with agency approved holster, magazine pouches, handcuffs, and less lethal weapons 
  • Soft body armor
  • Eye and hearing protection 
  • Brimmed hat
  • Individual first aid kit recommended 
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Gun cleaning/maintenance supplies

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