Advanced Law Enforcement Sniper Course

Course description/outline

The Advanced Law Enforcement Sniper curriculum is designed to provide the basically trained LE sniper with additional skills to further enhance individual performance in the areas of marksmanship, problem solving, and equipment management. Building on the simplicity of the basics, the advanced curriculum provides the student with drills and practical application exercises meant to streamline and enhance already learned core skills. Students will be exposed to advanced shooting drills which will focus on positive target identification, effective communication skills, and tighter time limits and accuracy standards.  Topics  to be discussed:

 

  • Advanced internal, external and terminal ballistics
  • Ballistic computer programs
  • Unconventional and tripod supported positions
  • Surgical shooting skills
  • Obstacle clearance techniques
  • Known and unknown distance target engagements from 70-500 yards
  • Law Enforcement Sniper Qualification Course
  • Night Operations and the use of IR lasers
  • Individual equipment set-up and management

 

This course will contain 30 hours of instruction.

 

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Equipment List

Weapon System

  • Rifle capable of at least 1 MOA accuracy  (No exceptions will be made.  Qualification standards require at least this level of accuracy.)
  • Rifle scope with at least 3.5x-10x magnification range with exposed target style turrets and associated tools for fasteners
  • Bipods, capable of left/right cant adjustments
  • Easily adjustable rifle sling with the correct attachments for your rifle
  • Rifle data book and barrel log
  • 400 rounds of duty ammunition
    • If your department SOP uses a barrier penetrating projectile, please bring 20 rounds for testing and data collection.
  • Rear shooting support (Click HERE for recommended products)

 

Support/Ancillary Shooting Gear

  • Tripod capable of standing height (Click HERE for recommended products)
  • Method of attaching your rifle to the tripod (Click HERE for recommended products)
  • Bog Pod shooting sticks (Click HERE for recommended products)
  • One-piece cleaning rod and bore guide
  • Appropriate cleaning equipment to include carbon remover and non-ammonia based copper solvent
  • Nylon bore brush
  • Chamber mop
  • Appropriate lubricant
  • Blue Loctite

 

Individual Equipment

  • Call-Out Gear (Helmet, armor, or any other SOP gear for your department)
    • Individual load carry equipment such as a chest rack/vest/belt
  • Individual hydration system
  • Backpack/rucksack of sufficient size
  • Arm coach (Click HERE for recommended products)
  • Notebook, pens, pencils.
  • Binoculars (Minimum 8x magnification)
  • Laser Rangefinder

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