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JLE157:  FIREARMS UPDATE


Course Description

This 16-40 hour variable course will provide students with instruction on tactical firearms and lethal force required by P.O.S.T. The course consists of hands-on practical skills training. Emphasis is on safety, knowledge of weapons and manipulative skills training. PREREQUISITE: Completion of POST Basic Academy or Equivalent.


Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the disassembly, reassembly and care and cleaning of firearm.
  • Officers are responsible for evaluating situations and deciding on the appropriate level of force.
  • Demonstrate a minimum standard of tactical handgun proficiency with every technique, exercise, and course of fire.


Last modified: November 25, 2014
Gavilan College Red Diamond 5055 Santa Teresa Boulevard Red Diamond Gilroy, CA 95020 Red Diamond (408) 848-4800