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Law Enforcement Rifle Training Program (LERTP)

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The Law Enforcement Rifle Training Program (LERTP) is a one week program structured to train the student in optically and unaided rifle/carbine skills and techniques.  The program is designed to target the individual who may be required to employ their rifle/carbine in various law enforcement situations.

Type: Advanced

Length: 5 class days

Curriculum

  • Short range marksmanship [<50 yards]
  • Intermediate marksmanship [50 yards – 300 yards]
  • Perimeter/containment
  • Urban/rural deployment
  • Rifle/carbine nomenclature
  • Rifle/carbine maintenance
  • Rifle/carbine/Handgun handling skills
  • Rifle/carbine shooting positions
  • Rifle/carbine shooting on the move
  • Rifle/carbine shooting on/off cover
  • Rifle/carbine multiple target shooting
  • Rifle/carbine malfunctions
  • Rifle/carbine/handgun transitions
  • Rifle/carbine reduced light shooting
  • Rifle/carbine shooting with EOTech/Aimpoint
  • Tactical concepts and considerations for effective and safe deployment of the weapon

Instructors

Instructors assigned to coordinate and work with these programs have significant backgrounds in law enforcement/military and special weapons training.  The instructional staff includes personnel from federal, military, state and municipal law enforcement agencies.  All instructors assigned to teach in these programs attend special instructor training programs in the disciplines assigned.

Prerequisites for Attendance

For acceptance into the program, the student must meet the following criteria: the applicant must pass a FLETC health screening; be in good physical condition; have completed a basic law enforcement academy; and be presently employed by a law enforcement agency as a sworn LEO, or active military.

Additional Information

Students are encouraged to bring their agency issued rifle and other equipment.  Ammunition and the FLETC student uniforms are provided.

Upon request, this program is also available as an export to an agency’s location.

Contact Information

If you need additional information or have questions about the advanced training programs offered by the FAD, please refer to the contact information below.

FLETC
FAD, Building 166
1131 Chapel Crossing Road
Glynco, GA  31524

Telephone:  912-267-2278
E-Mail: FLETC-FADPOC@FLETC.DHS.GOV

 

Training Dates

G_LERTP-401 / Glynco, GA -- Apr 14, 2014 to Apr 18, 2014
G_LERTP-402 / Glynco, GA -- May 19, 2014 to May 23, 2014