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Training Classes

St. Louis Armed Security Annual/Semi-Annual requalifications

 

After Initial Arming Class, Officers are required to qualify every 6 months

 

 Course description: 

 Annual/Semi-Annual firearms and use of force training as required by the Board of Police Commissioners for St. Louis City and County, Missouri.

 

Training Includes:

  • Firearms Safety and Handling
  • Fundamentals of Marksmanship Qualification

 

Required Items:  

  • Approved Duty Weapon
  • Duty Belt
  • Approved Holster
  • Speed-loaders/Pouches

 

INSTRUCTOR: Andrew Biedenstein
CLASS FEE: $45 - includes Ammunition, Eye, and Ear Protection
PHONE: 314-353-BANG (2264)
CLASS TIMES: 

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at 9:00am - 10:00am

Tuesday at 6:00pm - 7:00pm

 

Doors open at 8:30AM and close PROMPTLY at 9:00.

**We offer one evening qualification class per week on TUES at 6:00PM**

**YOU CANNOT SHOOT TWO QUALS IN ONE DAY**

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course - 8hrs

 

 (Minimum 5/Maximum 10 Students)

 

Course Description:

This is an 8 hour NRA course which covers safe gun handling, revolver and semi-auto operation and parts, shooting rules and fundamentals, and firearm maintance.

Training Includes:

  • Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling
  • pistol parts and operation
  • ammunition
  • shooting fundamentals and range rules
  • shooting from the bench rest position, and two handed standing positions cleaning the pistol
  • and continued opportunities for skill development.

 

Students are provided NRA Student Information Packets and a Completion Certificate. All other necessary items will be provided by StL SharpShooter.  Students are welcome to bring their own handguns and ammunition.

 

INSTRUCTOR: Andrew Biedenstein
CLASS FEE: $100.00
PHONE: 314-353-BANG (2264)
CLASS TIMES: See Training Schedule

$25 non refundable deposit must be paid in advance.

Payment options: in person at range or by phone at 314-353-BANG (2264).  
Monday - Friday, 10am - 6pm.  Don't wait!  Classes fill fast!

Limited space available, therefore NO REFUNDS!

HANDGUN QUALIFICATION COURSE- LAW ENFORCEMENT

2 HOURS P.O.S.T. Continuing Education – Skill Firearms

 

Course Description:

P.O.S.T. approved course for MO law enforcement handgun qualifications.

 

Required Items:

           Duty Weapon/ Gear

           Eye and Ear Protection

           Ammunition - 60 rounds

 

INSTRUCTOR: Andrew Biedenstein, Elizabeth Haller, Terrence McGinnis

CLASS FEE: $50.00

PHONE: 314-353-BANG (2264)

CLASS TIMES: M, T, TH, F at 9:00am

 

 

PISTOL TRANSITION COURSE- LAW ENFORCEMENT

4 HOURS P.O.S.T. Continuing Education – Skill Firearms

Course Description:

P.O.S.T approved course for MO law enforcement in transitioning from the revolver to a semi-automatic pistol, or to a different semi-automatic pistol.

 

Required Items:

           Semi-Auto Pistol

           Holster

           Magazine & Pouch

           Eye & Ear Protection

           Ammunition- 100 rounds

 

INSTRUCTOR: Andrew Biedenstein, Elizabeth Haller, Terrence McGinnis

CLASS FEE: $100.00

CLASS TIMES: By Appointment

PHONE: 314-353-BANG (2264)

 

 

TACTICAL PISTOL COURSE - LAW ENFORCEMENT/SECURITY ONLY

6 HOURS P.O.S.T. Continuing Education – Skill Firearms

 

Course Description:

P.O.S.T approved course for MO law enforcement tactical skills and advanced skills/techniques beyond those provided in Advanced Handgun Course.

 

Required Items:

           Light source for weapon

           Duty Weapon/Gear

           Eye and Ear Protection

           Ammunition - 250 Rounds

 

INSTRUCTOR: Andrew Biedenstein, Elizabeth Haller, Terrence McGinnis

CLASS FEE: $150.00

PHONE: 314-353-BANG (2264)

CLASS TIMES: By Appointment

 

 

SHOTGUN QUALIFICATION COURSE- LAW ENFORCEMENT

2 HOURS P.O.S.T. Continuing Education – Skill Firearms

Course Description:

P.O.S.T. approved course for MO law enforcement shotgun qualifications.

