Sniper School: Basic
Class Date(s) Monday, Apr 15 2024 8:00AM-4:00PM  
Tuesday, Apr 16 2024 8:00AM-4:00PM  
Wednesday, Apr 17 2024 8:00AM-4:00PM  
Thursday, Apr 18 2024 8:00AM-4:00PM  
Friday, Apr 19 2024 8:00AM-4:00PM  
Class# 24ROOMREN18  

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Description: This course will provide basic training in skills specific to officers tasked and assigned as police snipers or precision marksman with a precision rifle sighted with a magnified optic. The specific marksmanship skills taught in this course will provide a fundamental understanding of precision rifle marksmanship, and it use in a tactical situation by a trained police officer. This course will train the experienced police officer as a basic level sniper.

This course does not address specific team policy or regulation, and does not advise on specifics of state or local law. This course is in no way a selection process, in and of itself, and completion of the course does not guarantee any officer an assignment as a sniper or additional training.

Training Audience: Experienced law enforcement officers desiring the training necessary to become a basic level sniper.

Prerequisite(s): None

Course Length: 40-hours

Textbook: Training materials will be provided in class.

Equipment Needs: Pen / pencil, note-taking material. In addition, the following is also required equipment for this course:

    • Sniper firearm system (bolt action or semi-auto .308 is recommended) including scope.
    • Duty pistol and holster (as would be carried on tactical deployment)
    • Ballistic armor (minimum is a concealable soft ballistic vest)
    • 400 – rounds of match-grade ammunition for sniper weapon
    • 50 – rounds of ammunition for duty pistol

Pennsylvania Department of Health Continuing Education Hours: None

Course Contact: Kevin Bernard, Law Enforcement Training Coordinator, office: 610-344-4619 or via email at


Class Registration: Class Registration for this course is not be completed through this website. Registration inquiries should be directed to Kevin Bernard @ 610-344-4619 or via e-mail

Class size is limited so early registration is recommended.

Instructors for this training are certified through the National Tactical Officers Association and the National Rifle Association as Sniper Instructor/Precision Rifle Instructors.

Price $700.00
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Class Location
Range Bldg. #209
Public Safety Training Campus , 137 Modena Road
Coatesville, PA   19320
(610) 344-4100