This school is designed for select-fire firearms with full-automatic capability and applies to both submachine guns and rifles. Classroom presentations cover how to teach basic fundamentals of marksmanship, handling, zeroing, practical range drill development and liability issues. Range work covers marksmanship; operating techniques; use of cover; various firing positions; pivots and turns; use of the safety circle concept; reloading under stress; firing on the move; multiple threats; decision-making; reduced light threat identification and firing; semi-automatic, burst and automatic firing trigger control; and handgun transition techniques. Students design a tactical course of fire and are responsible for developing a lesson plan and running fellow students through their course at the end of the week.
In addition to the equipment mentioned above, the following are ALSO necessary for this school:
Duty-type, law enforcement select-fire rifle or submachine gun capable of being fired single shot and full-auto, equipped with a sling
At least three magazines with a capacity of 20 rounds or more
The NRA Law Enforcement Division offers a complete police shooting program to police departments and law enforcement agencies to encourage patrol officers to gain more experience, training and time on the range using their duty firearms.