Course Number: R 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
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
Range suitable clothing, water
Pre-requisites for attendance
- Idaho POST Basic certification
All Registration requests will be vetted by POST for approval to attend.
Credit Hours: 24
Cost: $ 120.00 Payable to Idaho POST
(Tuition does not include meals, travel, and/or lodging)
NOTE CLASSES FILL QUICKLY – this class is limited to 20 participants.
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.