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Sep 21,2020 – Oct 2,2020    Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course is designed to develop qualified firearms instructors who can manage and conduct firearms training programs. Students will be trained in contemporary firearms techniques, equipment, and accessories and will participate in a variety of combat shooting drills including drawing techniques, safe loading and unloading procedures, proper use of cover, immediate actions, engagement of multiple targets, and a variety of other shooting problems. Subject matter will include: safety, range operation, ballistics, instructor liability, night firing, semi-automatic pistols, and shotguns.

**Online registration for this course is not permitted. To register for this class, each applicant will need to email the academy Registrar, Shakeena Farris, at to request an Application for Admittance Packet. Your seat in the class will only be confirmed once the Registrar has received BOTH the completed Admittance packet and hard copy registration form at the same time. Do not send in a registration form if your Application for Admittance packet is not complete. For a copy of our Registration Form, please click the link below.**

**To be considered for this course, your completed Registration Form and Application for Admittance Packet MUST be completed and turned in to Shakeena Farris exactly one month prior to the start date of the class. Packets submitted after this deadline will not be accepted. All packets can be emailed to or faxed to 770-732-5934.**

The Firearms IT Shoot-In dates are TBD.

 Each officer/deputy must shoot two GSAC scores of 270 or above (90) out of three courses of fire. Please know that the first 12 officers/deputies to shoot-in will be granted seats in the class.


Douglas County Sheriff's Office Range
1735 Wortham Road
Douglasville, 30134

Registration is closed for this event.
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