Ammunition Requirements


APPLIES TO ALL LISTED COURSES

Ammunition Specifications: All ammunition must be factory loaded, new or reloaded, by ammunition manufacture supported by a liability policy.  All ammunition, handgun, and shotgun, must be issued (street quality) or equal to this of the same velocity and bullet weight.

Quantities: (per officer)

Entry-Level Basics: Law Enforcement and Sheriff/Regional Jail:

  • 20 rounds.  12 gauge, Low Brass #9 shot-lead
  • 72 rounds. 12 gauge. Duty Issue 00 Buck Shot-lead
  • 1,250 rounds handgun
  • Training qualification day & night
FIREARMS INSTRUCTORS:

A. Pre-shoot Qualification:

  • 100 pistol rounds. Tactical Course 50 rounds qualification course (2x if needed).
  • 60 rounds rifle. HRCJTA 30 round patrol rifle qualification course (2x if needed)

B. Instructors School 7 or 10 days:

  • 20 rounds 12 gauge, Low brass #9 shot
  • 25 rounds 12 gauge, Duty Issue Buck shot
  • 280 rounds Revolver ammunition
  • 1, 000 rounds Semi-automatic ammunition
  • 500 Rounds patrol rifle ammunition (if attending)

Equipment Needs for Firearms Instructor School
EQUIPMENT STUDENTS MUST BRING WITH THEM TO THE FIREARMS INSTRUCTORS SCHOOL:

  • One semi-automatic pistol and leather gear (holster must have safety strap and be a directional draw);
  • minimum of 3 magazines.
  • One 12 gauge police model shotgun, (issued or approved by agency).
  • One flashlight (duty type) issued or approved by agency.
  • Whistle; two marking pens (Permanent marker, china marker or chalk).
  • Baseball type cap for the range.
  • Paper and pen for class note.

EQUIPMENT STUDENTS SHOULD BRING WITH THEM TO THE FIREARMS INSTRUCTORS SCHOOL:

  • One .38 caliber revolver, (six shot, 4" barrel); leather gear (holster must have safety strap and be a directional draw); speed loaders or deparment issued/approved loading device.
  • Comfortable clothes with loose fitting pockets. NO shorts, tank-tops, or T-shirts with inappropriate words or designs.
  • Eye & Ear protection is available; however, if personal glasses are used they must be wrap a round and shatter proof.