HDC Concepts

Oct 4th-8th TCOLE Patrol Rifle Instructor Course

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Cost: $500 per student (Onsite Lodging included in price)

Course Dates October  4th - 8th 2021

 *All course fees are due by 09/20/2021.  If you need special assistance for billing or want to pay cash, call us.

There will be no refunds for cancellations after 09/20/2021.


 The course meets and exceeds the TCOLE mandated requirements. A local law enforcement reporting agency is reporting the course credit hours to TCOLE. 


Instructors must have successfully completed TCOLE Instructor and TCOLE Firearms Instructor

Description and Equipment:

Patrol Rifle Instructor

This 40 hour course is designed to prepare instructors to efficiently teach patrol rifle classes to patrol officers and police cadets. Instructors will learn the techniques and skills necessary to conduct realistic training and qualifications that meet and exceed TCOLE standards for patrol rifle. Some of the topics covered include:

  • Patrol Rifle Program implementation
  • Safety
  • Marksmanship
  • Zeroing
  • Rifle selection
  • Gear selection
  • Low-Light application
  • Shooting Positions
  • Reloads
  • Mindset
  • Scenarios
  • Instructor development
  • LPVO scopes and magnifiers

Required Equipment List

  • ZEROED Patrol rifle that meets your department’s policy and MUST include a weapon-mounted light, sling and iron sights. Optics are a welcomed addition; but the rifle must at a minimum have iron sights.


  • A minimum of three rifle magazines.
  • Duty belt with duty handgun and at least 3 magazines. Pistol lights are encouraged.
  • At least one duty hand-held flashlight.
  • Ballistic vest and/or rifle plate carrier is strongly recommended.
  • Eye / ear protection
  • Black Sharpie(s)
  • AR-15 front sight tool and any tools needed for sighting optics
  • Gun cleaning equipment for rifle / pistol
  • 500 rounds of rifle ammunition (minimum)
  • 100 rounds of handgun ammunition (minimum)
  • Water and snacks
  • Sunscreen and rain gear
  • Range appropriate (weather) clothing

 ***Contact us if you are having ammo availability issues



Patrol Rifle Instructor Qualification must completed by the last day of training with a passing score to receive the patrol rifle instructor certification certificate:

The qualification will consist of shots from 7-100 yards with 40 Rifle Rounds on a IPSC style target. The qualification will be discussed at length each day and there will be no surprises on qualification day.




Kirby Evans is a full-time Texas Peace Officer who has been with his Department for over 16 years and served as a  firearms instructor for 11 years. For the last 4 years Kirby has been the owner and lead instructor of HDC Concepts (Gear); teaching a wide range of firearms related subject matters to the private and public sectors. Kirby is also a the Range Master and Department Armorer for a 450 person police department and also a law enforcement training academy instructor. Kirby has extensive experience teaching firearms related skill sets and patrol tactics in the classroom setting, live role player practical application scenarios, and live-fire range settings.


** LEO/Military Discounts

*** Loaner Weapons are available but limited

**** Ammunition may be available for purchase, contact us

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