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Law Enforcement Rifle Training Program

Acronym: 
LERTP
Length: 
5 Training Days
Locations Offered: 

Description

The LERTP is a Center Advanced training program structured to train students in rifle/carbine skills and techniques with iron sights and optical sighting systems.  The AR-15/M-4 is the platform used during this program.  The program is designed for the officer/agent who may be required to use a rifle/carbine in various law enforcement situations.

Prerequisites

  1. Applicant must be a full-time law enforcement officer/agent with arrest authority in the prevention, detection, apprehension, detention and/or investigation of felony and/or misdemeanor violations of federal, state, local, tribal, or military criminal laws or active military. 
  2. Must be in good physical condition with no medical restrictions  and pass a FLETC health screening. 
  3. Must have completed a basic law enforcement academy.

Required Training Materials

  • Agency issued handgun
  • Leather/web gear (Gear not authorized for use are: Auto Lock, Trigger Finger Release Style Holsters that require the trigger finger to deactivate/disable the retention mechanism, Shoulder Holsters, Cross Draw Holsters, Inside the belt holsters, or Ankle Holsters).                                   

Note: If a student cannot bring their agency issued handgun, FLETC (all sites) will provide the student a handgun for training.

For Cheltenham Students: 

  • You must bring proper range attire. Training uniforms are not provided.
  • Issued semi-automatic pistol
  • Duty belt with holster (Gear not authorized for use are:  Auto Lock, Trigger Finger Release Style Holsters that require the trigger finger to deactivate/disable the retention mechanism,  Shoulder Holsters, Cross Draw Holsters, Inside the belt holsters, or Ankle Holsters)
  • A minimum of 3 magazines. Ammunition and range safety equipment will be provided.                           

Program Syllabus/Curriculum

  • Firearms Safety Rules & Regulations

  • Advanced Law Enforcement Rifle

Program Registration

  • The Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) partner with numerous federal agencies to provide law enforcement training. If you are a member of one of these Participating Organizations, please contact your agency training officer for class availability.  If your agency is not a partner organization of the FLETC and you are interested in attending a course, please contact us at FLETC Admissions. Class availability is limited for non-partner organizations. 
  • The FLETC supports our local law enforcement communities by providing training opportunities, onsite at FLETC campuses and exported to host locations across the United States. State, local and tribal officers can apply for this training at FLETC Application for Student Training (FAST).
  • For more information on all training at FLETC, please contact us at FLETC Admissions.

Program Contact Info

Charleston: (843) 746-0865
Cheltenham: (301) 877-8340