Law Enforcement-HR 218 (LE-218): This  Practical Qualification Course covers all of the elements required by the State of Oregon Department of Public Safety and Standards as well as the Law Enforcement Safety Act of 2004 (HR218) to obtain your certification for a HR 218 permit. This course is 1 hour.




The skills covered in this class are:

  • Marksmanship qualification (PQC-1)


Course requirements for current officers:

  • Must have full arrest powers.
  • Must be authorized by your agency to carry a firearm.
  • Must not be the subject of any disciplinary action by your employing agency.
  • Must not be under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
  • Must not be prohibited by federal law from possessing a firearm.
  • Must be able to provide photo identification to verify current certification and employing agency.
  • A quality handgun in a defensive caliber (.38, .357, 9mm, .40, .45 etc) in good working condition.
  • Level 2 or Level 3 retention style duty holster.
  • Three magazines for semi-automatics with a magazine pouch that holds at least two magazines, or;
  • Four speed loaders for revolvers with a magazine pouch that holds four speed loaders.
  • 75 rounds of factory new ammunition- ABSOLUTELY NO RELOADS.
  • Approved shooting safety glasses- must fit over regular eyeglasses if you wear them. No safety goggles permitted.
  • Hearing protection- muffs preferred.
  • Baseball style cap with a bill (protects your face from flying brass).
  • Dress comfortable for indoors and outdoors wear layered clothes during winter months for outdoor courses.
  • Sturdy outdoor type shoes/boots for gravel and grass. No sandals, flip flops or open toe shoes.


Course requirements for retired officers:

  • Must have retired in good standing.
  • Prior to retirement had full arrest powers.
  • Must have 10 or more years of employment as a law enforcement officer; or
  • Retired due to a service connected disability.
  • Must have a non-forfeitable (vested) right to retirement benefits with employing agency.
  • During prior 12 months met state’s firearms qualifications.
  • Must not be under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
  • Must not be prohibited by federal law from possessing a firearm.
  • Must be able to provide photo identification to verify previous certification and employing agency.
  • A quality handgun in a defensive caliber (.38, .357, 9mm, .40, .45 etc) in good working condition.
  • Level 2 or Level 3 retention style duty holster.
  • Three magazines for semi-automatics with a magazine pouch that holds at least two magazines, or;
  • Four speed loaders for revolvers with a magazine pouch that holds four speed loaders.
  • 75 rounds of factory new ammunition- ABSOLUTELY NO RELOADS.
  • Approved shooting safety glasses- must fit over regular eyeglasses if you wear them. No safety goggles permitted.
  • Hearing protection- muffs preferred.
  • Baseball style cap with a bill (protects your face from flying brass).
  • Dress comfortable for indoors and outdoors wear layered clothes during winter months for outdoor courses.
  • Sturdy outdoor type shoes/boots for gravel and grass. No sandals, flip flops or open toe shoes.