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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.

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Basic Sniper Course
Basic Sniper Course

Time & Location

Nov 13, 2023, 7:00 AM – Nov 17, 2023, 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 40+ hours 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

- 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 safely and comfortably.

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

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