L3 – 12.9 Activity: Shotgun Evaluation

Activity: Shotgun Evaluation

I     Purpose

The purpose of this activity is for participants to fire the prescribed shotgun qualification course with

their duty weapons.

II     Participant Directions

Using the officer’s duty weapon, a participant will fire the prescribed shotgun qualifications course.

Note: An alternate course of fire may be approved by the director upon receipt of written application.

If any malfunctions are encountered, the shooter must work through the problem and finish the course of fire. If rounds are held (not fired within the allotted time), the shots will be scored as misses.

All courses of fire will be scored on a standard B-27 target. The B‑27 target must be 24 inches by 45 inches and may be one of four colors: black, blue, red, or green. The target shall be scored utilizing the 5, 4, 3 scoring diagram in the upper left-hand corner. Optical enhancers are not allowed. Only live ammunition may be used during training and qualification.

III    Shotgun Qualification Course

A total of 9 rounds will be fired during the course of this qualification.

Table 12.32: Shotgun Qualification Course

Distance (Yards)PositionRounds FiredTime Limit (Seconds)
15Standing26
10Standing25
5Standing25
Targets: Targets will be B-27Scoring: The target shall be scored utilizing the 5, 4, 3 scoring diagram in the upper left- hand corner.