 

Required Items:

           Shotgun

           Eye and Ear Protection

           10 rounds rifled slug

           5 rounds 00 buckshot

 

INSTRUCTOR: Andrew Biedenstein, Terrence McGinnis

CLASS FEE: $50.00

PHONE: 314-353-BANG (2264)

CLASS TIMES: By Appointment

 

 

TACTICAL CARBINE COURSE - LAW ENFORCEMENT ONLY

6 HOURS P.O.S.T. Continuing Education – Skill Firearms

Course Description:

P.O.S.T. approved course for MO law enforcement tactical skills and advanced skills/techniques beyond those provided in Advanced Carbine Course.

 

Required Items:

           Light source for weapon

           Duty Weapon/Gear

           Eye and Ear Protection

           Ammunition - 260 rounds

 

INSTRUCTOR: Larry Bruns

CLASS FEE: $150.00

PHONE: 314-353-BANG (2264)

CLASS TIMES: By Appointment

 

 

L.E.O.S.A.

Missouri Firearms Training and Qualification Course for Retired/Separated Officers.

 

Course Description:

Two hour course pursuant to MRS 650.030 & 18 USC 926c. P.O.S.T approved & sponsored by St. Louis County & Municipal Police Academy.

 

Required items:

•      Duty Weapon/Gear

•      Eye and Ear Protection

•      Ammunition - 50 rounds

 

Instructor: Terrence McGinnis

Class Fee: $50.00

Class Time: M,T - 9:00am

St. Louis Armed Security Training and Qualifications

 

New security personnel will need to attend an Initial Arming Class BEFORE getting armed license

After Initial Arming Class, Officers are required to qualify every 6 months

 

INITIAL ARMING

SEMI-AUTO PISTOL – 3rd Wednesday AND Thursday of every month (2 day class)

16 hour class - $205 – 300 rounds of Ammunition NOT INCLUDED

REVOLVER – 2nd or 4th Wednesday of every month

8 hour class - $95 – 50 rounds of ammunition INCLUDED

Required Items:

Approved Duty Weapon (see requirements below)

Belt, Strong Side Holster, 3 Magazines or Speed-Loaders (if applicable)

INSTRUCTOR: Andrew Biedenstein and Elizabeth Haller

ANNUAL / SEMI-ANNUAL QUALIFICATIONS

SEMI-AUTO AND REVOLVER Qualifications held together – MON, TUES, THUR, FRI at 9:00AM

2 hour class - $45 – 50 rounds of ammunition INCLUDED

Doors open at 8:30AM and close PROMPTLY at 9:00.

**We offer one evening qualification class per week on TUES at 6:00PM**

**YOU CANNOT SHOOT TWO QUALS IN ONE DAY**

 

FIREARM REQUIREMENTS:

NO DE-COCKERS or MANUAL SAFETIES

NO SUB COMPACTS (This includes a Taurus Millenium)

SEMI-AUTO PISTOL:

Caliber - 9mm or .40

Manufacturer - Beretta, Glock, Ruger, Sig Sauer, Smith & Wesson, Springfield, FN, H&K, Walther, Canik, Taurus

Action - Striker-fire or double action

Size - Full size or compact

3 Magazines / Magazine Pouch

REVOLVER:

Caliber - .38 Special

Action - Double action

Size – 4” Barrel

Speed Loader(s) / Speed Loader Pouch(s)

 

**If you have any questions about purchasing your firearm for duty, PLEASE call the range 314-353-2264, and ask for assistance. You may also call our gun store at 314-353-GUNS.**

All officers MUST report the make, model, barrel length and serial number of the firearm he/she will utilize on duty. Inspection and approval of the firearm must be completed BEFORE carrying on duty. This registration to be provided to the Private Security Coordinator (PSC) on the date of the Initial Arming Class or Qualifications by SharpShooters Staff.

Officer may change duty weapons only AFTER the new firearm is inspected and the required information is supplied to the PSC. Qualification required prior to carry on duty.

 

 

SHOTGUN SKILLS COURSE - 4 HOURS

(Minimum 5/Maximum 10 Students)

Course Description:
Safety, marksmanship and skills unique to the shotgun, including reloading, malfunctions, nomenclature and care/cleaning/maintenance.

Required Items:

  • Safe/functional Shotgun
  • Ammunition - 25 Rounds Birdshot (LEAD SHOT ONLY)/15 Round Slug/10 Rounds Buckshot
  • Eye and Ear Protection
  • Baseball Style Hat


INSTRUCTOR: Larry Bruns or Terrence McGinnis
CLASS FEE: $100
PHONE: 314-353-BANG (2264)
CLASS TIMES: See Training Schedule


Class reservation fee must be paid in advance.

Payment options: in person at range or by phone at 314-353-BANG (2264). 
Monday - Friday, 10am - 6pm.  Don't wait!  Classes fill fast!

Limited space available, therefore NO REFUNDS!

 

 

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