Competition For Cops
Top 10 Advantages of Competition For Cops

Top 10 Advantages of Competition For Cops

How action shooting sports can help law enforcement officers think and react quickly when placed into a real life gunfight!

When it comes down to it, cops need to know how to use their duty weapon when the chips are down. Apart from department-mandated training, how can cops enhance their real-world shooting skills? Through competitive shooting. Read on to find out more.

 

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Top 10 Advantages of Competition For Cops

1. For a police officer in an actual shooting — and I couldn’t possibly feel stronger about this — I would say the most important personal asset he or she can have is the ability to react and perform under pressure.

 

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Top 10 Advantages of Competition For Cops

2. Firearms training simulators, force-on-force training and Simunitions are excellent ways to test oneself, and I highly recommend them (even though, in none of these situations are we using and firing a real gun). Beyond those three, we are left with very little — until you start to look at competition shooting.

 

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Top 10 Advantages of Competition For Cops

3. In many ways, watching officers qualify reminds me of watching shooters taking part in practical shooting competitions. In the first place, what the officers are actually physically doing is very similar to what is done in competition (although competition is generally much more challenging).

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