Patrol Rifle Operator

LET578 - 24.00 Hours

Description

Many modern law enforcement agencies are upgrading their weapons by issuing or authorizing the use of patrol rifles. This course teaches participants the principles of marksmanship, rifle nomenclature, and operation. Emphasis will be placed on weapons manipulation and how to fight with commonly configured patrol rifles. Although this course is based on the AR-15/M-4/M-16 weapons platform, other systems will be discussed.

Price shown is for commissioned Texas peace officers or non-commissioned personnel employed by a Texas law enforcement agency. Additional fees will apply for out of state and others.

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, please contact Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence at (800) 423-8433 or ilepse@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

Many modern law enforcement agencies are upgrading their weapons by issuing or authorizing the use of patrol rifles. This course teaches participants the principles of marksmanship, rifle nomenclature, and operation. Emphasis will be placed on weapons manipulation and how to fight with commonly configured patrol rifles. Although this course is based on the AR-15/M-4/M-16 weapons platform, other systems will be discussed.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

  • Hearing protection
  • Wrap around eye protection
  • Billed cap
  • Knee and elbow pads
  • Duty handgun with three magazines and 300 rounds of ammunition
  • Duty belt with non-collapsible belt holster for handgun
  • Magazine pouch
  • Cleaning gear
  • Weather appropriate, sturdy clothing and good footwear, i.e. duty style or hiking boots that provide good ankle support
  • Magazine fed semi-automatic rifle that uses and was manufactured for the use of detachable magazines with sling, three magazines, magazine pouches, appropriate cleaning gear and 1000 rounds of ammunition. No M855 green tip or armor piercing ammo will be allowed. Detachable optics are acceptable but rifle must have iron sights that co-witness through the optic.

Recommended

  • Body armor
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray
  • Drinking water
  • Snacks
  • Athletic or medical tape for fingers and hands

Topics

Firearms safety+Principles of marksmanship+Rifle nomenclature, care, and maintenance+Rifle manipulation+Sight adjustment and zeroing procedures

Suggested Audience

  • Participants should be currently commissioned peace officers or security personnel

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

Other Information

Contact Information

Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Tollfree: (800) 423-8433

Resources

Payment Options
  • Credit Card - Complete online registration or call (979) 845-6677
  • Purchase Order - Complete registration form and send to law@teex.tamu.edu or fax to (979) 862-2788
  • Check - Complete registration form and mail to: TEEX - LAW, P.O. Box 40006, College Station, TX 77842

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