LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING CAMP

AUGUST 19 - 23, 2024

For over three decades, Action Target has combined world-class instructors and a comprehensive training curriculum into a single unforgettable event—the Law Enforcement Training Camp (LETC).  LETC is a fast-paced shooting school that equips you with the tools needed to give your department or agency the next level in training.

*REGISTRATION IN 2024 WILL HAPPEN IN TWO PARTS: REGISTRATION FOR THE EVENT, AND THEN ENROLLEMENT IN COURSE SELECTIONS. YOU CAN REGISTER AND PAY TODAY TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT AT 2024’S TRAINING CAMP. AS WE GET CLOSER TO THE EVENT WE WILL NOTIFY ALL ATTENDEES WHAT DAY COURSE SIGN-UP WILL OPEN. LETC IS A LIMITED-CAPACITY EVENT TO MAINTAIN THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF TRAINING, SECURE YOUR SPOT BY REGISTERING TODAY!

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

COST: $950 REGISTRATION FEE  |  LOCATION: THISTLE, UT

EVENT INCLUDES

4 One-Day Training Courses – See Courses Offerings Below

32 Hours Official Certificate of Training Completion

Morning Refreshments, 4 Catered Lunches, and 3 Catered Dinners During the Event

Exclusive Networking with Industry Sponsors/Vendors

Optional Participation in the Cory Wride Memorial Match Shoot and Prizes

Entry for One to the LETC Banquet Dinner

Sponsor Booths, Product Demos, and Raffle Prizes

Exclusive Action Target and Sponsorship Giveaways

REGISTER FOR letc 2024

2023 Instructor Recap

2023 Student Recap

HOW IT WORKS & EXPECTED COURSES

LETC takes place over five days, with four days of full instruction. As we get closer to August we will notify attendees on how to enroll in your four subject-specific classes (one each day) from a multitude of options.  These classes are taught by world-class instructors with backgrounds in every aspect of firearms training. 

TENTATIVE COURSES FOR 2024

Instructor: Buck Buckner – Aimpoint

Training Details:

Aimpoint Professional Training will deliver an abbreviated version of their widely accepted ACRO transition course. Areas of concentration will be on: neutral presentation, asympathetic threat polarization drills, presentation efficiencies, problem solving drills learning and teaching strategies and friendly competition.
 
 
Equipment required:
  • TBD

Instructor: Kyle Schmid- Tempe PD, Arizona

Training Details:

This class will focus on Advanced Training Techniques used to create highly skilled and competent shooters. This is a combination of Training Techniques and Philosophies combined from both the Law Enforcement Instructing and Competitive Shooting.

This class is designed for the instructor, but provides a great perspective for those who just want to learn how to improve their own skill.

In this class we will also explain why you don’t understand shooting if you are saying (or believe) any of the following incorrect/misleading shooting phrases:

  • Slow is smooth, smooth is fast
  • Focus on the front sight
  • Preeessss
  • Slow down
  • Don’t jerk the trigger
  • Equal light, equal height
  • Practice makes perfect
  • Shooting is 90% mental

Course requirements:

  1. Handgun
  2. 4 magazines (minimum)
  3. 500-750 rounds ammunition
  4. Holster/belt/mag pouches
  5. Eye & Ear Protection
  6. Note Taking Material

Instructor: Todd Haller- Snowmass PD, Colorado

Training Details:

Shooting on the reactive steel bobber range will push your skills to the limit. This course will demonstrate that a properly prepared officer can execute accurate shots in exceptionally short time windows, including less than one second. This course is not a“quick draw” session, but rather a session designed to reveal your real capabilities in drawing, accuracy, speed, and magazine changes. No matter how fast and accurate you are now, this course will make you better.
 
Equipment Requirements:
  • Duty Handgun
  • 4 magazines (minimum)
  • 750 rounds ammunition
  • Duty holster/belt/rig

Instructor: Steve Horseman

Training  Details:

In the absence of cover, movement itself affords you protection. Maneuver warfare has proven time and again that movement performed under correct distance and timing often leads to victory. This course aims to create gunfighters that can proactively employ motion in a controlled, balanced and dynamic manner that pushes adversaries to exploitable errors. Training topics include a Combative Manipulations review, Moving Manipulations, the Reactive Turn Series, the Reactive Step Series, Shooting-on-the-Move, the Traveling Movement Series, bilateral applications, Advancing & Retreating Angle Drills, Hybrid Movements, Momentum Drills, and dynamic moving & shooting exercises.
 
