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Sig Sauer Instructor Course Receives California POST Certification

Sig Sauer Academy, the leading provider of the highest quality firearms instruction and tactical training in the world, has announced the California Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) Certification for its Pistol Mounted Optics Instructor Course.

This certification is awarded by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, which sets selection and training standards for their 600-member agencies across the state of California. Additionally, the Commission provides guidance to departmental firearms instructors for the development and implementation of curriculum, training, and maintenance standards for their agencies.

“We are honoured to receive this certification from the California POST Commission, and have the ability to offer the Sig Sauer Academy Pistol Mounted Optics course through their prestigious education certification program, and expand our reach to law enforcement within the State of California,” said Steve Matulewicz, vice-president, Sig Sauer Academy.

“With the red dot technology of reflexive sights becoming increasingly more popular amongst law enforcement, the unique curriculum of this course teaches proper use and sighting techniques, along with the skills to become a certified red dot trainer within a department.”

The Sig Sauer Academy Pistol Mounted Optics Instructor Course is a two-day course designed to implement the use of a red dot reflexive sight on a pistol in a police or military application. Students develop skills to operate the sight, negotiate around obstacles, and shoot on the move. Throughout the two-day course students will record shooting data to compare performance with back-up iron sights versus the red dot reflexive sight.

This course is being offered through the Los Angeles Police Department and is listed in the California POST Course Catalogue, Firearms-Sighting Systems-32063.


Sig Sauer is a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, airguns, suppressors nand training. For over 150 years Sig Sauer has evolved, and thrived, by blending American ingenuity, German engineering and Swiss precision. Today, Sig Sauer is synonymous with industry-leading quality and innovation which has made it the brand of choice amongst the US military, the global defence community, law enforcement, competitive shooters, hunters and responsible citizens. Additionally, Sig Sauer is the premier provider of elite firearms instruction and tactical training at the Sig Sauer Academy. Headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire, Sig Sauer has almost 2,000 employees across eight locations.


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