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Original price $550.00
Original price $550.00 - Original price $550.00
Original price $550.00
Current price $499.00
$499.00 - $499.00
Current price $499.00

The ballistic shield is a common, and often underutilized, piece of law enforcement equipment. This 2-day course covers ballistic capabilities of shields, shield types, shooting techniques, and deployment techniques. You will leave this course with a greatly improved understanding of shield benefits and capabilities. CA POST certification pending.

Prerequisite: LE Only 

Tuition: $550($499 before Nov 1, 2023)

Location: Hosted by San Mateo County Sheriff's Office 

                  1601 Coyote Point Dr., San Mateo CA 94401

Date & Time: Feb 1-2, 2024. 8am-5pm 


  • Ballistic shield armor ratings, capabilities 
  • Shield types/sizes/shapes
  • Shooting techniques
  • Search techniques
  • Shield deployment
  • Tactical considerations 


  • Semi-auto pistol of choice, 3 or more magazines
  • Patrol rifle (if available), 2 or more magazines
  • Duty/Tactical gear with holster and magazine pouches
  • A functional shield from your agency (if available)
  • Minimum 500 rounds of pistol, 300 rounds of rifle ammunition (provided by student)
  • Marking cartridge (SIMS/UTM) setup for your weapon system. 100 marking rounds (50 rifle, 50 pistol).   
  • Force-on-Force PPE (face, long sleeve, gloves, neck, groin)
  • Notepad, pen, sharpie
  • Ear protection (electronic preferred)
  • Clear eye protection
  • Simmunition face mask, gloves, neck/groin protection. Long sleeve top. 
  • Tools, cleaning kit, and lubricant for your pistol
  • Seasonally appropriate clothing for moderate activity

Agency Enrollment: Agency representatives enrolling one or more officers- please provide all names and emails to for certificates. To pay by check please email for an invoice to hold the slots. 

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