HR-218 Retired LEO Firearms Qualification
The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office hosts an HR-218 qualification during the Spring and Fall of each year. The qualification is designed to satisfy the requirements of the Law Enforcement Officer’s Safety Act of 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.
Spring — April 28th, 2023 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Fall — October 20th, 2023 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
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.
Retired officers must bring the following to the range:
- A retired law enforcement identification card. Candidate must have retired in good standing.
- A Florida Driver's License or another form of photo identification.
- A serviceable weapon and functioning holster to properly secure your weapon during the courses of fire.
- No five-shot revolvers can be utilized.
- Holster must be a design that allows for drawing and holstering the weapon in a safe manner. No cross draw, shoulder holsters, pouches, packs, etc. can be utilized as a holster.
- 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 9 a.m. The course will close at 3 p.m.
The HR-218 Retired Officer Release and Indemnity Agreement and HR-218 Retired Officer Request for Firearm Qualification will be provided by instructors on the day of training.