Equipment Required:
  • Carbine & 3 Magazines
  • Handgun, belt, holster
  • Eye pro
  • Ear pro
  • 350 rounds carbine
  • 100 rounds handgun
Instructor: Brian Hartman – Progressive Force Concepts
 
Training Details:
 
Vehicle CQB is an accelerated shooting class focused on positional shooting and a critical look at how we have historically fought in and around vehicles. Students will push the boundaries of “traditional” cover and concealment utilizing various cars and trucks in a true 3D environment. Drills will incorporate critical weapon employment while engaging threats in, around, from, over and under vehicles with a heavy emphasis on problem solving. Live ballistic demos with a variety of ammunition will be conducted as the class explores ballistic deflection, deformation, penetration and terminal effect in direct correlation to various vehicle mediums. Both days of this course will be long days, so come prepared.
 
The daily schedule will be:
  1. Intro/safety/med
  2. vcqb data
  3. positional work
  4. ballistics demo
  5. interior work – bail outs
  6. exterior work – lateral runs
Equipment Required:
  • handgun
  • 600 rounds handgun
  • daily carry/duty gear
  • eye and ear protection
  • Students should bring any and all drinks/snacks with them.

Instructor: Joe Weyer – Cloud Defensive

Training Details:

Low-Light Law Enforcement Gunfighter Pistol is a program designed from having viewed the data surrounding law enforcement deadly force engagements. The techniques, tactics and procedures advocated for, are based on principles that stem from the utilization of a pistol in defense of human life during diminished lighting conditions. Inside the shoot house we will cover proper lighting and searching techniques as well as proper identification of threats especially in deep angles of exposure where traditional techniques are failing us.
 

Selecting the right equipment for you job is critical and considerations should be given to the modern advancements in lights that have occurred in the last 5 years. These advantages will be discussed as well as how to develop a course of action for your department to acquire, equip and train your officers in a way that makes it difficult for administrators to turn you down.

Be ready to take on a ton of information in this class! Please come with a notebook to write down what you find important to you and your agency.

 
This course runs from 9 pm- 5 am (7 hours of instruction) with an hour break and is designed as a single class with new students rotating in each evening. This course will cover the students class for the day that the class ends, this should allow students to have a minimum of 24 hours rest.
 
1:12 Instructor/Student ratio
 
Equipment Required:
  • Clear eye protection
  • Ear Protection (electronic preferred)
  • 5.56 AR  rifle with light, sling, and two magazines
  • Handgun with light and holster
  • Notebook
  • Appropriate clothing for the environment (brimmed hat & knee pads)
  • Cleaning / Maintenance equipment (spare batteries)

Instructors: Steve Nguyen

Training Details:

1 Day Patrol Structure Clearance:
 
Patrol officers clear more structures than any other unit or team in policing and usually with only 1-2 officers with limited resources. This course will discuss the Principles of CQB and how those apply to Patrol Officers. We will discuss and demonstrate how to efficiently, effectively, and safely clear structures with 1 or 2 Officers using tools that are commonly available in a patrol function.
 
Additional discussion points will include:
  1. Proper tactics, techniques, and strategies that Officers can use.
  2. How does the OODA loop affect the patrolman vs. suspect.
  3. Setting a perimeter around the structure.
  4. Recognizing a barricaded subject and having plans in place for emergencies.
Objectives:
  1. Work in a team environment inside a structure
  2. Non-verbal communication
  3. Weapons Manipulation (Rifle and handgun)
  4. Thresholds
  5. Open doors/Closed doors
  6. Hallways
  7. Last Room
  8. Stairways
  9. Priorities of work inside a room
  10. Identifying a barricade
Equipment Required:
  • Duty Belt
  • Rifle w/Sling and sims conversion kit
  • Pistol w/ sims conversion kit
  • Eye and ear protection
  • Note-taking material
  • Weapons mounted light (optional, highly recommended)
  • Handheld light
  • Range attire
  • 50 sim rounds pistol, 100 sim rounds rifle.
 
