The student will obtain the skill and knowledge to instruct other law enforcement officers in the use of red dot sights as a primary sighting instrument for their duty handgun.  Students will obtain the knowledge to instruct red dot sights in a Colorado POST academy as well as develop and implement a red dot sight transition program and an in-service training program for their agency. This course has been reviewed and approved by Colorado POST for the RDS certification required to teach in Colorado POST Law Enforcement Training Academies as well as the use of POST training grant funds.

*Red Dot Sight (RDS) is a generic term for electric non-magnified pistol sight regardless of color or style of reticle. 


Upcoming Dates

  • May 9-11, 2024
    • Thursday – Saturday


  • Thursday, May 9th – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Friday, May 10th – 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Saturday, May 11th – 8:00 am – 4:00 pm


  • $575 by check, $650 by credit card*
  • * approximate cost, not including assessment and state testing fees; subject to change

Program Information

  • Student must be a current sworn law enforcement or detention officer. Agency ID is required.
  • Student must pass the Colorado POST Handgun Qualification course on the first day of training.

Department Faculty

  • Dave Kleiber – Kleiber Training Solutions

Student Must Provide

  • Duty handgun w/ red dot sight
  • 1500 rounds handgun ammo
  • 5 handgun dummy rounds
  • Duty belt / holster / 3 magazines
  • Hat, electronic ear protection, eye protection (including clear eye pro for low light training)
  • Handheld flashlight
  • Notebook / Pen / Sharpie Marker
  • Lunch / Water
  • Rain / Cold Weather Gear
  • Lap Top Computer * (class material will be provided via Drop Box)

How to Apply

  1. Complete TCR application
  2. Send a copy of your Agency ID to communitycourses@tcr.edu

Available at these locations

  • Main Campus
    1765 US-50
    Delta, CO 81416


The training staff is comprised of individuals who have a wealth of experience as instructor trainers and have utilized these weapons and sights in real world situations; from police patrol duty and police special weapons and tactics teams to military Special Operations conducted in the War on Terrorism.