____ Treat all firearms as if they are loaded all the time.
____ Always keep the muzzle of your firearm pointed in the
safest direction. The safest direction is where no injury
& only minor property damage could occur if an
unintentional round is fired.
____ Keep your finger off the trigger and out of the trigger
guard until coming on target just before firing.
____ When handling your firearm maintain muzzle direction
awareness, trigger finger placement awareness, and keep
your weapon under your direct, positive control at
____ Never handle firearms if you are using, or are under the
influence of drugs or alcohol.
____ Be sure of the condition of your firearm at all times. (The
working condition, whether it is loaded, unloaded,
round in chamber, etc.)
____ Be sure of your target, what is in front of it, and behind it.
____ Never leave your firearm within access to unauthorized
____ Never leave your firearm loaded when it is not under
your direct, positive control or otherwise safely secured.
____ Make sure you use the correct ammunition for your
firearm and proper type for purpose of use.
____ Safety must be your personal commitment at all times.
|Firearms Safety Rules
and Proven Tactical
|Special Response Training