Upcoming Classes

Unless otherwise noted, there is no cost for current BSO employees.

CMS Specialized Training

CMS Firearms Instructor School (CMSFIC)

Successful completion of this 44 hour course will certify you as a state certified firearms instructor. This course will be a mixture of classroom and practical range exercises. Successful completion of this course will require participants to pass firearms qualifications with their handgun and shotgun. Equipment Needed: Handgun, reloading devices, duty gear, body armor, and ammunition for outside agency personnel. 400 rounds of handgun ammunition, 20 rounds of shotgun ammunition.

Fee: $100.00

Offered: 3/28/16-4/1/16 & 12/5/16-12/9/16 from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm There will be a night fire on one of the first (2) days of the course depending on the range schedule.

Location: Markham Park Gun Range
2601 W. State Road 84, Sunrise, FL 33326

For additional information contact: robert_chenoweth@sheriff.org


Firearms

Advanced Handgun (ADVHAN)

The goal of the course is to enhance attendees’ survival mindset, tactical skills and proficiency. Participants will practice shooting with off-hand, drawing and firing from the holster, utilizing cover and concealment, and various tactical techniques. Equipment Needed: Duty belt with duty pistol, body armor and 3 magazines, 300 rounds of handgun ammunition (outside agencies must provide their own ammunition). Comfortable clothing appropriate for strenuous activity outdoors. Pants, ballistic vest (concealed or tactical type), head covering, closed toe shoes required.

Fee: $50.00

Offered: 6/17/16, 8/24/16, 9/29/16 & 10/19/16 from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Markham Park Gun Range
16001 Weston Road, Sunrise, FL 33326

For additional information contact: arik_levy@sheriff.org

Shotgun Refresher (SHTREF)

Shotgun Refresher is mandatory to carry the shotgun and designed to provide students with an opportunity to practice with their duty shotguns, and learn new techniques. Participants will shoot from a variety of positions and will incorporate slug qualificationsl with the training. Equipment Needed: Duty eligible 12 gauge shotgun (BSO employees will use a Remington 870), preferably with a sling. Duty belt with duty pistol, body armor and magazines. 100 rounds of slug ammunition, 100 rounds of pistol ammunition. Outside agencies must provide their own ammunition.

Fee: $50.00

Offered: 2/11/16, 2/12/16, 10/16/16, 10/24/16 & 11/9/16 from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm and 2/17/16, 10/21/16, 10/27/16, 11/8/16 & 11/16/16 from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: Markham Park Gun Range
16001 Weston Road, Sunrise, FL 33326

For additional information contact: gene_nardi@sheriff.org

Stress Shooting (STRSHT)

This is an advanced-level firearms training course designed to test the students’ ability to perform while under stress. Students will be exposed to a variety of physical and mental stress modifiers throughout different range drills and skill-building exercises. Various techniques will be introduced to improve control under duress and overall operational readiness. The class is physically demanding but will be scaled to fit students of all fitness levels. Equipment Needed: Participants are required to bring their duty belt, handgun, magazines, and body armor. Outside agencies must bring 200 rounds of handgun ammunition.

Fee: $50.00

Offered: 7/15/16 & 8/29/16 from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm and 4/25/16 & 5/4/16 from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location: Markham Park Gun Range
16001 Weston Road, Sunrise, FL 33326

For additional information contact: gene_nardi@sheriff.org

Tactical Shotgun (TACSHO)

Tactical Shotgun is designed to provide students with an opportunity to practice with their duty shotguns, and learn new techniques. Participants will shoot from a variety of positions and will incorporate their duty pistol with the training. Equipment Needed: Duty eligible 12 gauge shotgun (BSO employees will use approved shotguns), with a sling. Duty belt with duty pistol, body armor and magazines. 300 rounds of OO Buck, 100 rounds of slug ammunition, and 100 rounds of pistol ammunition. Outside agencies must provide their own ammunition. Comfortable clothing appropriate for strenuous activity outdoors. Pants, ballistic vest (concealed or tactical type), head covering, closed toe shoes required.

Fee: $50.00

Offered: 9/4/16 & 11/18/16 from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Markham Park Gun Range
16001 Weston Road, Sunrise, FL 33326

For additional information contact: gene_nardi@sheriff.org


Tactical

Advanced Rifle (ADVRIF)

This course is designed to upgrade the participants Patrol Rifle deployment skills. It will provide both training and challenge in order to better prepare the participant for real world deadly force encounters. Participants must provide an approved rifle. Equipment Needed: Participants will need their patrol rifle, 3 rifle magazines, sling, body armor, handgun and duty gear. Outside agencies will have to bring 500 rifle rounds and 50 pistol rounds.

