75E - Security Officer Handgun

6VAC20-171-375

1. The security officer handgun classroom training will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Practical handgun handling
    • Identification of handgun parts
    • Draw
    • Reholstering
    • Ready position
    • Loading
    • Administrative loading
    • Tactical reloading
    • Rapid reloading
    • Unloading
    • Malfunctions
    • Immediate actions procedures
    • Remedial action
    • Proper care and maintenance
    • Firearms retention
    • Ammunition identification and management
    • Range safety
    • Tactical considerations
    • Movement
    • Cover and concealment
       
  • Fundamentals of marksmanship
    • Grip
    • Stance (position)
    • Sight alignment
    • Sight picture
    • Trigger control
    • Breathing
    • Follow through
  • Dim light/low light/reduced light practice and familiarization
    • Identification of target/threat/background
    • Unaided training
    • Aided training
    • Flashlight use
    • Reloading during low light conditions
    • Malfunctions
    • Range safety
    • Tactical considerations
    • Movement
    • Cover and concealment
    • Multiple target drills
  • Use of force
    • Deadly force
    • Justifiable deadly force
       
  • Liability
    • Criminal liability
    • Civil liability
    • Negligent discharge prevention
       
  • Judgmental shooting: judgmental shooting scenarios will be conducted in the classroom/range
    • Shoot/don't shoot judgment
    • Turn and fire drills
    • Failure to stop drills
    • Multiple target drills
       
  • Lead exposure
     

Total Hours (excluding written examination) - 24 hours

2. Written examination required.