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R4 Handgun Mounted Optics (Red Dot Sights) User Course-Salmon

June 3, 2020


Course Number:    R4259

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

All registration applications will be vetted by POST for approval to attend this training.

Pre-requisites for attendance 

    • Idaho POST certification

Dates: June 3-5, 2020

Time:       0800-1700

Credit Hours:  24

Location: Lemhi County Sheriff’s Office, 206 Courthouse Drive, Salmon, ID 83467

Cost:           $ 120.00
Payable to Idaho POST

(Tuition does not include meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:   June 2, 2020
NOTE CLASSES FILL QUICKLY – this class is limited to 20 participants.


Master Instructor: Clint Goss

Instructors: POST Statewide Firearms Coordinator Matt Bloodgood,  Lemhi County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Jim Spain

POST Coordinator: Matt Bloodgood

Registration Details: Use the REGISTRATION LINK provided below.




June 3, 2020
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Lemhi County Sheriff’s Office
206 Courthouse Drive
Samon, ID 83467 United States
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Currently Registered (confirmed)

Joel Tisdale - Idaho Falls PoliceJ D Spain - Lemhi County SheriffCurtis Cannon - Salmon Police DepartmentBrian Brewer - Lenmhi County Sheriff
Jim Gorges - Idaho County Sheriff\`s OfficeJohn Bennett - Lemhi County SheriffDustin Cook - Idaho Falls Police DeptMalin Reynolds - Idaho Falls Police Department

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