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Firearms Section

The Firearms Training Sections teaches the following blocks of instruction:

▪ Academy Training Program (formerly CPA)
▪ 37 mm less lethal munitions
▪ 870 Transition
▪ Body Armor
▪ CEDP VIII
▪ Chemical Agents
▪ Handgun Instructor Training School
▪ Glock Instructor School
▪ Glock Transition School
▪ Lateral Officers
▪ Less-lethal (beanbag) Shotgun
▪ Motor Officer Handgun Training
▪ Motor Officer Shotgun Training
▪ Recruit Basic Course
▪ Reserve Level I
▪ Reserve Level II
▪ Reserve Level III
▪ Reserve Level III, firearms enhancement
▪ In-service remediations
▪ Restorations
▪ Reintegrations
▪ Rifle Instructor Training School
▪ Shotgun Instructor Training School
▪ Tactical Shotgun School
▪ Tactical Shotgun Day Re-certification
▪ Tactical Shotgun Night Re-certification
▪ Urban Police Rifle School
▪ Urban Police Rifle Day Re-certification
▪ Urban Police Rifle Night Re-certification

Additionally, the Firearms Training Section is responsible for:

▪ In-service qualification, combat and bonus
▪ Issuing duty ammunition
▪ Tours and demonstrations
▪ Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)-gas mask fitting
▪ Assisting with POST work book seminars
▪ Miscellaneous instruction (firearms safety for recruit families on 4-22-05)
▪ Product evaluations and research (ammunition, firearms, body armor, etc.)
▪ Monitoring bi-monthly qualification records (SQUAB)
▪ Purchase orders for equipment/supplies
▪ Developing lesson plans for every class
▪ Divisional Kit room audits
▪ Mobile Field Force (MFF) kit audits
▪ Issuing all Department firearms
▪ Control/records/inventory of Department firearms and approved personal firearms
▪ Maintaining/repairing all Department firearms and approved personal firearms
▪ Supervising civilian security personnel
▪ Auditing invoices from the security company

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Training Division Location and Contact Info
Ahmanson Recruit Training Center
5651 W. Manchester Boulevard, Westchester
310-342-3010

Elysian Park
1880 N. Academy Drive, Elysian Park
213-485-1258

Edward M. Davis Training Facility
12001 Blucher Avenue, Granada Hills
818-832-3700 more>