Massachusetts Volunteer Law Enforcement Officer Association

Tactical Shotgun

  • 06 Jun 2014
  • 6:00 PM
  • 07 Jun 2014
  • 6:00 PM
  • Westminster PD (Classroom) - WCSO (Range), Boylston, MA
  • 8


  • This price is available to members of the MA-VLEOA
  • This price is for non-members. You can register as a member first to obtain member pricing

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Massachusetts Volunteer Law Enforcement Officer Association


Massachusetts Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor’s & Armorers’ Association

Are sponsoring a Tactical ShotgunTraining Course for Auxiliary and Reserve Officers

This Course will be presented by MPTC Master Firearms Instructors.


Course will be held in two sessions

Friday June 6 2014 6pm to 10pm (Classroom)  Location: Westminster Police Department

Saturday June 7 2014 9am to 6pm (Range)  Location: Worcester County Sheriff Office Range


Members $125

Non- Members $150

Plus students to supply 200 rounds shotgun ammo (125  rounds birdshot or buckshot, 25 rounds buckshot, 50 rounds slugs) AND 50 rounds of pistol ammunition

Tactical Shotgun Course Overview


Tactical Shotgun

Classroom presentation:                                                            

Firearms safety & Nomenclature

  • Shooting fundamentals
  • Ready positions
  • Carry Conditions
  • Loading/Unloading


Range Session:


  • Patterning Shotgun at Various Ranges
  • Shooting Fundamentals (live fire)
  • Transitioning to Handgun
  • Pivots and turns
  • Shooting While Moving
  • Use of cover
  • Selection of Slug Load
  • Team Competitions
  • MPTC Shotgun Qualifications


Pre-class Student Requirements

All Participants MUST have completed either the MPTC Reserve (20 Hour) or Full-time Academy Firearms Training Programs.

All participants should re-familiarize themselves with the basics by and downloading read and review the MPTC Reserve Intermittent Recruit Firearms Training Manual (RFM) found at the following link:

Equipment Requirements

 50 rounds pistol ammo (full metal jacket training ammo permissible)

200 rounds shotgun ammo (125  rounds birdshot or buckshot, 25 rounds buckshot, 50 rounds slugs)

Service Pistol w/minimum of three (3) magazines

Patrol shotgun with sling

Full Duty Belt including security holster, magazine pouch, handcuffs, Inert OC w/pouch, baton

Body Armor

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)* (eye & hearing protection and cap with visor)

Note taking materials

Suitable clothing for the anticipated weather conditions (bring what you wear on duty)

Brown bag lunch

*No one will be permitted to participate without PPE

No Refunds

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