Will County Sheriff's Police will be hosting a Women's Shooting Skills Class open to active LE women, through Tri-River Training. Class is free to member agencies, register with Tri-River at (815) 630-5212. Class focuses on close quarter pistol skills, speed and accuracy. Class description is below.
Tri-River Police Training Region - MTU 16
Shooting Skills for the Woman Officer
Will County Sheriff’s Range & Training Facility
2402 Laraway Rd., Joliet, IL 60433
Saturday, August 30, 2014
8:00 am till 4:00 pm
This course has been designed to assist the woman shooter in improving her proficiency with the duty handgun. Problem solving and coaching activities will be emphasized throughout the course. Officers will review the most basic components of law enforcement shooting skills and then practice what they have learned in dry fire simulations and in live fire range activities.
Students will progress from basic marksmanship drills to close quarter survival courses of fire. The focus of this training is for women officers to identify and effectively practice those skills that will be required to not only survive, but thrive when threatened with deadly force.
Students must bring the following items to class:
300 rounds of quality ammunition Duty handgun Duty leather/nylon, including holster, gun belt, magazine pouch/speedloader pouch Protective eye wear with wrap-around side protection - OFFICERS WEARING CORRECTIVE LENSES MUST HAVE A SET OF PROTECTIVE EYEWEAR Hearing protection - a combination of soft earplugs and shooting muffs is advised.
Students MUST wear shirts with tight-fitting necks and baseball-type caps with bills to prevent hot brass from entering their clothing or falling behind protective eye wear.
Students should pack a lunch, as this class is taught in shifts during meal periods.
Instructor: Lead instructor for this class will be Deputy Kimberly Heath, Will County Sheriff’s Department.
Member Tuition: None Non-Member Tuition: $70.00 Back
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