H.R. 218 Information

Retired Peace Officer Weapon Permit


The Highlands Ranch Law Enforcement Training Facility will be hosting quarterly H.R. 218 firearms qualifications for retired Law Enforcement personnel.   Active firearms instructors from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will be on hand to conduct the qualifications and provide successful participants with signed and dated qualification receipts.

You will need to provide your own firearm(s) and ammunition. You may qualify with a maximum of two guns per qualification day. You MUST have your current retired Law Enforcement picture credentials or a letter from past employing LE agency(s) that you left in “good standing” with a minimum of 10 cumulative years of service to present to an instructor prior to firing the H.R.218 qualification course.

There is a $40.00 fee for this service and payment must be made to an instructor before a qualification is completed. Payment can be in the form of a personal check, made payable to the Highlands Ranch Law Enforcement Training Foundation, or exact cash.

2021 Qualification Dates. Times are 10 AM to 2 PM.

Qualification Course of Fire:
Rounds: 20 Score: DCSO target; 5 and 4 rings, 5pts. All other hits 0pts, Maximum Score 100, Minimum Passing Score: 80

1.  5 rounds from the 1 yard line in 10 seconds,

Draw-Fire 2 rounds close combat.  Then fire 2 rounds to the body, 1 round to the head (2 handed) while taking 2 steps back.

2.  3 rounds from the 3 yard line in 7 seconds;

Draw-Take 2 steps right while fireing 3 rounds.

3.  3 rounds from the 3 yard line in 7 seconds;

Draw-Take 2 steps left while firing 3 rounds.

4.  2 rounds from the 5 yard line in 5 seconds;

From the standing ready position, (right hand only,) fire 2 rounds.

5.  2 rounds from the 5 yard line in 5 seconds,

Standing ready, (left hand only,) fire 2 rounds.

6. 5 rounds from the 7 yard line in 10 seconds;

Draw, fire 5 rounds (2 handed grip).

Authorized targets DOE15, TQ15‐areas designated as the 5 and 4 rings scored as 5pts.

TQ19‐grey portion of the target scored as 5pts.

Any shot outside these areas‐0pts.

Scoring‐20rnds required. Shots counted as 5pts or 0pts.

Max score is 100pts. Min passing score is 80pts.

Close Combat‐1 handed position, elbow over the hip, arm not extended.

Draw‐starting from holster.

Ready‐low ready position. Muzzle below target, finger off of trigger, alongside frame.

Designated head shot is 5pts, and must be within circle to count.

No alibis for failure to shoot within time limit.

Alibis for immediate action malfunctions at Instructor discretion

Email Audra Garton at agarton@dcsheriff.net to register for a date to shoot your H.R.218 qualification

*See location and rules and regulations page for more info.