Red Dot Firearms Training

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Registrations are closed for this event
Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Time: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Instructor Location:
Ogle County Sheriff's Office
202 S 1st St.
Oregon, IL
Instructor: Chris Thiel Ogle County Sheriff's Department

Members' Fee: $0
Sworn Non-Members' Fee: $0
Non-Members' Fee: $0
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This class meets the following ILESTB mandates:

Legal update (1 Hour)

Use of Force (2 hours, 2 Hour scenario based training)

Officer Safety Techniques (1 Hour, 1 Hour scenario base training

 

Red Dot Lesson Plan

8 Hour

300 rounds of pistol ammo/ duty gear with at least 3 mags

(Classroom 3 hours)

MRDS Principles (Miniature Red Dot Systems)

  • Target focused vision

  • Finding the dot from the draw

  • Tracking the dot during recoil

  • Dot wobble and feedback during the shot process

MRDS Equipment

  • MRDS Types

    • Open emitter

    • Closed emitter

  • Firearms

  • Care and Maintenance  

  • Holsters

Zero

  • What is the best zero

Malfunction

  • No Dot

  • Fogged Glass

  • Broken glass or completely obscured MRDS

  • Water on the glass

Case Law

  • Tuttle vs. Oklahoma, 728 F. 2d 456 (10TH CIR 1984)

  • Gibson vs. City of Chicago, 701 F. SUPP. 666 (N.D. IL, 1988)

  • Graham v. Connor

  • Tennessee v. Garner

  • Bush v. City of Tallahassee

OIS

  • Sighted Versus Unsighted Shooting

  • Lethal Encounter Proximity

 

  •  Norwich University Study

 

Travel to range for live fire

Safety Brief / Med Plan

 

Live Fire

  • Zero

  • Find the Dot

  • Dot tracking

  • Support hand / Dominant hand

  • Move back / B8’s

  • Malfunctions

  • Movement

  • Positional 

  • Qualification

Force on paper/ Force on force (Sim guns only, no live weapons)