The Flagler County Sheriff's Office will be hosting an HR 218 firearms certification course on April 14, 2014 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The qualification is designed to satisfy the requirements of the Law Enforcement Officer’s Safety Act or 2004 (LEOSA), also known as HR 218, and is the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) 40 round course. Certification is good for one year from the date of issuance.
This course will be held at the Flagler Gun and Archery Club, 1290 East County Road 90, Bunnell, FL 32110..
Retired law enforcement officers residing in Flagler County will be given priority enrollment. Retired law enforcement officers residing outside of Flagler County may also qualify based on the availability of instructors and payment of applicable fees to cover the cost of instructors. There is no cost for participation, donations will be accepted to the Sheriff's Five Star charitable program.
Retired officers must bring the following to the range:
A retired law enforcement identification card. Candidate must have retired in good standing.
A Florida Drivers License or other form of photo identification.
A serviceable weapon and functioning holster to properly secure your weapon during the courses of fire.
A minimum of 50 rounds of ammunition.
Eye & Ear protection
This will be an open range qualification and there will be no reservations or preferences given. The first qualification will begin at 1 p.m.
The following two forms are required to be completed and may be obtained here, HR 218 Affidavit of Retirement and here HR 218 Hold Harmless Agreement or may from an instructor on the day of the qualification.
For further information contact Sgt. Michael Fink, FCSO Training Unit, 386-586-4855.