TRAINING & EVENTS

ATOA Basic Sniper Course – Tucson, AZ February 22-25, 2021

Basic Sniper Course

Instructors:  Instructor cadre comprised of members from the ATOA Sniper SME Committee.     

Topics: 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.

Requirements:       

1. Rifle with scope capable of shooting one MOA or less

2. 400 rounds of rifle ammo

3. Duty gear

4. All equipment that you would deploy with on a callout

5. Gas mask

7. Wet weather gear

8. Flashlight

10. Data books

11. Pens

12. Rangefinder

13. Cleaning equipment

14. Any other equipment needed

Cost: Training is $500 per student and limited to current ATOA members (Limited to 10 students) Students will receive a $250 Shadow Tec Field Tripod and PIG Saddle as part of the registration cost!!

Date & Time:            February 22-25, 2021

Location:                  Tucson PD Range, 10001 South Wilmont, Tucson, AZ

Registration:            Register with Jon Brambila at vicepresident@aztac.org or (928) 777-1918 and go to our website at aztac.org and click on the “shop” tab at the top of the page to submit payment and purchase your membership if needed.

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TRAINING & EVENTS

ATOA Intermediate Sniper Course – Wickenburg, AZ

Intermediate Sniper Course

Instructors:              Instructor cadre comprised of members from the ATOA Sniper SME Committee. 

Topics:                    This course is designed as an intermediate sniper course and will require the student to have completed at least a basic level sniper course. Topics will include: 100 to 1,000-yard doping, positional shooting to include support side, bullet effect on barriers, hostages, moving targets, unknown distance, snipers job in a tactical track, night shoots, multiple team drills, and more.

Requirements:        1. Rifle with scope capable of shooting one MOA or less

2. 600 rounds of rifle ammo

3. Duty gear

4. All equipment that you would deploy with on a callout

5. Gas mask

6. Handgun with 50 rounds

7. Wet weather gear                                                                                  

8. Flashlight

9. N.V.G., if available

10. Data books

11. Pens

12. Rangefinder

13. Cleaning equipment

14. Any other equipment needed

Cost:                          $600 for ATOA members, a piece of kit will be provided as part of the cost. Limited to 16 Students and no more than 2 from one agency/department.

Date & Time:            December 6-11, 2020 (day one check in by 1400, class begins 12/7)

Location:                  Wickenburg, Arizona (remote area outside of town).

Lodging:                   Instructors and students will be camping at the training site.

Registration:            Register with Jon Brambila at vicepresident@aztac.org and then payment will be accepted on our website at aztac.org under the “SHOP” tab.

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TRAINING & EVENTS

ATOA Basic Sniper Course – Prescott, AZ COURSE IS FULL and CLOSED!!!!

Arizona Tactical Officers Association

                                         Training Announcement                      

Basic Sniper Course

Instructors:              Instructor cadre comprised of members from the ATOA Sniper SME Committee. 

Topics:                    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.

Requirements:        1. Rifle with scope capable of shooting one MOA or less

2. 400 rounds of rifle ammo

3. Duty gear

4. All equipment that you would deploy with on a callout

5. Gas mask

7. Wet weather gear

8. Flashlight

10. Data books

11. Pens

12. Rangefinder

13. Cleaning equipment

14. Any other equipment needed

Cost:                          Training is $500 per student and limited to current ATOA members (Limited to 16 students) Students will receive a $250 Eberlestock low drag pack as part of the registration cost!!

Date & Time:            September  7-11, 2020

Location:                  Prescott PD Range

Lodging:                   Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express and various others in the area

Registration:            Register with Jon Brambila at vicepresident@aztac.org or (928) 777-1918 and go to our website at aztac.org and click on the “shop” tab at the top of the page to submit payment and purchase your membership if needed. COURSE IS FULL AND CLOSED!!!

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TEMS DEMO

Our ATOA TEMS SME Committee will be hosting a demo sponsored by SAM Medical. Please see the below information and please RSVP to Scott Garzuzi at sgarzuzi@honorhealth.com if you plan to attend.

Date: July 15, 2020

Time: 1300-1500 hours

Location: Phoenix PD SVD/MDC Building

425 East Buckeye Road Phoenix, AZ 85004

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