Ballistic Shield Operator

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  • Ballistic Shield
     13 July, 2021 - 15 July, 2021
     08:00 - 17:00

Ballistic Shield: July 13-15, 2021

Location: Cornelius Police Department

21440 E Catawba Ave

Cornelius, NC 28031

Fee:  There is no fee for this course.

Length: 3 days (24 Hours)

Designed For: Corrections officers and sworn law enforcement – federal, state, or local.

Lodging, Meals and Incidentals Responsibility of the officer and their sponsoring agency 

Instructor: Bruce Dixon

Description: This course is designed for officer safety enhancement in high risk applications when confronting armed subjects.  Course materials cover: Shield movement and force employment in situations where a shield is called for.  Training in a tactical team environment, and as an expedient patrol option.  Ballistic Shield Theory, Movement with the shield in deliberate and dynamic clearing techniques, live fire practical applications and scenario driven (Simunitions) live fire exercises.  The ballistic shield is a valuable tool when utilized properly.

Items Needed for Attendance:

  • Ballistic Shield w/light or flash light mounting capability
  • Duty Handgun with 200 rds training ammunition
  • Tactical belt, holster, helmet, and related clothing
  • Eye, ear, and ballistic vest protection (min level NIJ Rated II) required for all practical applications

Optional Equipment:

  • Weapons mounted pulse beam (laser)
  • Ballistic Shin Guards
  • Shield retention/neck strap
  • Simunitions handgun or barrel replacement


MANTA training is provided free of charge to Law Enforcement Officers through a Governor’s Crime Commission Grant and the NC National Guard Counterdrug Program.

For more information or to receive help in registering for a class, contact us at:
984-664-6045/ 704-400-9960