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September 13, 2023 – September 15, 2023 all-day
La Junta Police Department Memorial Training Facility
Industrial Park, 27510 Target Road, La Junta, CO 81050

Contact:  Registration through the Region: 

Chief Todd Quick 

La Junta Police Department 

601 Colorado Ave. 

La Junta, CO 81050 

(719) 384-2525 office 


Date : Sept. 13-15, 2023 

Location : La Junta, CO 

Course Description (24 hours): 

The student will obtain the skill and knowledge to instruct other law enforcement officers in the use of red dot sights as a primary sighting instrument for their duty handgun. Students will obtain the knowledge to develop and implement a red dot sight transition program and an in-service training program for their agency. This course has been approved by Colorado POST for the use of POST training grant funds. 

Course Learning Objectives: 

  • • Understanding the Red Dot Sight 
  • • Equipment Available o Guns 
  • o Sights 
  • o Holsters 
  • • Presentation / Draw 
  • • Recoil Management 
  • • Low Light / Flashlight Issues 
  • • Emergency / Alternative Sighting 
  • • Maintenance 
  • • Zeroing 
  • • Diagnose and correct shooting errors 
  • • Program Development 
  • o Transition Training 
  • o In-Service Training 
  • o Maintenance 

Student Must Provide: 

  • • Duty handgun w/ red dot sight 
  • • 1500 rounds handgun ammo 
  • • 5 handgun dummy rounds 
  • • Duty belt / holster / 3 magazines 
  • • Hat, ear protection, eye protection 
  • • Notebook/Pen 
  • • Lunch/Water 
  • • Rain/Cold Weather Gear 
  • • Lap Top Computer * (class material will be provided on a thumb drive) 


The training staff is comprised of individuals who have a wealth of experience as instructor trainers and have utilized 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. 

Dave Kleiber compiled a concurrent law enforcement and military career over the past 28 years; the last 11 of which were with US Army Special Forces. He has an extensive amount of experience as an international marksmanship champion being one of only a handful of Double Distinguished Marksman in the history of the United States Army. Dave has been a law enforcement firearms instructor and instructor trainer since 1999. He has been a multi-jurisdictional SWAT team commander and is a combat veteran having served with US Army Special Forces in Operation Iraqi Freedom I and Operation Iraqi Freedom II. Dave is a Colorado POST Firearms Full Skills Instructor. He has served on the Colorado POST Firearms Subject Matter Expert Committee, has been a lead instructor for the Colorado Law Enforcement Training Academy (CLETA), and currently is a primary instructor trainer for the Colorado POST / County Sheriffs of Colorado firearms instructor certification program. Dave has provided firearms, tactics and leadership instruction to law enforcement and military members across the U.S. and around the world. 

Course Dates: Sept 13-15, 2023 

Cost: $550.00 


La Junta Police Department Memorial Training Facility 

27510 Target Road 

La Junta, CO 81050 

Host Agency: 

Chief Todd Quick 

La Junta Police Department 

601 Colorado Ave. 

La Junta, CO 81050 

(719) 384-2525 office 


Dave Kleiber 

Kleiber Training Solutions 

P.O. Box 772401 

Steamboat Springs, CO 80477 

(970) 846-8588