HR-218 Retired LEO Firearms Qualification
The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office hosts a HR 218 qualification during the Spring and Fall of each year. The Spring 2021 HR218 will be on Friday, April 29, 2022 from 1000-1500 hours and Fall 2021 HR218 will be on Friday, October 21, 2022 from 1000-1500 hours at the Flagler Gun and Archery Club. The qualification is designed to satisfy the requirements of the Law Enforcement Officer’s Safety Act or 2004 (LEOSA), also known as HR 218, and is the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) 40 round course. Certification is good for one year from the date of issuance.
This course will be held at the Flagler Gun and Archery Club, 1290 East County Road 90, Bunnell, FL 32110
Retired law enforcement officers residing in Flagler County will be given priority enrollment. Retired law enforcement officers residing outside of Flagler County may also qualify based on the availability of instructors. There is no cost for participation, donations will be accepted to the Flagler Sheriff's Employee Assistance Trust (F.S.E.A.T.).
Retired officers must bring the following to the range:
- A retired law enforcement identification card. Candidate must have retired in good standing.
- A Florida Drivers License or other form of photo identification.
- A serviceable weapon and functioning holster to properly secure your weapon during the courses of fire.
- A minimum of 50 rounds of ammunition.
- Eye and Ear protection
This will be an open range qualification and there will be no reservations or preferences given.
The first qualification will begin at 10 a.m. The course will close at 3 p.m.
The following two forms are required to be completed and may be obtained here, HR 218 Retired Officer Release and Indemnity Agreement and HR 218 Retired Officer Request for Firearm Qualification, or from an instructor on the day of the qualification.