Sniper Workshop

8 Hours – Sniper Workshop – Derrick BARTLETT (24th May ONLY)

The 8-hour Sniper Workshop will be a chance to see and hear what operational snipers are doing around the country.  Those in attendance will spend time doing a variety of practical exercises and drills designed to hone existing skills, as well as introducing them to new techniques and tactics.  Come prepared for a day which will challenge some current beliefs and force snipers outside of their comfort zones.

Equipment:

  • Callout uniform (What you currently wear when deployed)
  • Sniper rifle
  • Tripod and rifle rest
  • 200 rounds
  • Eye Pro
  • Ear Pro
  • Cleaning kit
  • Note taking materials

Bio:

Derrick Bartlett is a twenty-eight year veteran of law enforcement. In Illinois, he spent eight years on SWAT, both as an entry operator and sniper. As a member of the Fort Lauderdale Police Department, he served as a SWAT/Sniper for over sixteen years and was responsible for sniper team training. Over twenty years in special operations have provided him with unique opportunities to travel, work and train with a number of elite tactical units and renowned instructors.

Derrick is a state-certified instructor in firearms and SWAT related fields. As Director of Snipercraft, Inc. (www.snipercraft.org ), he has provided instruction for snipers and supervisors for nearly one thousand law enforcement agencies, throughout the United States and Canada. In addition to numerous magazine articles, he is the author of the books, Snipercraft: The Art of the Police Sniper; Riding the Recoil and; Staring at the Crosshairs, and is a contributing author to the training manual, Police Sniper Training, and Operations. He is also the President of the American Sniper Association (www.americansniper.org) and serves on the advisory boards of several other tactical organizations. He is the editor of SNIPER, which is Snipercraft’s quarterly newsletter and has written articles for all 89 issues to date. He is an original member of the Editorial Review Board of Tactical Response Magazine.

Derrick provides instruction to snipers and sniper team leaders throughout the country through Snipercraft. He is also recognized as a subject matter expert in police sniper tactics and operations. He does presentations and lectures at tactical conferences and training seminars nationwide.

Derrick is the creator and primary instructor of Tactical Vision, an observation skills course for police officers and tactical personnel. This program is the next progressive step in officer safety training.