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Classes are still in session

In these trying times, we know that there’s a greater need than ever for training, so we are forging ahead with our current schedule.
If there is anything we can help with or if you have any questions you can send us an email or call 763-205-2079.


quality firearms training for professionals and civilians

Providing Law Enforcement and Security Agencies the tools and techniques to optimally perform and prevail in high-risk, kinetic environments through authentic and dynamic training since 1993.

​We are committed to offering the best in law enforcement training available. Our instructors consist of active and former police officers who are highly trained and well-respected professionals in the field.

Patrol Courses

Tactical Courses

instructor Courses

civilian Courses




2018-2019 SOTA Trainer of the year

Sgt. Matt Beckman

St. Paul Police Department
Top Gun Of the Year

Commander Brad Hazelett


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Upcoming Events

July 2022

Five Day Integrated – Scenario Based Instructor Certification Program

July 11 @ 8:00 am - July 15 @ 5:00 pm
South Metro (Edina) Public Safety Training Facility, 7525 Braemar Blvd
Edina, MN 55439 United States
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This course is designed to address the growing demand placed upon Law Enforcement Training Programs and to prepare the Departmental Use of Force or Firearms Instructor with the basis and expertise to design, implement and run an integrated Scenario Based Training Program.  Scenario based and simulation programs are an exceptional method of training and skill building for police agencies, however they can be very complex and difficult programs to create and execute that can easily result in training problems, safety…

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August 2022

L.E. Tactical and Urban Sniper Course

August 15 @ 8:00 am - August 19 @ 5:00 pm
Rush Lake Training Facility New York Mills, MN, MN United States + Google Map

This demanding, five day course is designed for the entry level or newly appointed tactical officer assigned to the role of police sniper.  This course focuses on the basics of precision rifle work with a sniper-grade rifle and the intricacies of the scout/sniper in tactical police operations.  Topics covered will include: range estimation, understanding the effects of weather on ballistics, scouting and covert surveillance, urban and rural stalking, setting up a hide position in rural and urban environments, and implementing modern tactical technology…

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September 2022

Night Vision Operator Course

September 14 @ 2:00 pm - September 15 @ 11:00 pm
Chisago Country Sheriff’s Office Emergency Operations Center, 15230 Per Road
Center City, MN 55012 United States
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This 2-day course is designed to provide the student with a strong foundation for the use of night vision equipment and its role in law enforcement low light / no-light operations. Students will gain hands-on experience with the function and operation of various night vision devices, infrared laser sighting systems, IR lights and thermal monocular units. This course is a systematic approach to equipment selection, operational considerations, benefits, and limitations of night vision/thermal devices. This course will involve classroom discussions,…

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Basic Tactical Officer Course

September 19 @ 8:00 am - September 23 @ 5:00 pm
St. Cloud Police Department, 101 11th Ave N.
Saint Cloud, MN 56303 United States
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The Five Day Basic Tactical Operators Course Sponsored by the St Cloud Police Department and is designed for the entry level Tactical Officer or Operator or the currently operational officer that has not been to an updated swat course for several years. The course focuses on the basics of working in the team environment, concentrating on tactical team skills, operations, and concepts. Operational scouting, Mission planning, variable Operational concepts for the Kinetic tactical environment, Leadership, Asymmetric thinking and teamwork are…

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October 2022

2 Day Patrol Counter Ambush Course – Chisago CO / Harris, MN

October 3 @ 8:00 am - October 4 @ 5:00 pm
LREMS Training Facility, 40245 Fletcher Ave.
North Branch, MN 55056 United States
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This 2-day patrol level course is designed to enhance your skills to not only survive but dominate an ambush attack while on duty in an active kinetic environment. These situations will include being in your patrol vehicle, on a traffic stop, or working in an area near your squad or other vehicles. In addition to vehicle-related ambush situations, this course will explore other disadvantageous positions that law enforcement officers may find themselves in and how to combat those as well.…

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