Date: April 24-27, 2023

POST Control #: 1185-21640-22002


Tuition: $1,039


Fresno Police Department Regional Training Center
6375 W. Central Avenue Fresno, CA 93706

Any questions, please contact:

Doug McGeachy

This handgun and carbine course is designed for SWAT personnel (or other personnel) who are responsible for the firearms training for their SWAT Team (or other Tactical Team/Unit). The course includes safety protocols, lesson plan development, training documentation, decision making, course of fire development, running a range, lethal force options, and adult learning

Students of this course are required to qualify (both handgun& carbine)on the first day of class. The qualification course will be provided before the course begins, giving student time to practice the qualification course of fire. Failure to qualify will be cause for dismissal from the course.

TFIC is taught by current operational members of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Special Enforcement (SEB) firearms instructor cadre. These instructors are responsible for all firearms training at SEB. CATO’S Firearms Instructor Course supports the recommendations under Section 10.2 of CA POST SWAT Guidelines and Penal Code section 13514.1(d).

Contact Doug McGeachy, Director of Training, to be placed on a notification list or if interested in hosting a class.
CATO Training Waiting List
The CATO training courses fill up very fast. If you would like to be placed on a waiting list, please send an email to:
Include the course name and dates. If openings become available or when the next course opens for registration, an email will be sent to all who are on waiting lists. Then it will be first come, first served.
Don’t miss out!