2019 Courses of Instruction


  • April 17, 2019
  • May 1, 2019
  • May 7, 2019

Prerequisite: For MSHP Personnel only

Course Description: This 4-hour block of instruction is designed to improve handgun skills for police officers.  This course will focus on tasks that officers will likely be required to perform in the event of a deadly use of force situation involving their issued duty pistol.  The Tasks, Conditions, and Standards (TCS) are adopted from the Sig Sauer Academy Master Pistol Instructor Course.  As with all firearms courses, special emphasis towards the safe handling of firearms will be paramount.

At the conclusion of this block of training, the student will be able to:

  1. Recite, from memory, the four cardinal (fundamental) rules of firearms safety. 
  2. Demonstrate through practical exercises, their ability to safely load, unload, unholster, re-holster, and fire their assigned duty pistol, while adhering to the cardinal firearms rules. 

Who Should Attend: Officers performing enforcement activities.


  • None

Continuing Education Hours:

  • 4 hours of Technical Studies

Mineral Area College Credit:

  • None
  • Sergeant Aaron Griffin
  • 573-751-9941 of aaron.griffin@mshp.dps.mo.gov
  • Jeanette Ford
  • 573-751-3626 or jeanette.ford@mshp.dps.mo.gov

Application For Training