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

Dynamic Entry Course Description

Combat Pistol Operations

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.

Combat Pistol Operations Course Description

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. 

 Tactical Urban Rifle Course Description PDF

GPD Registration Form

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

 MOST Course Description PDF

GPD Registration Form

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.

 Int Use of Force Course Description PDF

GPD Registration Form

Aikido for Law Enforcement

Aikido for Law Enforcement

Instructors: L Jackson

Course Length: One Day – 8 HRS

Cost: $50.00

Course Description:

The Intermediate Use of Force Course is designed to provide students with a basic

overview of Aikido techniques that can directly be applied to law enforcement Officers

and their everyday duties. Aikido, a Japanese martial art, is preformed by blending with

the motion of the attacker and redirecting the force of the attack rather than opposing it

head on. It is also one of the few martial arts that takes responsibility for the attacker’s

safety which causes the least amount of bodily injury to the attacker. Drills and

techniques taught in the course are directly related to situations Patrol and Police Officers

find themselves in on a daily basis and will closely resemble real-world deployment.

Principals stressed in the course will include: come along techniques, arm pinning

techniques, subject take down techniques, etc.

Prerequisites:

Active duty Law Enforcement

Physical Requirements:

Students should be in decent physical condition with no health concerns that would limit

mobility; however, techniques can be adjusted for those with limited flexibility. This is

an active course and students will be required to demonstrate Aikido tactics throughout

the class.

Equipment Needed:

Note taking material

Notes:

Students should wear comfortable clothing that allows plenty of mobility, i.e. gym attire,

t-shirt, wind pants, 5.11 style pants, BDU’s, jeans, etc. Long pants are require, NO

SHORTS.

Payment Method:

Payment is not due until the first day of class. Please make checks payable to

Galveston Police Dept Training Division.

 

 

Aikido Course PDF

Registration Form