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On Duty First Responders Carry Course

First Responders Only. Click for Details




28 HRS

About the Course


Course Description:

This course is designed for twenty-eight (28) hours (3 Days) of classroom instruction, field

instruction, written examinations, and the proficiency demonstration.

Course Synopsis:

The material contained within this document was created by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), to use in accordance with House Bill 1069.

Course objective:

The On Duty First Responder Training Course consists of classroom instruction as well as field instruction and proficiency demonstrations of first responders desiring to carry a handgun on duty in accordance to House Bill 1069. After successful completion of this course, first responders who are LTC holders will receive a certificate of completion for the training course under section 411.184, Government code. Outlined objectives are classroom training in:

• Self-Defense

• De-escalation techniques

• Tactical thinking relating to cover for and concealment of the license holder

• Methods to conceal a handgun and methods to ensure the secure carrying of a concealed


• The use of restraint holsters and methods to ensure the secure carrying of an openly carried



Your Instructor

Jacob Zamora

Jacob Zamora

Jacob Zamora has spent 4 Years in the US Army as a Field Artillery Paratrooper. He has completed a Combat Tour in Afghanistan and left the military in 2019. Shortly after leaving the military Jacob began to get certified through the NRA as a Firearms Instructor. While at the same time began a career in Private Security. Specializing in Armored Vehicle Transport, Unarmed Security, Armed Security, and Executive Protection. Currently Jacob is now running as a Full Time Firearms Instructor here at Dropzone Tactical.


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