Police Sniper


The OpTac International Police Sniper program, hosted by the Henrico County Police Division, will be held July 6-10, 2020 in Henrico County, Virginia.

This intense program prepares law
enforcement snipers for emergency response operations and
surveillance details that require observation and concealment
techniques. From basic to advanced techniques, this course
will benefit officers without sniper experience, as well
as veteran snipers. A strong emphasis is placed on sniper
operational tactics, marksmanship skills, urban sniping,
fieldcraft/stalking skills, data book entries, and observation/reporting
techniques. A live-fire stalking exercise is conducted placing
snipers in an operational situation. Attendees must pass
the OpTac International written examination and qualification
course for successfully program completion and sniper certification.  The
cost to attend the OpTac International Police Sniper Program
is $799 per person. There is limited space available, therefore,
paid reservations are accepted on a priority basis.

Subject Areas:
Construction of urban hides
Urban sniper tactics
Proper shooting positions
Data books
Sniper coding/reporting systems
Live-fire shooting exercises to simulate actual
emergency response operations
Low-light/nighttime live-fire exercises
Target identification exercises
Stalking exercises
KIMS exercises/observation skills
Overcoming the environment
Effects of weather