This is a certification course designed to train and qualify law enforcement professionals on the patrol rifle platform (AR15/M16/M4). This is an intensive course covering gear selection, field-stripping and maintenance, basic rifle marksmanship, position shooting, ballistics, individual and team tactics. To complete a certification, shooters must obtain a passing score on the OPOTA patrol rifle exam and pass a written test.
Length: 20 Hrs
Materials: Included Prerequisites: None
Instructor: Shawn Lingofelter
Shawn Lingofelter is a 20 year veteran peace officer at a mid-west metropolitan police department. With over 18 years as a patrol officer, Shawn has served in specialized units such as the arrest and control team (ACT) and the Tactical Training Unit. Shawn is also a basic training master defensive tactics instructor, less-lethal ordnance instructor and holds a trainer of trainers certificate in firearms instruction.
Shawn has recently transferred from the patrol division to the Ordnance Unit where he is responsible for overseeing firearms training for an 1800+ person police department. In addition to his law enforcement career, Shawn has spent the last decade traveling the world as an executive protection specialist. Shawn considers himself a consummate student who is eager to share his experiences with others.
Download and complete the STG Waiver and Release form. You may bring it with you on the day of the class or email it to us beforehand.