Is your firearms program complete?
Annual weapons qualifications are not training — period
“Annual qualifications are first and foremost a legal obligation. They typically have little or nothing to do with preparing an officer for an exchange of gunfire with an armed assailant. It is akin to believing that passing a road test is sufficient preparation for winning the next Daytona 500.
..Why does a student who has demonstrated acceptable marksmanship proficiency with his firearm as well as sound decision-making during simulation exercises inexplicably fail a simple unpracticed live fire drill? The answer lies in the apparent disconnect between simulation training with marking cartridges and modern live fire training. This disconnect becomes evident with the implementation of live fire stress drills…”
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