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Tactical And Firearms Courses

Dynamic Entry for Law Enforcement

Instructors: J. Attaway / J. Schirard / T. Maffei
Course Length: Two Days – 16 HRS
Cost: $75.00
Course Description:
D.E.L.E. is a course designed for both Officers assigned to specialized divisions, i.e. Warrants, Narcotics, SWAT, Anit-Crime, etc, and to line level Patrol Officers wanting to further their CQB/Entry Skills. Dynamic Entry for Law Enforcement is designed to give the student an overview of Close-Quarter Combat Skills as well as Dynamic Entry and approach techniques. Principals stressed during the class include; 2-4 Man CQB / Room Clearing, Suspect Encounters, approaches, breaching techniques, and raid planning. These principals will be taught and emphasized using drills that accurately resemble real-world deployment. Several different locations will be used in the course of the training and the class will culminate in a force on force exercise in which the students will have to plan and execute a raid on an undisclosed location.
Prerequisites: Active duty Law Enforcement
Equipment Needed:
Standard Duty / Tactical “Rig”
Flashlight
Simunition Markers / Sim Ammo (If available, not required)
Eye Pro / Paintball Mask
Seasonally Appropriate Attire
Rain Gear
Notes:
Class will be held at several different locations over the two days, some inside, some outside. Bring seasonally appropriate clothing and be prepared to be outside.
Payment Method:
Payment is not due until the first day of class. Please make checks payable to City of Galveston

Combat Pistol Operations

Instructors: J. Attaway / J. Schirard
Course Length: One Day – 8 Hours
Cost: $50.00
Course Description:
Combat Pistol Operations is a course designed to take basic defensive pistol shooters and introduce them to principals that will allow them to more effectively engage threats during a dynamic combat incident. Principals stressed during the class include; shooting while moving, multiple target engagement, unconventional shooting platforms, combat reloads, single hand manipulation, etc. These principals will be taught and emphasized using drills that accurately resemble real-world deployment. As such, this course will stress engaging threats within limited amounts of time and many of the drills will be shot “on the clock”.
Prerequisites: Active duty Law Enforcement
Equipment Needed:
Semi-Auto Pistol (Minimum of 9mm)
Min 3 Magazines
300 Rounds
Duty or Tactical Holster/“Rig” capable of retaining both weapon and magazines
Hearing / Eye Pro
Seasonally Appropriate Attire
Rain Gear
Weapon Cleaning Gear
MEETING LOCATION:
Students will meet at the LONE STAR FLIGHT MUSEUM parking lot (next to the Jet) located at 2002 Terminal Dr. Galveston, TX 77554. Our range is located at the airport and we must cross active runways to reach it. We will be departing the parking lot and crossing the airport promptly at 0800HRS, please make all arrangements to be on time.
Notes:
The majority of the class will be held on an outdoor range so be prepared to be outside, i.e. bring water, hats, sunglasses, bugspray etc, as is seasonally appropriate.
Payment Method:
Payment is not due until the first day of class. Please make checks payable to the City of Galveston.

Tactical Urban Rifle Training

Tactical Urban Rifle is a course designed to give Officers with little to no experience using a carbine rifle, the basic skills necessary to deploy the weapon in an effective manner. Principals taught during the class include;

  • Nomenclature
  • Dissasembly / Maintenance / Reassembly
  • Basic Marskmanship Fundementals
  • Battlesight Zero
  • Shooting while moving
  • Transitions
  • Conventional / Unconventional shooting platforms
  • Immediate action drills
  • Reloads

These principals will be taught and emphasized using drills that accurately resemble real-world deployment.

