Scoring: Hits in or touching "bottle" count 2 points; misses and hits outside bottle count zero points. 50 rounds service ammunition.
Qualification: 85% to qualify; 90% for instructors
Course of Fire 1: 25-yard line (18 rounds total)
Time Allotted: 75 seconds
Start with a fully loaded weapon. On command, the shooter draws and fires 6 rounds prone position, decocks, fires 3 rounds strong side kneeling barricade position, 6 rounds strong side standing barricade position, and 3 rounds weak side kneeling barricade position. Upon completing stage I, the shooter will conduct a magazine exchange and holster a loaded weapon.
Course of Fire 2: 25-yard line (10 rounds total)
Time Allotted: 2 rounds in 6 seconds, 4 sets of 2 rounds, 3 seconds each
Start at the 25-yard line. On command, the shooter moves to the 15-yard line, draws and fires 2 rounds in 6 seconds, decocks, and returns to low ready. The shooter will fire 4 strings of 2 rounds in 3 seconds, decock and return to low ready after each string. Upon completing Stage II, the shooter holsters a loaded weapon [without reloading unless gun capacity is only 10 rds ]
Course of Fire 3: 15-yard line (12 rounds total)
Start at the 15-yard line. On command, the shooter moves to the 7-yard line, draws and fires 12 rounds in 15 seconds, to include a reload. Upon completing stage III, the shooter holsters a loaded weapon. The shooter then arranges the remaining 10 rounds to have 5 rounds in the weapon and 5 rounds in a spare magazine.
Course of Fire 4: 7-yard line (10 rounds total)
Start at the 7-yard line. On command, the shooter moves to the 5-yard line, draws and fires 5 rounds with strong hand only, reloads, transfers the weapon to weak hand and fires 5 rounds weak hand only. Upon completing stage IV, the shooter will unload and holster an empty weapon.
the FBI pistol qualification is a challenging test that requires skill, precision, and focus.
However, with the right training and preparation, anyone can pass the test and improve their shooting abilities.
Whether you’re a law enforcement officer or carrying concealed as a civilian, taking the time to train for and practice the FBI pistol qualification can be a valuable investment in your preparedness skillsets.
So, if you’re interested in improving your shooting skills, consider taking on the challenge of the FBI pistol qualification.