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Lesson # 8: CPU/Firearms Course

Category
Training Material
Subject
Policing

Description

Material for a 4-hour lesson (and a 2-day practical exercise), part of the Close Protection Training Course, developed by the Kosovo Police Service School

Subject
Policing
Target group
Cadets
Region
South-Eastern Europe
Keywords
firearms, specialised police services, child protection

Summary

It is true that a CPU Operators best tool is their ability to think quickly and react to the situation in the most efficient and discreet manor, so as not to draw attention to or panic the VIP. Unfortunately, in some cases you may be required to take more aggressive action. In this portion of the course you will learn how to use your side arm more effectively, safely and in a combative setting.

At the end of the lesson students will be able to identify and react to multiple threats and decide which tactic is appropriate for a designated scenario.

  1. Understand KPSS range rules
  2. Understand/Review Basic and Advanced Marksmanship Principles
    A. Theory and Practical
    1. Stance
    2. Drawing the Weapon
    3. Quick sight acquisition and instinctive shooting
    4. Breathing
    5. Trigger Control
    6. Follow Through
    7. Recovery
    8. Emergency Reaction Drills/Magazine Changes
  3. CQB in Relations to Close Protection
    A. Physical and Mental preparedness
    B. Multiple Target engagement
    C. Leap Frog Technique for advance and retreat
    D. Half and Full Turn from the draw
    E. Walking and engaging targets
    F. Moving and engaging in relations to Close Protection i.e. VIP
    G. Shooting from Vehicle Bodyguard weapons discipline with team members and VIP

Information

Added on
22 May 2002
Origin
OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Target group
Cadets
Region
OSCE Mission in Kosovo, Serbia
Keywords
firearms, specialised police services, child protection
Rights
OSCE