TITLE 20: CORRECTIONS, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER V: ILLINOIS LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING AND STANDARDS BOARD
PART 1720 ILLINOIS POLICE TRAINING ACT
SECTION 1720.APPENDIX C FIREARM QUALIFICATION COURSE-OF-FIRE



Section 1720.APPENDIX C Firearm Qualification Course-of-Fire

 

1) Target Scoring Area: 8 x 14 inch overlay/center mass of target. The defined firearm types are: Semi-auto/Revolver handgun; minimum capacity 5 rounds

 

2) For Duty Handgun Qualification, all stages of fire will commence from a secured holster. For Off Duty/Retired Officer Qualification, all stages of fire will commence with the handgun in hand from the "low ready" position. A passing score is 70% = 21 hits on center mass.

 

3) Where indicated below, the word "DRAW" requires the shooter to withdraw the handgun from a secured holster on the command to fire. The word "PRESENT" means that the shooter has the handgun in the shooting hand in low ready (depressed muzzle) position and stands ready for the command to fire under the following conditions:

 

5 Yard line Total of 12 rounds

Stage 1 Draw/Present and fire 2 rounds in 6 seconds

Stage 2 Draw/Present and fire 2 rounds in 6 seconds

Stage 3 Draw/Present and fire 2 rounds in 6 seconds

Stage 4 Draw/Present and fire 2 rounds in 6 seconds

Stage 5 Draw/Present and fire 2 rounds in 6 seconds

Stage 6 Draw/Present and fire 2 rounds in 6 seconds

Shooters will reload without command as needed between stages of fire.

 

7 Yard line Total of 12 rounds

Stage 7 Draw/Present and fire 3 rounds in 7 seconds

Stage 8 Draw/Present and fire 3 rounds in 7 seconds

Stage 9 Draw/Present and fire 3 rounds in 7 seconds

Stage 10 Draw/Present and fire 3 rounds in 7 seconds

 

15 Yard line Total of 6 rounds

Stage 11 Draw/Present and fire 3 rounds in 10 seconds

Stage 12 Draw/Present and fire 3 rounds in 10 seconds

Stage 12 <OPTIONAL> 25 Yard line-: Draw/Present and fire 3 rounds in 15 seconds

(in lieu of the second 10 second /three round string at 15 yards)

 

4) The above course-of-fire is the minimum standard required. Any agency may include any modification that increases the level of difficulty such as reloading, alternate hands, movement, time restriction, or other job related skills.

 

(Source: Added at 30 Ill. Reg. 7925, effective April 11, 2006)