As gun simulators transform police training in gun handling, there is no substitute for a live shooting experience for officers. Students can train with the same ammunition they carry every day, and with cheaper but similar training loads or lower horsepower simulated ammunition that works in the officer’s firearm equipped with ‘a conversion kit.
In addition to the gun and ammunition, agencies also need an appropriately equipped shooting range. Whether indoor, outdoor or combined, a safe shooting range needs shooting stations, targets, air circulation to limit lead exposure, a system to trap projectiles on or off target and a means of storing and disposing of used projectiles and cartridge cases.
This Police1 guide to purchasing firearms training – whether you are conducting a purchase for the first time or looking to upgrade your department’s equipment – is a starting point for your process of training. ‘purchase.
Included in this guide:
- Key Considerations Before Buying
- Questions to ask sellers
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