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Sniper Advanced, Course #0537

This 45-hour course provides the active law enforcement sniper with an opportunity to enhance their marksmanship, field craft and observation skills as well as review use of force standards  Students will gain experience through:

  • Scenario based training
  • Observation exercises
  • Deployment exercises
  • Managing intermediate barriers

Students will also gain experience establishing and shooting from concealed position in both open country and urban environments. During this course students will participate in several mission deployment exercises designed to test and evaluate their skills.


Equipment:

  • Mission equipment consistent with deployments as Sniper/Observer.
  • Bolt or Semi-Action Rifle - minimum 308 caliber - trigger pull of no less than 3lbs. Rifle must be capable of firing 1” groups at 100 yds.
  • Scope must have sufficient elevation "come-up" to engage 600 yard targets.
  • 300 rounds of match grade or duty rifle ammunition.
  • 50 rounds barrier ammunition (mandatory)
  • Appropriate camouflage clothing & equipment for mission deployment exercises in both open country and urban environments.
  • Rain Gear.
  • APR (Gas Mask)

Prerequisite: Sniper Basic #0531 or by permission by the Program Manager, Mike O'Neill at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Recertification: To maintain your certification, this class should be attended within 3 years of last certification.

Dress Code & Identification:

  • Tactical Uniforms
  • Visible Agency official ID is recommended (badges / agency IDs) while on campus.

Cost: $500 for Criminal Justice Personnel.

Lodging:

"Lodging at the Yakima Training Center is provided at no cost and attendees are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to stay at YTC. Meals are also provided at reduced cost as a convenience to attendees. Attendees wishing to stay and or eat at YTC must contact the lead instructor Officer Jeff Geoghagan at 206 731-9113 or by email at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it TWO WEEKS PRIOR to the scheduled start of the course."


Cancellation/No Show:

***Is this class full or not available???? Please complete the Course Interest Survey. Please Note: This is not a waiting list.  You will not be contacted by WSCJTC unless there is enough interest to generate a class being scheduled.  At that time we will contact everyone that has shown interest so that applications can be submitted.


Application:

Download Firearms Application



Submit Applications to:

Registrar

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Fax: 206.835.7926

Course, Program, or Policy Questions:


Mike O’Neill

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Phone: 206.835.7375

 

Session Start & End Date Location Status/Cost/Downloads
0537-1 September 21 -25, 2015 Yakima Firing Range
970 Firing Center Rd, Yakima
WA 98901
Cancelled  / $500