LPVO Patrol Rifle - (Low Powered Variable Optic) Helena, Montana

**Law Enforcement Only **

August 17-18, 2023

** This is a POST credit hours Certified 16 hour course **


Montana Law Enforcement Academy

2260 Sierra Road East

Helena, Montana 59602

*We will start at MLEA on TD1 and move to the range after the classroom portion.

This class is going to aspects of carbine / AR platform deployment and operation equipped with a low powered variable optic (LPVO)
This is a course that will improve upon current carbine skill levels, vastly improve upon economy of movement, deployment and operator efficiency.

This is not a caliber specific course. Any caliber used in Law Enforcement deployment is acceptable.

STRONGLY suggested you have a basic zero on your rifle prior to arrival.  You need to be able to hit am 8.5x11 sheet of paper when we start.

If you do not currently have a LPVO, but want to gain the knowledge, you can attend the class with an RDS equipped optic or contact Info@Victory-First.com about a loaner for class.


-     Safety

-     Equipment selection and considerations

-     Zeroing and off set considerations

-     Fundamentals / Diagnostics

-     Reloads:  Emergency and Administrative 

-     Clearing malfunctions

-     Transitions

-     Multiple threats / threat selection

-     Barricades

-     Distance and accuracy

-     Cruiser deployment

-     Working around vehicles

-     Movement while shooting

-     Unorthodox shooting positions


Required Kit:

  • Duty carbine + 4 magazines
  • Duty pistol + 2 magazines 
  • Carbine optic - Preferred to be a 1X low end (1-4X, 1-6X, 1-10X etc)
  • (A throw lever / magnification adjustment lever is recommended)
  • Rifle sling, must be able to allow rifle to hang.
  • Duty rig or concealment however you run at work.
  • Spare batteries for optics (if required)
  • Wrap around Eye Protection
  • Ear protection (electronic preferred)
  • Baseball style hat
  • Range food / WATER
  • Seasonal weather gear / rain gear
  • Ability to retain 2 pistol, 1 rifle magazines on your body
  • 800 rounds of factory rifle ammunition
  • 200 rounds of factory pistol ammunition
  • Note taking material
  • Lens cleaning supplies
  • Cleaning kit / lubrication


Optional gear / kit:

  • Mounted Carbine white light
  • Bipod
  • Offset RDS
  • Offset iron sights
  • Mounted visible laser


Any questions please contact Victory First @ Info@Victory-First.com 

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