 

Instructor: Matty Nelson- Hat Creek

Training

Training Details:

The Patrol Rifle – Long Range Shooting Course is designed to optimize your duty rifle shooting skills, build confidence, and make the best use of your gear in long-distance shooting scenarios.
 
The course will focus on building the shooter’s understanding of what is required to be successful when shooting long distances. Shooters will learn how to analyze their performances, identify variables, and structure exercises/drills that directly contribute to creating immediate progress.
 
Equipment Required:
  • 400* rounds .223 *Minimum required, but depending on the progress of the group, you could shoot more….much more
  • AR-15 platform rifle
  • LPVO (Low Power Variable Optics) with a MIL or MOA
  • 4 magazines
  • 1 mag pouch
  • Rifle sling
  • Eye Protection
  • ELECTRONIC Ear Protection

Instructor: Cody Cohen– Genesis Arms/VerTac Training

Training Details:

The Genesis Arms GEN 12 is one shotgun that can literally do it all. The GEN 12 is pushing the shotgun into the modern era! Not only making the shotgun relevant again, the GEN 12 is a critical force multiplier on the modern battlefield or domestic Law Enforcement operations. Magazine fed, with AR controls and ergonomics, the GEN 12 is a viable option that can replace legacy shotguns.

The GEN 12 Shotgun Operator Course, an intensive 8-hour training program designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively utilize the versatile GEN 12 shotgun in a variety of scenarios.

Throughout this course, participants will engage in comprehensive hands-on training, covering a range of essential topics and practical exercises including:

  • Introduction to the GEN 12 Shotgun: Understanding the design, features, and capabilities of the GEN 12, including its magazine-fed system, AR-style controls, and ergonomic enhancements.
  • Familiarization and Safety Procedures: Proper handling, loading, unloading, and safe operation of the GEN 12 shotgun. Emphasis on firearm safety principles and best practices.
  • Ammunition Selection and Applications: In-depth discussion and some practical demonstrations on the various types of ammunition compatible with the GEN 12, including buckshot, beanbags, breaching rounds, anti-drone rounds, and birdshot. Understanding the specific characteristics, uses, and limitations of each type of ammunition.
  • Shooting Fundamentals: Mastering marksmanship fundamentals with the GEN 12 shotgun, including stance, grip, sight alignment, and trigger control. Developing proficiency in both precision shooting and rapid target engagement techniques.
  • Breaching Operations: Hands-on training in door breaching techniques utilizing the GEN 12 shotgun. Understanding the principles of breaching, equipment selection, and safe execution of breaching procedures.
  • Less Lethal Applications: Introduction to the GEN 12 Less Lethal Bean Bag system. Demonstrations and practical exercises on the deployment of less lethal munitions for crowd control, riot situations, and non-lethal force options.

Equipment Required:

  • GEN 12 Shotgun firearm and Ammo (provided as part of the course)
  • Eye protection
  • Ear Protection (electronic preferred)

What’s Been Said About LETC

“This was my first LETC and I’m blown away with the entire experience. Absolutely phenomenal! I hope I can come back again in the future.” 

Overall, great course with a ton of relevant information. Would highly recommend to others. The memorial shoot was fun.” 

Each instructor gave new info that was never contradicting and supported the other instructors.” 

Hotel Information

Take advantage of our great corporate rates with the Hampton Inn & Suites by Hiltion in Spanish Fork, UT. This great venue is just 22-minutes south of Thistle Gun Range and has a variety of shops and restaurants within a couple blocks of the hotel. Enjoy amenities like free hot breakfast, included WiFi, fitness center, indoor pool and whirlpool.

OUR SPONSORS

Every year, sponsor from across the industry come out to support the training provided at LETC, and this year is no different. Our sponsors will present at our Vendor night, offer gifts in the LETC Raffle, and provide swag and unique gifts for LETC participants. Their sponsorships supply many of the needs for LETC and we couldn’t thank them enough.  

Interested in becoming a sponsor for LETC 2024? The opportunity to get your brand or company out in front of 100+ law enforcement officers and Action Target’s customers is one you won’t want to miss. Check out our Sponsor Packet and reach out to Emmett Clare at eclare@actiontarget.com. Spots are filling quickly! 

Thank you 2023 SPONSORS