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R2 Handgun Mounted Optics (Red Dot Sights) User -Kuna

September 20, 2021

Course Number:    R2 259

Description:   Handgun Mounted Electronic Sights (Red Dot Sights) User Training

This is a POST provided in-service training for certified officers.  This course will cover the use of handgun mounted optical sights, such as red dot sights from various manufacturers. The course will cover different optics, their use, and problems associated with their use. This course will also satisfy the High Liability Firearms Instructor biennial training requirement.


Topics covered will include:

    • Functionality
    • Nomenclature
    • Pros and Cons
    • Binden Aiming Concept
    • Asymmetrical Dot Principle
    • Occluded Lens- Water, Fog, Snow, Ice, Mud, Broken Lens
    • Policy and Procedures
    • And more…

Participants will be required to provide the following:

Duty handgun with mounted electronic optic, iron sights, three magazines
Weapon mounted light and/or handheld flashlight
500 rounds of handgun training ammunition (600 rounds if you are not operational with the handgun, you do not need the duty ammo listed below in that case)
100 rounds of duty handgun ammo (only needed if the user is operational with the handgun and mounted optic)
Duty belt with duty holster, or other holster capable of securely holstering the handgun with mounted optic
Ear/eye pro
Ball cap
Range suitable clothing, water

Pre-requisites for attendance 

        • Idaho POST Basic certification

All Registration requests will be vetted by POST for approval to attend.

Dates: September 20 – 21, 2021

Time:       0800-1700

Credit Hours:  16


IDOC Range
13900 South Pleasant Valley
Kuna,  Idaho 83634

           $ 80.00  Payable to Idaho POST
(Tuition does not include meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:   September 14, 2021
NOTE CLASSES FILL QUICKLY – this class is limited to 20 participants.

Master Instructor:  Allen Hall


Raul Garcia
Allen Hall

POST Coordinator:  Jeff Sklar

Registration:  Use the REGISTRATION LINK provided below.

Remarks:  Completion of this course will satisfy the High Liability Firearms Instructor biennial training requirement for endorsement renewal.



September 20, 2021
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IDOC – Kuna Range
13900 South Pleasant Valley Road
Kuna, ID 83634 United States
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