Law Enforcement Designated Marksman Course
All students must:
Be currently employed as a sworn law enforcement officer
Have completed a basic carbine / patrol rifle operator’s course
All students must successfully:
Demonstrate safe weapons handling skills throughout the course
Attend all 24 hours of training
Pass the known distance qualification course
Pass the unknown distance qualification course
Pass the written test
- Firearms Safety
- Use of Deadly Force
- DMR rifle set up
- Mils vs. MOA
- Range Estimation
- External Ballistics
- Terminal Ballistics
- Public events considerations
- Extended range shooting
- Close quarter shooting
- Shooting exercises
Upon completion of this training, the student will be able to correctly perform the following skills and demonstrate the necessary knowledge to instruct these skills to others.
- Know and demonstrate the 4 Firearms Safety Rules and display safe firearms handling at all times.
- Understand appropriate use of deadly force.
- Understand appropriate set up of the DMR rifle.
- Understand and demonstrate how to properly zero the rifle
- Understand and demonstrate how to accurately estimate range
- Understand and demonstrate various shooting positions
- Understand considerations for deployment of the DMR officer in rural and urban environments.
- Understand the advantages and disadvantages of lower profile and barricade shooting positions and explain and demonstrate the procedures for correctly assuming, shooting, and recovering from each.
- Understand and demonstrate extended range shooting skills to include: range estimation, bullet drop, effects of wind, moving targets
- Understand and demonstrate close quarter shooting techniques.
- Successfully pass the known distance and unknown distance qualification courses
- Successfully pass the carbine instructor written examination
Contact Dave Kleiber at (970) 846 8588 for more information.