Mon, Nov 29 | Jefferson County Sheriff Training Center

Basic Sniper Course

The course is a 40+ hour course to teach law enforcement officers the basic skills needed to be a police sniper/designated marksman.
Registration is Closed
Basic Sniper Course

Time & Location

Nov 29, 8:00 AM – Dec 03, 5:00 PM
Jefferson County Sheriff Training Center, 3500 Happy Hollow Ln, Fultondale, AL 35068, USA

About the Event

The cost is $250 per student

The course is a 40+ hour course to teach law enforcement officers the basic skills needed to be a police sniper/designated marksman. In addition to marksmanship, it will cover Fundamentals, Rifle and Ammunition considerations, Maintaining Data Books, and Intelligence gathering. Applicants must have written approval from their Sheriff or Chief to attend this course and APOST certified.

Equipment requirements are:

- Rifle, .308 or 5.56mm and scope combo capable of 1” or less groups at 100 yards. ZEROED PRIOR TO CLASS

- 300 rounds of match ammunition for the rifle

- Backpack for gear

- Binoculars

- Cleaning kit for rifle

- Squeeze bags

- Utility/Tactical uniform, long sleeves, with cover

Recommended Equipment:

- Spotting scope

-  Inclement weather attire

- Sunscreen

- Bug Spray

- Databook

- A method of hydration

Safety violations are dealt with swiftly. The student should be able to load, unload, and reload their firearm in a SAFE and CONTROLLED manner.

POC: Sergeant Hogeland or Corporal Marcrum 205-849-5246 hogelandt@jccal.org or marcrumh@jccal.org

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