40 Hour Mandatory Firearms Training

40 Hour Mandatory Firearms Training

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08-14-18 - 08-19-18 All day
Tazewell County Range
Address: 21306 Illinois Route 9, Tremont, IL


Michael J. Oyer, Director
Phone: (309) 690-7350
Fax: (309) 690-7359
Jean Swan: jswan@icc.edu
Heather Grove: hgrove@icc.edu

40 Hour Mandatory Firearms Training

Instructors: Dan Glover, Tracy Dickson, Jon Quast and Tony Segree

August 14-19, 2018

Tuesday – Friday: 5 pm– 10 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 8 am – 6 pm 
Tazewell Co. S.D. Range, 21306 Illinois Route 9, Tremont, IL

Course Size: Minimum 10
Maximum 14

Course Objectives

This course is designed to meet the mandatory firearms requirements for police in the State of Illinois

Who Should Attend

This course is open to any officer who has not met the requirements of the State of Illinois for mandatory firearms training.

Course Content

20 hours of classroom time will be devoted to such topics as firearms safety, nomenclature of the pistol and shotgun, range conduct guidelines, malfunctions, fundamentals of shooting both the pistol and shotgun, care and cleaning of weapons, decision making, shotgun orientation, and night firing orientation. Five hours of classroom time will be devoted to the legal responsibility of the use of weapons, particularly the peace officer’s use of force in making an arrest, Illinois Revised Statutes Chapter 38, Sec. 7-5. 16 hours will be devoted to actual time on the firing range. Trainees will be required to achieve a score of 70% during two qualification rounds.


If, after registering for this course, you do not plan to attend, please notify the Police Training Center, as we always maintain a waiting list for the class. Also, trainees should bring their duty weapon, shotgun, and leather gear to class. The duty weapon and shotgun should be a good quality weapon in good condition. Each trainee must provide the following ammunition:

650 rounds of pistol ammunition
Slide Switch Flashlight (no twist switch)
Shotgun Ammunition:
5 rounds of either #4 buck or .00 buck
5 rounds of rifled slug
5 rounds of field load

MTU 7 request for certification of this course has been approved by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

Mobile In-Service Training Team#7 Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

Meets the following mandatory training criteria; Legal Updates, Use of Force (with scenario based training), Constitutional and Proper use of Law Enforcement Authority and Civil Rights