Title 11
Criminal Offenses

Chapter 47

R.I. Gen. Laws § 11-47-15.1

§ 11-47-15.1. Qualifications required of law enforcement officers appointed after June 6, 1970.

(a) Except as provided in § 11-47-15.3, all law enforcement officers of this state and its political subdivisions whose permanent appointment shall take place later than June 6, 1970, shall qualify on the official National Rifle Association B-21 police combat target firing a score of one hundred sixty-five (165) or better out of a possible score of two hundred fifty (250) with fifty (50) rounds in the distance, time period, and position required in the course:

(1) Stage A: Seven (7) yards, ten (10) shots crouch position, time twenty-five (25) seconds.

(2) Stage B: twelve (12) yards, five (5) shots point shoulder left hand, five (5) shots point shoulder right hand, both unsupported, and five (5) shots kneeling, time seventy-five (75) seconds.

(3) Stage C: twenty-one (21) yards, five (5) shots point shoulder left hand supported, five (5) shots point shoulder right hand supported, time forty-five (45) seconds.

(4) Stage D: twenty-five (25) yards, five (5) shots prone, five (5) shots left hand barricade, five (5) shots right hand barricade, time one minute forty-five (1:45) seconds.

(b) All stages are started with the weapon loaded with 5 rounds and holstered.

History of Section.
P.L. 1970, ch. 282, § 1; P.L. 1997, ch. 364, § 2.