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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 2020

2 Day SERE

September 19, 2020 @ 8:00 am - September 20, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Grantsburg Gun Range, 14092 State Road 70
Grantsburg, WI 54840 United States
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This is a first of its kind specially designed civilian course for those that take a special interest and awareness of their personal safety and that of their families. SERE stands for: S – Survive, E – Evade, R – Return and E – Exist and addresses travel, home and personal safety, natural and man-made events, and basic emergency medical issue. Topics to be addressed are as follows: Medical First Aid / Tech, Trauma, Tourniquets, Sutures/ Etc. Survival First Aid…

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1 Day Civilian Low Light

September 26, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Grantsburg Gun Range, 14092 State Road 70
Grantsburg, WI 54840 United States
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The purpose of this course is to expose the civilian CCW carrier and home defense advocate to the concepts, issues, equipment, techniques of operating and decisional shooting in a low light or no light environment. CCW carriers, home owners, self-defense minded, and those that carry conceal at night need the experience and learn the proper techniques to confidently carry in the low light / no light environments and understand the legal requires for the justified use of force does not…

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Basic Tactical Officer Course

September 27, 2020 @ 8:00 am - October 2, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
St. Cloud Police Department, 101 11th Ave N.
Saint Cloud, MN 56303 United States
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The Five and a Half Day Basic Tactical Operators Course Sponsored by the St Cloud Police Department and is designed for the entry level or newly appointed Tactical officer or Operator that has not been to an updated swat course for several years and 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 2020

Basic Rappel Instructor Certification / Recertification Course

October 7, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Camp Ripley, 15000 MN-115
Little Falls, MN 56345 United States

This is an 8-hour course with a heavy emphasis on Site and Equipment Set up, Inspection, Records and Logs, Operational and Site Safety, Rappelling Application and Operations with practical FTX’s and hands-on training. The students will review and build on Instructional Demonstration and then apply what they have learned in practical application and Teach back FTX’s. This is NOT a beginner course and attendees MUST have prior experience in tactical rappelling.  Equipment Requirements Harnesses Gloves Helmet Locking Carabiners Figure 8 Carabiner Personal…

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1 Day Civilian Force on Force

October 10, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Grantsburg Gun Range, 14092 State Road 70
Grantsburg, WI 54840 United States
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This is an intense hands-on one day course that encompasses multi-levels of force and force options and application in direct and dynamic application to hostile kinetic events. The course will focus on situational awareness and tactical discernment with direct application to observed or intimated threats and appropriate force responses in FTX exercises involve deadly and non-deadly force. Specialized Force on Force equipment will be utilized during this course. Course Cost: $225 @ student.

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

763-2 05-2079

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