Fee: $50.00

Offered: 6/2/16, 7/1/16, 9/23/16, 10/26/16 from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Markham Park Gun Range
16001 W. SR#84, Sunrise, FL 33326

For additional information contact: arik_levy@sheriff.org

Basic Patrol Rifle (RIFLE)

This course will provide the participant with a basic knowledge of the AR-15 rifle system and use. Participants are encouraged to use their own rifle but may use an agency rifle. Participants must attend both days, show an acceptable level of manipulating, and qualification. Equipment Needed: Participants will need their patrol rifle, 3 rifle magazines, sling, handgun, body armor and duty gear. Outside agencies will have to bring 500 rifle rounds and 50 pistol rounds.

Fee: $50.00

Offered: 2/9/16-2/10/16, 4/19/16-4/20/16 & 11/29/16-11/30/16 from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Markham Park Gun Range
16001 W. SR#84, Sunrise, FL 33326

For additional information contact: arik_levy@sheriff.org

Bicycle Patrol 40-hr (BICPTR)

The course will begin at the Pompano Beach District Office roll call room and move to different training sites throughout the week. Participants will be notified as needed. The course will be held from 8:00am to 5:00pm each day Monday through Friday. Equipment Needed: Participants will need the following items: bicycle, helmet, eye protection, gloves, towel, duty gear, and your agency's bicycle patrol uniform.

Fee: $100.00

Offered: 2/1/16-2/5/16 & 10/24/16-10/28/16 from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Pompano Beach District Office
100 S.W. 3 St. Pompano Beach, Fl 33060

For additional information contact: kevin_swanson@sheriff.org

Covert Carry (COVCAR)

This course is designed to train DLE sworn personnel in drawing and firing from covert carry holsters. Participants will also get classroom instruction about covert carry and authority to do so. Equipment Needed: Participants should be in civilian style attire (no class B or tactical uniforms). A concealable holster that covers the trigger guard and is made for the firearm is required. At least 2 magazines or speed loaders for revolvers is mandatory. Outside agencies must bring 200 rounds of handgun ammunition.

Fee: $50.00

Offered: 6/6/16 & 9/8/16 from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Markham Park Gun Range
16001 W. St. Rd. 84 Sunrise, Fl. 33326

For additional information contact: arik_levy@sheriff.org

Intermediate Handgun (INTHAN)

Target audience: Sworn DLE and DOD. This course expands on fundamental principles of the handgun. It is strictly weapons manipulation and not tactics. The course will go into detail on proper: grip, stance, trigger control, sight alignment/sight picture. Equipment Needed: Participants are required to bring their duty belt, firearms, magazines and body armor. Outside agencies must bring 500 rounds of handgun ammunition.

Fee: $50.00

Offered: 6/3/16, 7/29/16, 8/11/16, 9/9/16, 10/5/16 & 12/16/16 from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Markham Park Gun Range
16001 W. SR#84, Sunrise, FL 33326

For additional information contact: arik_levy@sheriff.org

Intermediate Rifle (INTRIF)

Target audience: Sworn DLE who are patrol rifle cerified. This course is the bridge between Basic Patrol Rifle and Advanced Rifle by expanding on topics that are not covered in the Patrol Rifle Refresher course. Equipment Needed: Participants are required to bring their duty belt, rifle, magazines, sling and body armor. Outside agencies must bring 500 rounds of rifle ammunition.

Fee: $50.00

Offered: 6/20/16, 7/18/16, 8/31/16, 9/15/16, 10/13/16 & 12/14/16 from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Markham Park Gun Range
16001 W. St. Rd. 84, Sunrise, FL 33326

For additional information contact: arik_levy@sheriff.org

Patrol Rifle Refresher (RIFLEF)

This course is mandatory on an annual basis for the participant to maintain their rifle certification. The course is designed to refresh the students basic knowledge and skills with their Patrol Rifle. Updated information and tactical applications are included in this course. Equipment Needed: Participants will need their patrol rifle, 2 rifle magazines, sling, handgun, body armor and duty gear. Outside agencies will have to bring 300 rifle rounds and 50 pistol rounds.

Fee: $50.00

Offered: 2/17/16,3/2/16,3/11/16,3/14/16,4/11/16,4/13/16,4/27/16,5/6/16,5/9/16,5/11/16,5/20/16,5/25/16,8/1/16,8/12/16,8/26/16,9/1/16,9/26/16,10/7/16,10/10/16,11/4/16,11/7/16,11/21/16 & 12/2/16 from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm 2/11/16, 2/23/16, 2/24/16, 3/2/16, 3/25/16, 4/8/16, 4/22/16, 5/6/16, 5/12/16, 5/23/16, 8/3/16, 8/10/16, 8/15/16, 8/29/16, 9/6/16, 9/12/16, 9/20/16, 10/4/16, 10/20/16, 10/24/16, 11/7/16 & 11/21/16 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Location: Markham Park Gun Range
16001 W. SR#84, Sunrise, FL 33326

For additional information contact: arik_levy@sheriff.org


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