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November 15, 2021 – November 19, 2021 all-day
Glenwood Springs Police Department
101 W 8th St, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601

November 15-19, 2021 Glenwood Springs, CO

to Register:

Contact Dave Kleiber


Cost: $800.00 970-846-8588

(Payment information listed below)

Course Description:

This 44-hour, Colorado POST-approved, Handgun Instructor Certification course is designed to provide law enforcement officers the necessary skill and knowledge to develop and operate a law enforcement firearms/handgun program for their agency, and/or assist teaching handgun skills in a police academy setting.


Students will be required to pass the Colorado POST Handgun Qualification Course on day one of training (two attempts).

Failure  to pass the qualification will result in removal from the course.

Students must be a current sworn Law Enforcement Officer.

Course Outline:

Students will learn how to develop and maintain a law enforcement firearms program, manage and operate firearms ranges, instruct handgun skills, diagnose shooting errors and make sustainable corrections in other shooters. Students will develop the ability to instruct the following:

• legal and appropriate use of force decisions

• weapons maintenance

• fundamentals of shooting

• “combat” shooting techniques

• use of various positions and cover

• efficient weapons manipulations

• malfunction clearances

• understanding wound ballistics

• tactics and techniques for fighting with the handgun

• extended range shooting

• low light / night techniques.

Students should expect a fast paced and physically active learning environment that will include running, kneeling and quickly assuming various unique shooting positions.

Student Must Provide:

• Duty Handgun w 3 magazines

• Duty belt / holster

• 1000 rds handgun ammo

• Ballistic vest (optional)

• Laptop Computer*

• 5 dummy rounds

• Hat, ear protection, eye protection

(both sunglasses and clear eye pro)

• Flashlight

• Weapons mounted light (optional)

*all classroom materials will be provided on a computer thumb drive. Students will need a laptop computer to view the materials


The training staff is comprised of individuals who have a wealth of experience as instructor trainers and utilizing these weapons in real world situations; from police patrol duty and police special weapons teams, to military Special Operations conducted in the War on Terrorism.


November 15-19, 2021 Glenwood Springs, CO

to Register:

Contact Dave Kleiber


Cost: $800.00 970-846-8588

Covid Precautions: Safety measures that have been approved by Colorado POST for skills training in the Colorado Law Enforcement Training Academies will be enforced.

Payment Information: We accept payment through check, credit card or PayPal.

• Paypal account: PayPal.Me/kleiberinvestigation OR

• mail check to: Kleiber Investigations and Training P.O. Box 772401 Steamboat Springs, CO 80477

To register/more information: contact Dave Kleiber at (970) 846-8588

Dates: November 15-19, 2021 8 am – 5 pm Monday through Friday (Night shoot Wed or Thur evening)

Host Agency: Glenwood Springs Police Department, SGT Mike Young (970) 384-6518

Range Location: Glenwood Springs Gun Club / aka South Canyon Range, CO Hwy 134 Glenwood Springs, CO

Cost: $800

Lodging Options:

• Quality Inn & Suites On The River, approximately $109

2650 Gilstrap Ct, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601•(970) 945-5995

• The Lodge at New Castle approximately $93

781 Burning Mountain Ave, New Castle, CO 81647 (970) 984-2363

• Glenwood Suites, Ascend Hotel Collection approximately $113

2625 Gilstrap Ct, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601•(970) 372-0424

• Residence Inn by Marriott Glenwood Springs approximately $120

125 Wulfsohn Rd, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601•(970) 928-0900