Police Countersniper Level 1

Course Hours 40.0 Hours

Course Description

This course is designed for officers assigned to countersniper, special response, or S.W.A.T. teams. The course includes instruction on ballistics, lead, effects of weather, shooting at varying distances, use of cover, rifle and scope care and maintenance, and maintaining a data book. Students will participate in shooting exercises which feature moving target engagement, multiple targets, and decision reaction problems. Ammunition in calibers .223 and .308 will be furnished. If other calibers are used, students should bring 300 rounds of duty ammunition. This course focuses on marksmanship skills with the countersniper rifle.

Prerequisites

Must be Certified and Sworn Law Enforcement. On the first day of class, students will be required to produce a letter from their agency confirming their assignment as a countersniper.

Who Should Attend

Officers who are assigned to countersniper, special response, or S.W.A.T. teams.

Special Notes

Students need to bring a turret scoped countersniper rifle, shooting sling, cleaning gear, and other equipment used in these assignments.

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
03/04/2019 03/08/2019 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. LPAA19090 Register
11/04/2019 11/08/2019 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
12/09/2019 12/13/2019 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
03/02/2020 03/06/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH
03/04/2020 night fire 1p-10p
TBA Coming Soon
11/30/2020 12/04/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH
Night Fire 12/02/2020 1p-10p
TBA Coming Soon