CENTRAL ILLINOIS POLICE TRAINING CENTER
Brian Fengel, Director
Phone: (309) 690-7350
Fax: (309) 690-7359
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FOCUS™ – Handgun Mounted Red Dot Optic Instructor Course
Instructor: Al Bello
May 16-17, 2024
8am – 4pm
Location: Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office Range 2106 Illinois Route 9, Tremont IL
Enrollment Deadline: May 9, 2024
Course Size: Maximum 30
FOCUS™ Red-Dot Handgun Instructor Course– This course is strictly for law enforcement and military personnel. With the emerging importance of red-dot sight systems in tactical environments, understanding and mastering this technology is paramount. In addition to this, as a firearms instructor, you MUST know how to teach this to personnel within your agency. The FOCUS™ Red-Dot Handgun Instructor Course is an advanced training program tailored specifically for those looking to educate others in the tactical and proficient use of red-dot sights on handguns. This course delves deep into the methodology, mechanics, and teaching techniques, empowering participants to instruct with confidence, precision, and clarity. Shooters will be taught how to mount optics, test them for function, and maintain them. Live fire drills will focus on draw stroke, trigger control, and consistently finding and tracking the dot under recoil. Grip, stance, dot movement, and confirmation of the dot on target will also be taught and drilled. All live fire shooting will be run in the coach/shooter format.
– Any weapons brought to the training MUST already have the red-dot optic installed by a qualified armorer.
–Must be a Certified Firearms Instructor, either through ILETSB, POST, other police training group, or military training school.
-RDS Pistol with optic-height iron sights, Duty belt with CORRECT holster for gun, 3 magazines minimum.
-800 rds. of range ammo.
-Eye and Ear Protection.
-Note taking material. To include a sharpie, to be carried on person.
Mobile In-Service Training Team # 7 Illinois Enforcement Training and Standards Board
MTU #7 request for certification of this course has been approved by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board
Meets the following mandatory training criteria: 9.50 hours De-Escalation with 5.00 hours of scenario base and 1 hour: Officer Safety techniques with 1 hour scenario based.