Course Details
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05/02/2024 - 05/03/2024
08:00 - 17:00
Abilene, TX 79601
Region 5
12 of 24 seats taken

This class is going to cover the aspects of carbine / AR platform deployment and operation equipped with a low powered variable optic (LPVO)
This is a course that will improve upon current carbine skill levels, vastly improve upon economy of movement, deployment and operator efficiency.

This is not a caliber specific course. Any caliber used in Law Enforcement deployment is acceptable.

STRONGLY suggested you have a basic zero on your rifle prior to arrival.  You need to be able to hit am 8.5x11 sheet of paper when we start.

Open to any active LEO with a Basic Peace Officers License

*If you do not currently have a LPVO, but want to gain the knowledge, you can attend the class with an RDS equipped optic or contact OR about a loaner for class.  We have optics in mounts to lend and complete packages as well. *

This is a 16 hour TCOLE credit class


-     Safety

-     Equipment selection and considerations

-     Zeroing and off set considerations

-     Fundamentals / Diagnostics

-     Reloads:  Emergency and Administrative 

-     Clearing malfunctions

-     Transitions

-     Multiple threats / threat selection

-     Barricades

-     Distance and accuracy

-     Cruiser deployment

-     Working around vehicles

-     Movement while shooting

-     Unorthodox shooting positions



Required Kit:

  • Duty carbine + 4 magazines
  • Duty pistol + 2 magazines 
  • Carbine optic - Preferred to be a 1X low end (1-4X, 1-6X, 1-10X etc)
  • (A throw lever / magnification adjustment lever is recommended)
  • Rifle sling, must be able to allow rifle to hang.
  • Duty rig or concealment however you run at work.
  • Spare batteries for optics (if required)
  • Wrap around Eye Protection
  • Ear protection (electronic preferred)
  • Baseball style hat
  • Range food / WATER
  • Seasonal weather gear / rain gear
  • Ability to retain 2 pistol, 1 rifle magazines on your body
  • 800 rounds of factory rifle ammunition
  • 200 rounds of factory pistol ammunition
  • Note taking material
  • Lens cleaning supplies
  • Cleaning kit / lubrication


Optional gear / kit:

  • Mounted Carbine white light
  • Bipod
  • Offset RDS
  • Offset iron sights
  • Mounted visible laser
Registration/Payment Instructions:
You must register as a member for any TTPOA course ($30 for one year individual membership)
Credit card payment is strongly recommended. 
Inquiries regarding the course, payment or other questions can be directed to 
Mail checks to:
Att: LPVO Patrol Rifle Region 5
PO Box 304
Burnet, TX 78611
*Please make checks payable to "TTPOA"
Questions, contact Mike Whisenhunt
(817) 253-6541 (TEXT Preferred) 


Near by Hotels Links

Marriott Courtyard

Hilton Home2 Suites

Marriott Residence Inn

Hilton Double Tree


Abilene Regional Airport

Contact for questions.