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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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September 2021

Civilian Medic Course – Level One

September 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Grantsburg Gun Range, 14092 State Road 70
Grantsburg, WI 54840 United States
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You’re at the range, hunting, camping, hiking, driving or working around home and you encounter that unforeseen medical emergency, are you prepared to save a life? What do you need, do you have what you need at hand or in your pack or car? Do you know what to do and how to do it? This is a civilian course that is derived from current Military Combat first aid and will expose the civilians to Life Saving First Aid activities…

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2 Day Patrol Counter Ambush Course – Jamestown, ND

September 7 @ 8:00 am - September 8 @ 5:00 pm
Jamestown, ND Jamestown, ND United States + Google Map

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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1 Day – Foundational Patrol Rifle

September 7 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wright County Training Facility, 5577 County Road 35W
Maple Lake, MN 55358 United States
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Possessing the necessary skills to properly run the AR-15 / M-16 /M-4 platform under high stress requires more than just an average knowledge and framework of the system. Patrol Rifle / Carbine competency is the difference between the basic handling and the skilled operator and requires a solid operational understanding and fluency with the entire system in all conditions. The 8-hour course will task the participant with reinforcing the foundational skills performed in simple to complex drills while applying cognitive…

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Basic Tactical Officer Course

September 20 @ 8:00 am - September 24 @ 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 team work…

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October 2021

2 Day Low Light Operations w/ additional Instructor certification for 3rd Day

October 4 @ 8:00 am - October 6 @ 5:00 pm
Wright County Training Facility, 5577 County Road 35W
Maple Lake, MN 55358 United States
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Most departments may train in low light conditions, but under optimum environmental factors, while most officer involved incidents and shootings take place in low or no light conditions under adverse and difficult circumstances. Officers rarely have the time or opportunity to conduct Low or No light firearms training and even less opportunity to engage decisional target systems in adverse and high stress situations. This is an intense two-day (optional 3rd instructional certification day) patrol and operator level training program that…

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2009 West Broadway Ave.
Ste 400, PMB 324,
Forest Lake, MN 55025

763-2 05-2079

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