Ammunition shortages and firearms training

It is critical police firearms trainers evaluate what can be accomplished on the range with limited ammunition

This article is part of a year-long series for Police1 registered members from Todd Fletcher titled "Police Firearms: Discussion, Drills & Demos." Todd will write about current hot topics related to police firearms training, outline firearms training drills and demonstrate shooting techniques on video. If you have a topic you would like Todd to cover, or a training problem you need to solve, email  

Firearms training is critically important for police officers, and training cannot stop simply because ammunition is difficult to find. If you or your department are getting low on training ammunition, you need to evaluate how you plan, purchase and store training ammunition. Also, take the opportunity to evaluate your current firearms training program and discover how much you can accomplish on the range with limited ammunition.

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