Police Sniper Training
- This event meets the criteria for specific mandated training
- Non members please click here to contact us to request access to online registrations.
Member's Fee: $200
Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $200
This training covers the following mandates:$200 tuition for all
Use of Force
Use of Force
This five (5) day school, held at the Springfield Police Academy, is an introductory Observer/Sniper course for full-time Police Officers who are current members of their department's SWAT/Tactical Team.
The school is very demanding both in the classroom and on the range. Lectures will cover understanding the role of a Police Sniper, rifle nomenclature, maintenance, use of data book, ballistics, camouflage, observation and reporting, and use of Ranging Reticles. Shooting courses will include running and physical activity which requires the Officer to be in good physical condition.
The Officer will be required to bring a rifle that is capable of shooting a 1" group at 100 yards. A quality scope with a ranging style reticle. Further, all Officers must bring all their regular Observer/Sniper gear. 350 rounds of "match grade" ammunition, 50 rounds of pistol ammunition and 40 rounds of patrol rifle ammunition.
In order to successfully complete the school, the Officer must attend the entire course, shoot a qualifying score and pass a written exam.
To Register: Class size is limited to 12 participants. Submit your online registration form at www.letac.org.
There is a $200.00 per officer tuition fee for all participants. Please make checks payable to the Springfield Police Department: and submit to the Springfield Police Academy prior to the start of training. To register, contact LETAC MTU 10.
Lodging: Local accommodations have been arranged at a government rate at The Northfield Inn and Suites, 3280 Northfield Drive, Springfield, IL. 62702. Contact the hotel directly at 217-523-7900 and tell them you are with the sniper training. A block of rooms has been reserved.
Cancellation: If a class must be canceled for any reason, every effort will be made to do so at least 2 weeks before the class is scheduled to begin. However, there are circumstances where last minute cancellation is out of our control. All officers who have been registered for training will be contacted at the email address given at registration, so please be sure to provide an email address which is checked often. Cancellations will also be posted to our mailing list and our Facebook and Twitter accounts.