Delaware's Armed Professional Re-Certification Course is required by all constables, bailiffs, armed security, bail enforcement officers to continually carry a firearm for duty. As outlined in the Delaware Rules and Regulations, an individual must successfully pass the required 3 qualification shoots 90 days apart with an approved instructor.
$250.00 per person (special contract pricing available to agencies which enter into a contract agreement with 53 Strategic. Please contact our Division of Education and Training for more information)
Multiple Threat acquisitions
Application of Overcoming Malfunctions
Shooting on the Move (SotM)
Application of Foundational Marksmanship
53 Strategic's Principles of Firearms
Use of Force/Legal Updates
Safe use, manipulation, and storage
Low Light Shoot
For a student to maintain certification, the student must successfully demonstrate the safe and proper handling of firearms throughout the re-certification process. Students must also demonstrate proper weapon manipulations in a variety of situations adhering to specific target standards established by 53 Strategic. Also, per requirements outlined by the Delaware State Police Professional Licensing Division, students must successfully meet all qualification course of fire objectives established in the Del. Code.
* Any student that cannot meet and maintain our safety standards and/or who cannot meet and demonstrate the minimum handgun foundational skills required for this class may be withdrawn from training without certification.
All students must have the following equipment:
Authorized or approved pistol in good working order with at least 3 magazines
Sturdy belt at least 1.5" wide, duty belt, approved training belt
Magazine carriers, holders, or pouches
Belt mounted, dominant side holster
Footwear suitable for rapid movement and turning (no slippers, sandals, open footware, etc.)
Casual, comfortable clothing suitable for training in any weather (no sweat pants)
Wrap-around eye protection
Note taking materials
Ammunition, .38s, 9mm, .40sig, .45acp
Please contact our Division of Education and Training with any questions you may have.
This course has an estimated round count of 500
Recertification has an estimated round count of 250