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NCJ Number: 151686 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: Basic Course Instructor Unit Guide 35: Firearms/Chemical Agents
Corporate Author: Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Information Services Bureau
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 159
Sponsoring Agency: Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Sacramento, CA 95816
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
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Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Information Services Bureau
1601 Alhambra Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95816
United States of America

NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Curriculum
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Developed by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, this curriculum contains 16 lessons dealing with police firearms training and 10 lessons focusing on chemical agent use.
Abstract: The curriculum is designed to help students understand the operation and nomenclature of semiautomatic handguns, revolver-type handguns, and shotguns; the effective range and spread of different barrel and load combinations commonly used in police weapons; and the effective use of handguns and shotguns in combat situations. With respect to chemical agents, the curriculum is intended to help students understand legal aspects of using nonlethal chemical agents, the safe and effective use of hand-held chemical agents and gas masks, and effects of nonlethal chemical agents. Exercises in the firearms section of the curriculum cover handgun and shotgun handling, weapon cleaning and storage, handgun and shotgun marksmanship, shooting positions, and weapon ranges. Lessons in the chemical agents section of the curriculum deal with the evolution of chemical agents, chemical agent types and delivery methods, aerosol chemical agent deployment tactics, maintenance and disposal of aerosol chemical agent devices, and the use of gas masks. Performance objectives and learning activities are included, along with supporting materials and references that demonstrate weapon use. Illustrations
Main Term(s): Police weapons training
Index Term(s): California; Chemical irritants; Course materials; Curriculum; Handguns; Lesson plans; Police equipment; Police firearm training; Police shotguns; Police weapons use; Science and Technology; Weapons handling safety guidelines
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