Police Pistol Optical
Revolvers - A revolver chambered to fire center-fire cartridges .354 caliber or larger. There are no restrictions on the barrel.
Pistols - Center-fire semi-automatic pistols of .354 caliber or larger. There are no restrictions on the barrel.
2. Sights: No restrictions other than possibly the national firearm laws. Optical or electronic, fixed or adjustable. Front sight may not extend beyond the muzzle.
3. Grips: Orthopedic and target type as well as weighted grips are not allowed. Grips may be modified or changed because of the size of a competitorís hands or to facilitate loading. Finger groove and slip on grips are allowed. Thumb rest grips/stocks, tape on the grip or any substance (except sweat preventers) which results in a sticky surface to the grip or hand, are not allowed.
Revolvers - If the revolver has single-action capability the single action trigger pull must be at least 2.5 lbs. (1135 g). A Trigger stop is allowed.
Pistols - Trigger pull not less than 3 lbs. (1360 g) single action or for those of double action capability only. A trigger stop is allowed.
5. Position: Standing, both hands may be used to hold or steady the firearm.
6. Ready position: Pistol held at 45 degrees, pointing at ground while targets are not facing. Firearm will be loaded, with a round in the chamber and hammer may be cocked.
7. Targets: HGW6 Sport Shooting PP1 Full, one per competitor.
8. Ammunition: 30 rounds of hand or factory loaded ammunition, to be supplied by the competitor.
9. Course of Fire:
Practice 1 25M 12 shots in 120 seconds (to include reloading of 6 rounds).
Practice 2 15M 12 shots in strings of 6. The targets will make 6 appearances of 2 seconds, with intervals of 5 seconds. One shot to be fired at each appearance. Ready position between target exposures must be 45 degrees or more below the line of sight.
Practice 3 10M 6 shots only. The targets will make 3 appearances of 2 seconds with intervals of 5 seconds. Six shots to be fired, 2 at every appearance. Ready position between target exposures must be 45 degrees or more below the line of sight.
10. Malfunctions: Other than defective targets, target mechanisms, range failures or range malfunctions, there are no allowances for malfunctions and no competitor will be allowed to re-fire because of a disabled pistol, a defective cartridge or any shooter or firearm related malfunction.
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