40 hr. Mandatory Firearms Training-DuQuoin
Member's Fee: $0
Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $500
This is a shared class with MTU15 and seats are limited
COURSE OBJECTIVE: Training 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. Trainees will be required to achieve a score of 70% during two qualification rounds.
Full & Part Time Police Officers successfully completing this course will have complied with Public Acts 70-652 and 84-487 (40 hr. curriculum)
Students must provide the following equipment:
- Duty handgun - 3 magazines
- Duty belt & all related gear
- Police shotgun
- Eye protection - Mandatory!
- Hearing protection
- Cleaning kit for handgun
Handgun: 650 rounds - Factory new or commercially re-manufactured ONLY!
Shotgun: 5 rifled slugs 5 rounds of 00 buck 25 rounds of non-magnum (7 ½ or 8 shot)