Close Quarters Concepts for Patrol

This comprehensive two-day class will cover the safe and efficient deployment of pistols and rifles in and around officers, suspects, and uninvolved bystanders while in a close-quarters environment.

This course involves the use of marking cartridges - NO LIVE FIRE

Topics and disciplines covered

  • A safe and contemporary approach to the “close-quarters” environment
  • Conventional and unconventional weapons carry positions
  • Strong emphasis on individual officer, suspect/subject, and uninvolved person(s) safety
  • Tactics, techniques, and procedures for complaint and no-compliant individuals
  • Working solo, with a partner, or with a team
  • Force on paper “shoot” – “don’t shoot” decision-making drills
  • De-escalation tactics
  • Tactical decision-making

Required Equipment – Student Supplied 

  • Pistol outfitted to fire marking cartridges or airsoft (Glock 17T, conversion kits, etc.) – MUST BE ABLE TO SECURE IN DUTY STYLE HOLSTER
  • Rifle/carbine/subgun outfitted to fire marking cartridges or airsoft
  • 100 PISTOL marking cartridges
  • 100 RIFLE marking cartridges
  • Simunition © - UTM © or other approved safety equipment
  • Duty or Individual owned rifle/carbine with sling (NO LIVE AMMO)
  • Duty or Individual owned semi-auto pistol (NO LIVE AMMO)
  • Duty belt with holster or a concealed holster
  • Handheld flashlight
  • Protective gloves suitable to hold and fire pistol and rifle
  • Training appropriate attire
  • Wrap around Eye Protection
  • Baseball-style hat / billed cap
  • Food / Water - No meals provided
  • Note-taking material
There are currently no upcoming Close Quarters Concepts for Patrol courses available.