The Portland Police Bureau in partnership with OTOA is hosting a 2022 Basic Sniper School. This is a 40 hour training course is designed for tactical team personnel who are currently assigned as a law enforcement sniper. Areas of instruction will include: Basic operation of sniper rifles, optics, equipment selection, external ballistics and trajectory, fundamentals of precision rifle shooting, positional shooting, use of force and relevant case law, LE sniper’s role on a team, rifle care and maintenance, range finding, shooting through barriers, concealment, sniper hides; rural, and urban, sniper communication and urban sniper operations, as well as other subjects. The week will be composed of classroom lecture, live fire range exercises, and practical scenarios.
The Basic Sniper School will be held May 16-20th 2022 in the Portland Metro Area.
-Columbia County OR Range (First three days)
-Portland Police Bureau Training Division - 14912 Airport Way, Portlalnd, OR 97230 (Remaining days)
To attend this school, you must meet all of the following pre-registration requirements.
All students who successfully complete the training will receive the following:
All students will need to bring the following equipment with them: