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  1. When shooting a semiautomatic rifle/carbine, use the low ready position only in
  2. Select ALL of the TRUE statements that apply to the barricade position (when shooting a semiautomatic rifle/carbine).
  3. __________ is important in the aiming process. If you breathe while trying to aim, the rise and fall of your chest moves the handgun vertically.
  4. By placing your trigger finger in the same position on the trigger each time (when using a handgun),
  5. __________ is the relationship between the eye, front sight, rear sight, and target.
  6. To shoot a handgun from the __________ stance, complete the following steps: 1. Stand with your feet approximately shoulder-width apart. 2. Bend your knees slightly to allow for movement. 3. Stand with your head and shoulders square to the target, body weight forward. 4. Lock your arms straight out in front, and bring the handgun to eye level.
  7. Failure to allow a shotgun's trigger reset
  8. When using a handgun, the __________ stance most closely represents the instinctive response to a threat, because it minimizes the exposed areas of the body not covered by armor.
  9. Proper stance is important when using firearms tactically or defensively,
  10. For a two-handed grip (with a handgun), you should wrap the fingers of your support hand
  11. To take the __________ (when shooting a handgun), you should assume the standing position, then lock your arms below your line of sight.
  12. When forming a cheek weld (with the semiautomatic rifle/carbine), the firm contact between your cheek and rifle enables your
  13. When shooting a handgun, flashlight-assisted conditions
  14. The trigger of a shotgun is called a __________ trigger, because the hammer is cocked each time the weapon is cycled. The trigger moves only a short distance before the sear trips and the hammer releases.
  15. After you place your trigger finger on the trigger (of the semiautomatic rifle/carbine),
  16. The __________ stance (for shooting a handgun) is similar to the Weaver stance, except the weapon arm is locked out straight.
  17. __________ is shotgun ammunition in which the standard 2 3/4-inch shell contains nine .33 caliber lead pellets, or a 3-inch magnum shell with twelve .32 caliber pellets. It penetrates solid wood doors, drywall, and wood walls at close range.
  18. __________ shotguns have a front and rear sight. To use these sights properly, you must align the front sight with the rear sight.
  19. The act of firing (a handgun) without disturbing sight alignment and the muzzle
  20. To return to a standing position from a __________ position (with a handgun), complete the following steps: 1. Keeping the firearm pointed in a safe position, use your support hand to rise to a kneeling position. 2. Return the firearm to the holster. 3. Safely stand.
  21. __________ the trigger (of a handgun) is a mental process; __________ the trigger is a physical process.
  22. If you put even slightly off-center pressure on the trigger (when using a handgun), the pressure can
  23. __________ life is the recommended time (normally expressed in months) for which you can expect ammunition to be reliable when used on duty.
  24. __________ occurs when the top of the front sight is level with the rear sight's top edge and centered in the rear sight aperture or notch.
  25. An officer should avoid using
  26. To obtain proper sight alignment(for a handgun),
  27. An officer should use only
  28. You can quickly assume the __________ technique's position (when using this handgun/flashlight method) and easily identify a target.
  29. A(n) __________ is a full metal-jacketed bullet with incendiary material in the casing of its base. When fired, the round can be visually tracked by the burning material. The bullet tip is normally painted red or orange. Having the same velocity as a full metal-jacketed bullet, it is most often used by the military in fully automatic weapons.
  30. When you are within arm's reach (three to four feet away) of a subject, use the __________ stance (when shooting a handgun).
  31. It is recommended that ammunition be replaced __________.
  32. A(n) __________ is made of solid carbon or tungsten steel coated with bright green Teflon. Tt has a considerably sharper point than most manufactured rounds. The round can pierce protective body armor or steel. In Florida, its use or possession is illegal for anyone but law enforcement.
  33. When using a handgun with a flashlight, the Ayoob method
  34. To shoot a semiautomatic rifle/carbine from the __________ position, point the firearm in a safe direction and follow these steps: 1. Kneel on your strong knee. Keep the rifle's muzzle pointed toward the target. Keep your finger off the trigger. 2. Extend your support leg toward the target with your foot flat on the ground. 3. Hold the rifle as you do in the standing position.
  35. To draw a _________ properly, start in the shooting stance, near waist level, away from your weapon. On command, disengage the safety and holster retention devices and establish a proper grip.
  36. You must be able to identify a target or threat before
  37. A(n) __________ is normally made of brass or copper dust held together with a resin material that disintegrates upon impact with steel or concrete. Tt can penetrate hollow core doors, drywall, or thin wood material.
  38. To shoot a semiautomatic rifle from the __________ position, follow these steps: 1. From the kneeling position, lower your weight onto your weapon-side leg. 2. Turn down your ankle. 3. Sit on the inside of your ankle. (Do not sit back too far; doing so causes poor balance.) 4. Hold the semiautomatic rifle/carbine as you do in the standing position.
  39. Always positively identify a threat before
  40. The __________ position is a position of readiness that allows the officer to immediately begin firing the shotgun or to take appropriate action and is used in the standing or kneeling positions.
  41. Improper __________ causes more misses than any other action in the firing process (when using a handgun).
  42. In the __________ (when shooting a handgun), you are in the standing or kneeling firing position, with your sights on the target.
  43. When using a handgun with a flashlight, the __________ technique is not a natural position to take, and requires practice. The key to this method is properly using the law enforcement or tactical grip.
  44. Flinching-a human reflex caused by anticipating the firearm's recoil-
  45. Because of the spread pattern, officers must use extreme caution when shooting __________ in populated areas.
  46. The extended pause between breaths, called the __________ pause, is the best time to fire the shot(s) (with a handgun).
  47. You should not try to force a handgun down at the time of discharge (anticipating recoil),
  48. When forming a cheek weld with the semiautomatic rife/carbine, place your
  49. For the __________ grip, the flashlight is held in the support hand with the illuminating end projecting from the index finger side of the hand. The thumb controls the on/off switch with a side-mounted switch near the front of the flashlight; the little or ring finger controls it with a side-mounted switch near the back of the flashlight.
  50. An officer should not
  51. __________ is the technique used when you cannot see the sights on your weapon or you have no time to align the sight properly.
  52. __________ shotguns have no rear sight. You must focus on the bead, and the barrel should not be visible.
  53. A(n) __________ is a lead or copper-jacketed lead with a hollow cavity in the bullet's nose. As the bullet expands upon impact, it expends its kinetic energy. Since this type expands quickly, it does not penetrate as deeply as a round-nose bullet. This design reduces ricochet. Usually of high velocity, it delivers maximum shock upon striking a surface or soft tissue.
  54. Select ALL of the TRUE statements that apply to follow-through (with a semiautomatic rifle/carbine).
  55. When using a handgun, you __________ control the trigger during the shot while keeping the sight alignment and sight picture correct.
  56. A cheek weld (with the semiautomatic rifle/carbine) aids in
  57. A(n) __________ is a round-nose lead bullet completely covered with a copper jacket. Sometimes called ball ammunition, it is normally of medium to high velocity. Used extensively by the military, it has low expansion and high penetration capabilities. The chance for ricochet is high.
  58. __________ life is the recommended time (normally expressed in years) for which you can expect ammunition to be reliable from manufacture time to issue time.
  59. Proper follow-through (for shooting a shotgun) involves
  60. Law enforcement uses birdshot (shotgun ammunition) for
  61. To fire a handgun from the __________, complete the following steps: 1. Begin in the standing position. 2. Draw your weapon and step forward with your opposite foot. 3. Drop your shooting side knee to the ground, keeping the muzzle of your weapon pointed downrange. Keep your finger off the trigger. As you drop your knee, bring your arms up, raising your weapon to eye level. Keep your head erect and your back straight.
  62. After firing a pump shotgun, you must bring the
  63. To shoot a handgun from the __________ stance, complete the following steps: 1. Assume the interview stance. 2. Draw the weapon and keep your weapon-side elbow at a 90-degree angle (in an L shape). Keep your elbow against the body, slightly above the holster. Keep your forearm and wrist and the barrel of your handgun parallel to the ground and pointed at the subject. Grip the handgun a little more tightly than normal. This helps you keep your wrist straight and makes it more difficult for a subject to take your weapon. 3. Bring your support and shooting hands together in a normal two-handed grip. Hold your weapon at waist level and both elbows tightly against your body above your gun belt. Keep your forearm, hand, and weapon horizontal to the ground. 4. With both eyes open and looking at the subject, eye and hand coordination normally adjusts the weapon to the proper aim.
  64. A steady, controlled squeeze of the trigger (on a handgun) __________ yield the best result.
  65. __________ results when the trigger finger pulls the trigger straight back with increasing yet constant and stead pressure until the firearm discharges.
  66. Using a flashlight at any time will
  67. As a shotgun cycles, you must allow the trigger to
  68. Most flashlight-assisted shooting requires
  69. When using a handgun, you should apply pressure on the trigger with
  70. To shoulder the semiautomatic rifle/carbine, you must place the rifle butt firmly into your
  71. Keeping your eye(s) centered behind the rear and front sights
  72. __________ is the posture a shooter assumes while firing a shot.
  73. A __________ is a single, hollow lead bullet that weighs 7/8 to 1 1/8 ounce. It is .72 caliber and penetrates most materials, but not solid steel.
  74. An officer should not use reloads for
  75. The __________ grip is used with a small (4-6 inch) flashlight with a rear switch and a ring around the grip to give the index and middle fingers a hold. The flashlight is held in the support hand between the index and middle fingers. The switch is pulled back against the base of the hand or the knuckles of the shooting hand, depending on the technique used.
  76. __________ refers to either the revolver or the semiautomatic pistol.
  77. For a two-handed grip (with a handgun), you should place your support hand's thumb
  78. To shoot a handgun from the __________ stance, complete the following steps: 1. Stand at a 45-degree angle to the target, with your feet shoulder-width apart. Your weapon-side foot is to the rear. 2. Bend your knees slightly so your weight is on the balls of your feet. Keep your shoulders at a 45-degree angle to the target. 3. The weapon arm should be almost fully extended while your support arm is bent at the elbow. The elbows should be fairly close together-not allowing them to flare out. 4. Push forward with your shooting hand and pull back with your support hand to create isometric tension. 5. Bring your weapon to eye level and keep your head erect.
  79. __________ involves maintaining sight alignment before, during, and after firing a round.
  80. When using a handgun, a firm handgrip
  81. When shooting a handgun, a __________ position is a position behind cover.
  82. In the __________ stance, you can see a subject's hands (when shooting a handgun).
  83. Select all of the TRUE statements that apply to proper storage procedures for ammunition.
  84. When firing a handgun at night, if you can't see your weapon's front sight,
  85. For the __________ grip, the flashlight is held in the support hand with the illuminating end projecting from the little finger on the side of the hand. The thumb controls a rear-mounted switch; the index finger controls a side-mounted switch near the back of the flashlight; the little or ring finger controls a side-mounted switch near the back of the flashlight.
  86. When assuming the barricade position (to shoot a shotgun), you should
  87. Keeping both eyes open during firing (a handgun)
  88. The two-handed grip (for a handgun)
  89. __________ is shotgun ammunition normally used for bird hunting or practice; this shell has a load of small diameter lead or steel shot pellets. When fired at close range, these pellets can be dangerous and can cause injury.
  90. You must acquire a sight picture each time you fire a
  91. Ideally, you should fire your shotgun in reduced light (at night) only at close proximity because of
  92. Jerking the trigger (on a handgun)
  93. It is important to write on the box the
  94. When assuming the barricade position (to shoot a shotgun), you should not let your weapon
  1. a Controlling/pulling
  2. b factory-loaded ammunition from a reputable manufacturer.
  3. c solvents and lubricants when handling ammunition.
  4. d Handgun
  5. e but rather keep your body and weapon in a controlled position during discharge.
  6. f Sight alignment
  7. g rifled slug
  8. h Sight picture
  9. i should
  10. j you must use the point shooting technique.
  11. k Stance
  12. l cause the firearm to move and disturb your sight alignment and muzzle.
  13. m point-shooting skills, because point shooting can be very effective when the target is in silhouette.
  14. n Harries
  15. o Trigger control
  16. p touch the barricade's surface.
  17. q rapid recovery between rounds.
  18. r kneeling
  19. s look along the top of the weapon's sight plane and center the top of the front sight horizontally and vertically in the rear aperture or notch.
  20. t tightly around the fingers of your shooting hand, with your thumb and index finger in proper grip position along the frame.
  21. u hip shooting
  22. v maintaining proper grip, stance, and finger placement on the trigger.
  23. w Point shooting
  24. x provides maximum support while firing.
  25. y Positioning your weapon-side leg to the rear makes you a smaller, harder-to-hit target for the aggressor.

    Stand or kneel a safe distance away from the barricade, and use the roll-out technique to gain maximum protection behind cover.
  26. z Weaver
  27. aa kneeling position
  28. ab give away your position.
  29. ac handgun
  30. ad using deadly force.
  31. ae barricade
  32. af syringe"
  33. ag Isosceles
  34. ah tactical ready stance
  35. ai keep it there until you fire.
  36. aj Duty
  37. ak return to its forward position (reset).
  38. al two-handed hip
  39. am shotgun.
  40. an you can move the trigger straight to the rear with the same results each time.
  41. ao Follow-through
  42. ap low ready
  43. aq Bead-sighted
  44. ar Ayoob
  45. as disturbs your aim before the bullet leaves the barrel.
  46. at full metal jacket
  47. au head and weapon to recoil as one unit.
  48. av shoulder pocket.
  49. aw prone
  50. ax the trigger finger only.
  51. ay Rifle-sighted
  52. az may alter how you see or use your sights.
  53. ba because it gives the shooter more stability.
  54. bb is a fundamental of markmanship.
  55. bc helps illuminate the handgun sight.
  56. bd Do not use cartridges that have been water soaked as seeping water may affect the primers.

    Follow your agency's standard operating procedure for storing ammunition.

    Respect the manufacturer's original design: Do not alter the ammunition.

    Environmental conditions affect the ammunition's shelf and duty life expectancy and may cause malfunctions when you use the cartridges.

    When storing ammunition, following the manufacturer's recommendations is crucial.

    Avoid keeping ammunition in locations where there is atmospheric heat, such as inside a closed vehicle, or where there is radiant heat (for example, inside a box in a sunny location).

    Properly storing and handling your ammunition helps prevent defects.

    Keep your ammunition in a cool place where moisture is minimal.
  57. be is the most important aspect of aiming a handgun.
  58. bf tactical ready
  59. bg duty ammunition.
  60. bh single-action
  61. bi will
  62. bj Shelf
  63. bk annually
  64. bl tracer
  65. bm low kneeling
  66. bn trigger control
  67. bo engaging it with your handgun.
  68. bp date you received and stored ammunition.
  69. bq Breath control
  70. br disturbs your aim.
  71. bs cheek firmly on the stock.
  72. bt frangible
  73. bu Modified Weaver
  74. bv slide to the rear to extract the spent casing and return it to the forward position to chamber a new round.
  75. bw training purposes only.
  76. bx two-handed, high point position
  77. by on or just below the thumb of your shooting hand (holding the weapon firmly).
  78. bz watchman"
  79. ca Follow-through involves maintaining sight alignment before, during, and after firing a round.

    You must acquire a sight picture each time you fire the rifle/carbine.

    You must maintain proper grip, shooting stance, and finger placement on the trigger.
  80. cb has been known to improve the focus of your dominant eye and sight picture.

    to improve accuracy, while providing increased peripheral vision.
  81. cc law enforcement" or "tactical"
  82. cd hollowpoint
  83. ce is essential for good trigger control.
  84. cf Birdshot
  85. cg Double-aught buckshot
  86. ch the risk involved in identifying targets and threats.
  87. ci the standing or kneeling positions.
  88. cj respiratory
  89. ck Isoceles
  90. cl drop or throw ammunition-it may discharge.
  91. cm armor piercing
  92. cn double-aught buckshot
  93. co stand or kneel a safe distance away from the barricade and use the roll-out technique to gain maximum protection behind cover.
  94. cp prevents the weapon from firing until you release and control the trigger again.