Course Details
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Ballistic Shield Instructor
03/25/2024 - 03/28/2024
12:00 - 22:00
San Antonio, TX 78223
Region 1
22 of 21 seats taken
This course is full

Law Enforcement Only

This 4 day program is designed to provide law enforcement personnel with the knowledge and skill sets needed to deploy a ballistic shield in support of law enforcement operations. Students will receive comprehensive instruction on ballistic shield deployment methodology, in both interior work and open air situations.

Course Topics

  • Proper ballistic shield live fire technique
  • Live fire movement solo and pair work
  • Lowlight live fire shield work
  • Vehicle Hostage Rescue and the ballistic shield
  • Solo/small team Active Shooter Response
  • Small team threshold response options with a shield
  • Hallway movement (L’s T’s Opposing doors)
  • Breaching interior doors and shield placement
  • Deliberate clearance with the shield
  • Dynamic Movement with the shield
  • Hostage Rescue drills incorporating the ballistic shield
  • Combative considerations with shield team movement

Course Duration

4 day/ 40 hours instructor course

Class Requirements

  • 600 rounds pistol
  • 100 rounds rifle/carbine
  • Ballistic shield is optional (we will provide)
  • Duty rig
  • ballistic vest
  • pistol mounted lighting system
  • Eye pro for low light shooting
  • ear protection
  • Note pad
  • water snacks

Day 1 will be live fire. Be sure to bring ammo, eye and ear protection.

Both daytime and low light shooting.

Hours are Noon - 2200hrs

Days 2-4 will be 0800 - 1800hrs.  You will get a complete schedule on Day 1.