2020 Parole Officer Academy

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futurecop
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Re: 2020 Parole Officer Academy

Post by futurecop » Mon Dec 23, 2019 11:03 am

Hey guys, I’m thinking of taking a couple of private lessons at a range before the academy. What kind of shotgun and handgun is used in the DCJ Parole academy?

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Re: 2020 Parole Officer Academy

Post by Avaric3 » Mon Dec 23, 2019 12:46 pm

futurecop wrote:
Mon Dec 23, 2019 11:03 am
Hey guys, I’m thinking of taking a couple of private lessons at a range before the academy. What kind of shotgun and handgun is used in the DCJ Parole academy?
There is no shotgun used and handgun is dependent on what agency sends you. For the sake of Parole though, it’s a Glock 19 4th gen

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Re: 2020 Parole Officer Academy

Post by futurecop » Mon Dec 23, 2019 1:49 pm

Thanks Avaric

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Re: 2020 Parole Officer Academy

Post by BlueLine » Mon Dec 23, 2019 3:16 pm

futurecop wrote:
Mon Dec 23, 2019 11:03 am
Hey guys, I’m thinking of taking a couple of private lessons at a range before the academy. What kind of shotgun and handgun is used in the DCJ Parole academy?
Trust me, you don't need long gun lessons. It's impossible to fail shotgun and rifle quals during any academy.

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Re: 2020 Parole Officer Academy

Post by futurecop » Mon Dec 23, 2019 4:39 pm

For firearms testing, do you remember what the farthest shooting distance required was to pass? Specifically for Parole...I’m gonna let my instructor know

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Re: 2020 Parole Officer Academy

Post by BlueLine » Mon Dec 23, 2019 5:41 pm

futurecop wrote:
Mon Dec 23, 2019 4:39 pm
For firearms testing, do you remember what the farthest shooting distance required was to pass? Specifically for Parole...I’m gonna let my instructor know
The course is the same for everyone. The furthest you'll shoot for the handgun quals is 12 rounds at the 25. You do three rounds of 60 rounds for 180 total. You need to do at the minimum 80% to pass.

https://www.state.nj.us/lps/dcj/pdfs/dcj-firearms.pdf Page 35 starts the qual course

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Re: 2020 Parole Officer Academy

Post by aceshigh1300 » Mon Dec 23, 2019 8:02 pm

I'd advise against shooting before hand if you have no experience. The academy has very good instructors who will get you up to speed. Other than shooting with a buddy one time years before I had no firearms experience and did really well. Best to not pick up any bad habits.

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