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:
- 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
800 rounds of handgun training ammunition
100 rounds of duty handgun ammo
Duty belt with duty holster, or other holster capable of securely holstering the handgun with mounted optic
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: August 15 – 16, 2022
Credit Hours: 16
13900 South Pleasant Valley
Kuna, Idaho 83634
Cost: $ 80.00 Payable to Idaho POST
(Tuition does not include meals, travel, and/or lodging)
Deadline: August 1, 2022 NOTE CLASSES FILL QUICKLY – this class is limited to 20 participants.
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.