Basic Sniper Training Course

Our 5-day Law Enforcement Basic Sniper Certification is a specialized training program designed to equip law enforcement officers with the skills necessary to serve as snipers in high-stakes missions. This certification focuses on a wide range of topics, ensuring that snipers can effectively contribute to the success of law enforcement operations.

The curriculum of the Basic Sniper Certification program covers a wide range of essential topics, including marksmanship fundamentals, ballistics, observation techniques, long-range, building positions, and low-light deployment. Participants undergo intensive training in using specialized sniper rifles and optics, learning to operate in various environmental conditions and scenarios.

  • Sniper mindset
  • Basic ballistics/ballistic calculators/DOPE cards
  • In-depth fundamentals
  • Troubleshooting your equipment
  • Precise shooting with obstacles and moving targets from variable distances out to 100 yards
  • Gather DOPE from 100 to 400 yards
  • Shooting from unconventional positions and platforms
  • Target detection, observation, and reporting exercises
  • Reticle range estimation
  • Angle shooting
  • Low light familiarization
  • Moving targets
  • Gas mask shooting
  • Eye and ear protection
  • High powered rifle with scope and bipod
  • 500 rounds of match grade ammunition
  • Scope manual
  • Appropriate outdoor clothing, duty gear and deployment gear
  • Shooting mat and sand sock
  • Gas mask

Must possess current Law Enforcement Credentials.

Host a Class

If your agency is interested in hosting a class, please contact Aaron Guzman at 507-884-5193 or

Ask how your agency can receive a FREE slot.

Student Testimonials

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