FIRING RANGE LAW ENFORCEMENT USE
The Longmont Police Department and the Boulder County Sheriff's Office will begin using the facility immediately following construction completion to get staff trained and prepared to operate the range equipment properly.
Special features for use by law enforcement:
- various lighting conditions to simulate officer response at night
- raised ceiling height to adapted to allow for tactical vehicles for training
- zero to twenty-five yard 180 degree tactical live fire shooting area
- three target systems to include turning targets, retrievable targets, and moving targets
- The 2700 foot indoor non-ballistic shoot house (SIMS house) which allows walls to be moved to create a variety of training environments, which officers can utilize in order to improve their skills. This can be used from anything from new officer training to tactical training.
The building also allows for vehicles to enter the facility for use during vehicle stop training and vehicle search training.
It also allows for a variety of K-training scenarios. The SIMS house also has two breaching doors which officers can use to train for forced entry. Law enforcement may also have use of this building for crime scene processing training.
- The Classroom Annex with two classrooms and is available ONLY to law enforcement with a reservation.
If you are a law enforcement agency and have additional questions regarding the range,
you can email the Support Services Division of the Longmont Police Department or call (303) 949-1553.