DCJS – 10E Patrol Rifle-Armour College

10E Patrol Rifle

Course Time: 16 Hours
Must pass written examination.

Patrol rifle classroom training: Individual must first successfully complete security officer handgun training.

The entry-level patrol rifle classroom instruction will emphasize but not be limited to:

Rifle handling techniques

  • Nomenclature / Identification of rifle parts
  • Field stripping and reassembling
  • Loading and unloading
  • Chambering
  • Reloading
  • Slings
    1. Traditional sling
    2. Single point sling
    3. Point sling
  • Transition from handgun to rifle /rifle to handgun
  • Malfunctions
  • Immediate actions procedures
  • Remedial action
  • Proper care and maintenance
  • Rifle retention
  • Ammunition management and identification
  • Range safety
  • Dim light / low light

Fundamentals of Rifle Marksmanship

  • Grip
  • Stance (position)
  • Sight alignment
  • Sight picture
  • Trigger control
  • Breathing
  • Follow through

Zeroing Iron Sights

  • Establishing mechanical zero
  • Zeroing process

Dim Light Shooting

  • Hours of darkness / dim light
  • Identification requirements
  • Unaided reduced light shooting techniques
  • Aided reduced light shooting techniques

Shooting Positions

  • Fundamental of shooting positions
  • Basic patrol positions

Use of Force

  • Civil liability
  • Criminal liability


10R Patrol Rifle Re-Certification
Course Time: 4 Hours


All courses are open enrollment. However, if you need a course that is currently not scheduled, please call our office at 804-290-4388.

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All courses can be taught at your business, school, or other location.