This basic sniper course of study covers the use of a precision rifle equipped with a telescopic sight used by officers assigned to Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) teams.  The course will cover weapon manipulation, principles of deployment and tactics.  Use of force considerations, legal issues, and department policies.  Students will demonstrate marksmanship, concealment/cover principles, identification techniques, and communication skills.  This course will prepare the student for their department’s qualification and standards testing. This course is taught by members of the ATOA SME Committee.

Date: August 7-10, 2018

Location: Prescott Area – Range will be announced at a later time

Cost: Free to current ATOA members, class size is limited to 16 students

Registration:  Please register with Lt. Jon Brambila at or by calling (928) 777-1942.