3-Day Urban Sniper Course

Urban Sniper Course

The OPS15 Urban Sniper Training course is an intense 3-day course to include classroom presentation, live fire range drills, practical exercises and simulated incident/scenario exercises.  Students will be required to take part in all aspects of the training to receive a certificate of completion.

Upon completion of this Course, students will have developed skills to safely operate as Law Enforcement Snipers in an Urban environment. More importantly, each student will walk away with the confidence and tactical mindset that will greatly enhance their ability to support SWAT team members as Law Enforcement Snipers.

Topics of Instruction

  • Sniper Utilization and Deployment
  • Observation and Reporting
  • Shooter/Spotter Considerations
  • Movement Techniques
  • Hide Construction
  • Loop Holes
  • Communications
  • Perimeter considerations
  • Sniper Marksmanship

Day 1: Classroom

  • Introduction
  • Sniper Utilization and Deployment
  • Observation and Reporting
  • Shooter/Spotter Techniques
  • Movement Techniques
  • Hide Construction
  • Loop Holes
  • Communications
  • Perimeter considerations
  • Sniper Marksmanship
  • Equipment Familiarization
  • Practical Exercises (KIMS, Hide construction)

Day 2: Range

  • Chronograph
  • Zero Confirmation
  • Shooter/Spotter drills
  • Dial/Holdover drills (Range dependent)
  • Positional Shooting
  • Loop Hole Shooting (Range and materials dependent)
  • Shooting from Hides (Range and resource dependent)

Day 3: Venue Areas

  • Scenarios
  • Test
  • Debrief
  • Graduation