The mission of the Taylor Police Department's Firearms & Use of
Force Training Unit is to provide professional training in the
techniques and safety in the use of firearms and alternative uses of
force. The Firearms Training Unit also is responsible for adequately
equipping and preparing police officers with firearms and non-lethal
alternatives so they may overcome a threatening encounter.
Officers from Taylor and surrounding areas are training in the Department's state-of-the-art firearms training range.
The unit is responsible for initial recruit firearm training and the
quarterly firearms requalification of all Taylor police officers. This
unit coordinates training for the entire department including hands-on
and scenario training.
The Taylor Police Department’s Firearm & Use of Force Training
Unit consists of 10 officers who specialize in the use of all types of
firearms and methods of force.