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Executive Protection Course

LENGTH OF COURSE:  5 days (40 hours)

TUITION:  $650 without P.O.S.T. credits (L.E.)

                   $675 with P.O.S.T. credits (L.E.)

Course description:

APT Firearms Academy's Executive Protection Course is designed for those interested in becoming a personnel protection specialist or a public service employee who is tasked with protecting a judge, prosecutor, witness, or other high profile individual.

There will be a practical exercise during one evening of the course.


*Prerequisite for this course is the Tactical Handgun I Course taken at least twice 


This is a Missouri P.O.S.T. approved course

Topics covered:

  • History of protective services

  • Threat assessment / vulnerability

  • The protector's mindset

  • Attacks on Principal

  • Advance preparations

  • Detail operations

  • Fixed posts

  • Route surveys

  • Entries & exits from vehicles and buildings

  • Diamond & star formations

  • Receiving lines

  • Reacting to vehicle ambush

  • Exiting and fighting from a disabled vehicle


Equipment needed:

  • Note taking materials

  • Handgun and holster

  • 1000 rounds of pistol ammunition

  • Knee & elbow pads

  • Eye and ear protection

  • Vest or light jackets

  • Evening wear (nice but casual)

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