Tactical Urban Rifle

Instructors: J. Schirard / J. Attaway
Course Length: Two Days – 16 Hours
Cost: $75.00
Course Description:
Tactical Urban Rifle is a course designed to give Officers with little to no experience using a carbine rifle, the basic skills necessary to deploy the weapon in an effective manner. Principals taught during the class include;

  • Nomenclature
  • Dissasembly / Maintenance / Reassembly
  • Basic Marskmanship Fundementals
  • Battlesight Zero
  • Shooting while moving
  • Transitions
  • Conventional / Unconventional shooting platforms
  • Immediate action drills
  • Reloads

These principals will be taught and emphasized using drills that accurately resemble real-world deployment.

Prerequisites:
Active duty Law Enforcement
Equipment Needed:

  • Carbine
  • At least 3 Magazines
  • Rifle Sling
  • 400 Rifle Rounds
  • Semi-Auto Pistol
  • Min 3 Magazines
  • 100 Pistol Rounds
  • Duty or Tactical Holster/“Rig” capable of retaining both weapon and magazines
  • Hearing / Eye Pro
  • Seasonally Appropriate Attire
  • Rain Gear
  • Weapon Cleaning Gear

Notes:
Attire for the class will be BDU’s, 5.11 style pants, jeans, etc. T-shirts are ok but No Shorts. The majority of the class will be held on an outdoor range so be prepared to be outside, i.e. bring water, hats, sunglasses, bugspray etc, as is seasonally appropriate. Also, lunch will be held on the range to minimize downtime. Lunch will be provided by the training cadre; however, you may want to bring your own lunch in the case that you do not want to eat what is provided.

Payment Method:
Payment is not due until the first day of class. Please make checks payable to Galveston Police Dept Training Division. 

Motor Officer Survival Training (M.O.S.T.)

The Motor Officer Shooter Training course is designed to allow Motorcycle Officers the opportunity to shoot various drills and techniques while operating on and around their motors; just as they would on a daily basis. Principals stressed during the training will include: shooting while wearing daily riding gear (helmet, gloves, etc), shooting and reloading while mounted, emergency dismount and mount, using the motor as cover, etc. These principals will be taught and emphasized using drills that accurately resemble real-world deployment.

Motor Officer Survival Training (M.O.S.T.)

Instructors: J. Smart / J. Schirard
Course Length: One Day – 8 Hours
Cost: Open
Course Description:
The Motor Officer Shooter Training course is designed to allow Motorcycle Officers the opportunity to shoot various drills and techniques while operating on and around their motors; just as they would on a daily basis. Principals stressed during the training will include: shooting while wearing daily riding gear (helmet, gloves, etc), shooting and reloading while mounted, emergency dismount and mount, using the motor as cover, etc. These principals will be taught and emphasized using drills that accurately resemble real-world deployment.
Prerequisites:
Active duty Law Enforcement, preferably assigned to a Motor / Traffic Division
Equipment Needed:

  • Police Motorcycle
  • Helmet
  • Riding gloves (if used)
  • Duty pistol
  • Duty rig (as is carried on your motor)
  • 300 pistol rounds
  • Hearing / Eye Pro
  • Seasonally Appropriate Attire
  • Rain Gear
  • Weapon Cleaning Gear

Notes:
The majority of the class will be held on an outdoor range so be prepared to be outside, i.e. bring water, hats, sunglasses, bugspray etc, as is seasonally appropriate. Also, lunch will be held on the range to minimize downtime. Lunch will be provided by the training cadre; however, you may want to bring your own lunch in the case that you do not want to eat what is provided.
Payment Method:
Free Course

Intermediate Use of Force 2107

The Intermediate Use of Force Course is designed to provide additional information on this subject area. This course is one of the seven required for Intermediate certification.
Intermediate Use of Force 2107
Instructors: TBA
Course Length: Two Days – 16 Hours
Cost: $25.00
Course Description:
The Intermediate Use of Force Course is designed to provide additional information on this subject area. This course is one of the seven required for Intermediate certification.
Prerequisites:
Active duty Law Enforcement
Equipment Needed:
Note taking material
Notes:
None
Payment Method:
Payment is not due until the first day of class. Please make checks payable to the City of Galveston.