Mon, Dec 05|
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.
Time & Location
Dec 05, 2022, 7:00 AM – Dec 09, 2022, 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 are 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
- Cleaning kit for rifle
- Squeeze bags
- Utility/Tactical uniform, long sleeves, with cover
- Spotting scope
- Inclement weather attire
- Bug Spray
- 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 email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org