Special Operations Advanced Pistol

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Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy Presents
Special Operations Tactical Training Program (SOTT-P) 103 Instructor Dev: Advanced Pistol – Four (4) Day
(21 – 24 March / 0800 – 1600 Hours)

During this training program, officers will learn how to create training periods of instruction (POI), teach, and employ advanced weapons handling tactics, techniques and procedures utilized by modern Special Operations Forces. The Special Operations cadre will impart critical skills and techniques reinforced by real world experiences, validated by over two decades conducting Special Operations Missions during the Global War On Terror. This four-day course is designed to enhance the officer’s ability to generate POI’s, teach advanced weapons handling, and drive standard operating procedures (SOP) development at their respective departments. This training program is intended for all L/E, Military, Corrections, Federal and State ESU/SRT/SWAT personnel.

Course Topics

  • Proper Kit Setup
  • Pistol Setup
  • Grip
  • Stance
  • Grip Pressure
  • Recoil Control
  • Sight Picture
  • Sight Alignment
  • Trigger Control
  • External Ballistics / Trajectory


  • Holdover
  • Draw Stroke
  • Slide Lock Reloads
  • Tactical Magazine Reloads
  • Static Engagements
  • Multi Target Engagements
  • Target Identification
  • Target Discrimination
  • Kinetic Engagements
  • Engagements From Cover & Concealment
  • Cognitive Processing Under Duress

Special Operations Advanced Pistol