Private Security – Initial Arming – Semi-Auto

Private Security – Initial Arming – Semi-Auto


This is the approved 2-day training class for St. Louis County/City watchmen to become armed Security Officers and/or Couriers with a semi-automatic pistol.


If corporate billing is required, please reach out to training@therangestl.com or call 636-220-1300 option 3.

Topics Covered

• Basic firearms safety
• Private Security rules for handling firearm
• Use of Force, Missouri Statutes, and applicable case law
• Semi-Auto function and manipulation
• Loading/unloading
• Fundamentals of marksmanship
• Advanced techniques on range

Course Length

16 Hours (2 days)

Course Prerequisites


Required Gear

• Eye and Ear Protection
• Approved firearm (see requirements HERE)
• 300 rounds of ammunition (NOT INCLUDED)
• 3 magazines
• Duty Belt
• Approved level 2 holster (see requirements HERE)
• Magazine pouches
• Closed toed shoes

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