2017 Courses of Instruction


  • February 1, 2017
  • May 16, 2017
  • October 3, 2017

Course Description: The ability to survive, and successfully respond to, a sniper style threat is a critical skill police officers must be prepared for in today’s society. There have been various sniper style attacks in the United States which required a police response, and the 2016 Dallas sniper style attack specifically target law enforcement officers. This course will provide historical context, case study analysis and an in-depth discussion of effective ways to respond to a sniper style threat. Participants will also learn effective response tactics, critical medical care and be exposed to specialized equipment issues relating to counter sniper operations. The instructors are experienced law enforcement professionals with extensive SWAT and sniper backgrounds, and will teach proven tactics, techniques and procedures.

Who Should Attend: This four-hour POST course is designed for law enforcement patrol officers who could be attacked in the course of their regular duties.


  • $100 - tuition only
  • Meals can be purchased separately at $6.00 each

Continuing Education Hours:

  • 2 hours of Technical Studies
  • 1 hour of Interpersonal Perspectives
  • 1 hour of Skill Development

Mineral Area College Credit:

  • 3 hours
  • Sergeant Bret E. Brooks
  • 573-751-9949
For questions concerning enrollment:
  • Jeanette Ford
  • 573-751-3626 or
  • jeanette.ford@mshp.dps.mo.gov

Application For Training