The Precision Rifle Observer Program (PROP) is structured to take the student from basic rifle nomenclature and weapons handling through various shooting positions and distances, both known and unknown. PROP provides advanced precision rifle training to the law enforcement officer/agent whose responsibility involves the issue of a precision rifle for possible duty-related incidents.
- 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.
- Must be in good physical condition with no medical restrictions and pass a FLETC health screening.
- 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.
- Firearms Safety Rules & Regulations
- Precision Rifle
- Rifle Ballistics
- Rifle Data Book
- Effects of Weather
- Crisis Site Description-Observations & Tactical Approach Scenarios
Federal organization personnel should contact their agency training officer to register for training, email questions to FLETCAdmissions@fletc.dhs.gov or telephone 912-267-3344.
State, local and tribal officers requesting training should register online. If organizational support is required or you have additional needs, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 1-800-743-5382.
International (non-US) personnel should email FLETCemail@example.com or telephone 912-261-4023.
Program Contact Info
Glynco: (912) 554-4321