Police Sniper Instructor

Course Hours: 40.0 Hours

Course Description

This 40 hour course is taught by Center Mass Inc. and is designed for instructors tasked with teaching and qualifying police counter snipers at their agency.  The course includes instruction on teaching ballistics, effects of weather, shooting at varying distances, use of cover, rifle care and maintenance, maintaining a data book, and marksmanship skills with a precision rifle.  Other class topics include sniper team concept, deployment, intelligence gathering, field craft, communications, tactical considerations, and non-traditional shooting positions. Officers will participate in shooting exercises which feature moving target engagement, multiple targets, decision reaction problems, unconventional shooting positions and sniper hide building. This one week course is physically demanding and officers should be in good physical health.  


P.O.S.T. Firearms Instructors, Basic Police Sniper School

Who Should Attend

Officers who are assigned as police counter sniper at their agency and are tasked with training and qualifying police counter snipers.

Special Notes

Registration and payment for class is handled through Center Mass Inc.

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