Low Light Instructor Southlake Texas

07 - 11Oct2019

Low Light Instructor

From 08:00 until 17:00

At Southlake DPS Training Facility

100 East Dove Road Southlake, TX 76092


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By utilizing principal based methods designed to challenge officers mentally and physically, instructors will learn how to develop and implement low light training program for their agency. This train the trainer course provides a detailed in depth look at equipment selection, proper techniques, training concepts, and the development of a low light training program. 

Through reality based immersion techniques, you will participate in various force on force scenarios and drills providing hands on experience in scenario development & evaluation, instructor lesson plan development, and low light instruction instilling you with confidence and a deeper level of understanding low light concepts and course development. 

Topics include light and the human eye, flashlight selection and techniques for use, diminished lighting scenarios, low light entry methods, instructional techniques, simulation scenario design and evaluation, safety protocols and procedures, departmental liability, instructor teach-backs, participant led force on force scenarios, course critiques, evaluations and much more!

Upon completion of the 5 day Low Light Instructor course you will have the proficiency needed to immediately return to your agency and implement a low light training program. 


  • Development and implementation of a low light training program
  • Simulation scenario design and evaluation
  • Low light teaching methods
  • Instructing low light
  • Instructor lesson plan
  • Departmental liability
  • Light and the human eye
  • Principles of low-light tactics
  • Flashlight selection and techniques for use
  • Understanding technical specifications of illumination tools
  • The tactical use of flashlights and ambient lighting
  • Utilizing hand-held flashlights with firearms
  • Entry techniques
  • Applying basic 2 – 3 man building search and room clearing techniques
  • Principles of low light tactics and engagements
  • Pistol drills for both hand-held and weapon-mounted lights
  • Rifle drills for both hand-held and weapon-mounted lights
  • Weapon manipulations in diminished lighting conditions


  • Must be a licensed sworn law enforcement officer/agent with arrest authority in the prevention, detection, apprehension, detention and/or investigation of felony and/or misdemeanor violations of federal, state, local, or military criminal laws
  • Must be able to participate in intensive training lasting up to 10 hours per day
  • Must not have any medical restrictions


  • Duty gear
  • Writing material
  • Camelback or other means of hydration
  • Appropriate wear (BDU, agency t-shirt (long sleeve or short sleeve), boots, etc.)
  • Tactical flashlight
  • Spare batteries


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