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Default OCSD 16-Hour Initial CCW Training - Sept 19-20 - Falcon Ops Group

Orange County Sheriff’s Department 16-Hour Initial CCW Training
Falcon Operations Group
Date: September 19, 20 (Sat & Sun), 2015
Location: Falcon HQ, Lake Forest & Prado Olympic Shooting Range, Chino Hills

Training Calendar & Registration Info:
Falcon Ops Website

This 16-hour course is specifically designed to satisfy Orange County's initial concealed carry training certification requirements. Knowing that concerned citizens of all skill levels deserve the finest concealed carry instruction, we engineered this program of instruction to accommodate all skill levels, from the absolute beginner to the advanced shooter. No matter your background we are confident that you will complete our course with more knowledge, awareness and ability than you will receive elsewhere. Your training focuses on multiple phases of the lethal force encounter, Pre-incident mindset, awareness and conflict avoidance strategies, Defensive mindset, tools and techniques to prevail in a life-threatening encounter, Post-Critical Incident procedures and tools to survive the mental, social and legal fall out from your defensive encounter. As always, safety is paramount. As such, we will instill, develop, and enforce a high degree of safety in your actions while we develop your concealed carry skills. Once you have completed this course, you will have the knowledge and opportunity to enhance your skills through our other offerings, including Advanced CCW, and Pistol 1.0 - 2.0.

Meets Multi-State CCW Training Requirements!
Graduation from this course satisfies the non-resident concealed carry permit training requirments for Arizona's Department of Public Safety and for Florida's Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Simply submit our training certificate as proof of training, along with those States' other required items for conealed carry in 33 States!

Range-Only ($150) & Class-Only ($100) Options Available:
See website for info.


• Duration: 2 Days - 16 Hours (Per OCSD)
• Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
• Lunch: 11:00 - 12:00
• Operational Tempo: Low/Moderate

Classroom Course of Instruction:

Legal requirements of proper sorgage of firearms
Applicable Penal Codes
OCSD Policy 218
OCSD CCW Terms of License
Review of all pertinent California Criminal Jury Instructions, as they relate to the defensive use of force
Situational awareness
Concealed Carry Lifestyle & Mindset
Situational awareness
Legal use of force
Use of force "Triad"
Post-Incident Procedures
Police link-up issues and concerns
Course Review & Test Prep
Fundamentals of marksmanship
Concealed carry techniques & procedures
Course review and test prep

Live Fire Course of Instruction:

Life Firearm Safety Rules
Unload & show clear procedures
Trigger manipulation
Sight alignment & sight picture
Ready positions
Stoppages: Immediate action
Stoppages: Remedial action
Grouping exercises
Marksmanship diagnostics
Presentation from holster, unconcealed & concealed
Live fire presentation drills
Failure To Stop drills
After Action procedures
Threat scan sequence drills
Qualification Course of Fire

Required Equipment:

• Handgun & Min 4 magazines/speed loaders
• Ammo = 350 rounds (100 rounds per additional firearm required)
• Concealed carry holster & magazine pouches (Kydex highly recommended; shoulder, cross-draw and ankle holsters are NOT allowed)
• Belt to support the holster (a stiff, load-bearing belt is highly recommended)
• Eye protection (Must be wrap-around style)
• Hearing protection (Electronic highly recommended)
• Cleaning kit & lubrication
• Proper clothing (NO low cut shirts)
• Proper footwear (NO sandals or open-toed shoes)
• Hat (with visor MANDATORY)
• Concealment garment (light jacket or other item you'll likely wear while carrying concealed)
• Water source
• Pen and paper for note taking
• NOTE: 2nd Firearm is included, however, the 3rd Firearm will cost an additional $25.00 in cash and you will need an additional 72/rds per firearm for qualification


• Open mind and willingness to learn
• Ability to follow simple instructions
• Ability to demonstrate and adhere to all life firearms safety rules at all times
• Reliable pistol

Students who exhibit unsafe behavior or fail to adhere to the Falcon Security range and safety regulations will be warned, and then removed from class if they continue the unsafe behavior. Students removed from class will NOT receive a tuition refund.

Price: $200.00 (includes range fee)
Duration: 2 Days - 16 Hours (Per OCSD)

Primary Instructors are current Military, Law Enforcement and Retired Law Enforcement:

Ian Tashima - CCW Program Manager at Falcon Operations Group
Military & civilian small arms instructor with years of experience as a Senior combat marksmanship instructor for mobilizing soldiers and foreign military forces.
Four deployments to Afghanistan & Iraq as a Combat Advisor and in charge of Security Forces and Protective Security Detail Team Leader.
NRA certifications: Chief RSO, Personal Protection In & Outside the Home, Law Enforcement Handgun & Tactical Shooting Instructor.
Paul Howe (CSAT): SWAT, Tactical Pistol Instructor.
US Army: Master Trainer, Combat Advisor Academy, Anti-Terrorism Officer.
Numerous other certifications and military DD214 available for inspection upon request.

Paul Coulter - Firearms & Use of Force Instructor
26-year career in Law Enforcement, retiring as a Patrol Sergeant and Range Superrvisor; 12 years, Field Training Officer; 17 years, Range Instructor (10 years as Lead Instructor); Responsible for developing and promulgating department firearms and training policies.
Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor
Arrest & Control Instructor
Crowd & Riot Control Instructor
Tactics & Covert Crisis Entry
NRA Range Safety Officer

Gabe Young - Instructor, Range Safety Officer
US Navy Small Arms Marksmanship Instructor
NRA Law Enforcement Handgun & Shotgun Instructor
NRA Range Safety Officer
Armorer: US Navy Command Armorer, Law Enforcement Certified and Factory Certified by SigSauer, Glock, FN, H&K, Springfield & Beretta,

Training Company Information:
Falcon Operations Group

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