Newsletter - Pistol Range Rangeen-us2020-07-11T12:07:26.8680946-05:00HPD Pistol Range has reopened for Retiree Qualification. Range&newsletterid=73215/27/2020 9:25:35 AM<div><span style="font-size: 1em;"><font color="#ee0000"><b>Retirees MUST have a reservation in order to qualify.</b></font></span></div><div><font color="#ee0000"><b>&nbsp;&nbsp;</b></font></div><div><font color="#ee0000"><b>NO WALK-INS ALLOWED.</b></font></div><div><br></div><div>Reservations will be scheduled by the Retiree Certification Unit (RCU), only.</div><div><br></div><div>The RCU will be contacting those who have submitted their paperwork to the RCU to schedule reservations.</div><div><br></div><div>Retirees will check in at the RCU, wearing their masks, at approximately 10:30 am to complete any remaining paperwork before qualifying at the indoor range. The qualification line time is approximately 11:00 am, at the Indoor Pistol Range</div><div><br></div><div>Retirees must have their weapons clear and unloaded prior to entering any facility at the Academy.The HPD Pistol Ranges are closed for Retiree Qualification Range&newsletterid=72505/5/2020 2:01:26 PM<div><p class="yahoo-quoted-begin"><b>TheHPD Pistol Ranges remain closed until further notice for Retiree Qualification dueto the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak.</b></p><p class="yiv8545353231msonormal"><b>Important Changes when the Ranges Re-Open</b></p><p><b>HPD Ranges remainclosed for Retiree Qualification until further notice. </b></p><p><b>&nbsp;<b>The Retiree Certification Unit wanted to advise retirees of thetemporary changes that will take effect when we do re-open:</b></b></p><p><b><b>&nbsp;<b>Retirees will be required to have their own eye and ear protection and to wear a mask and practice social distancing.</b></b></b></p><p><b><b><b>&nbsp;<b>Retirees will be required to make an appointment to qualify with the Retiree Certification Unit.<b>&nbsp; (No appointments will be scheduled prior to the announcement of the re-opening of the HPD ranges).</b></b></b></b></b></p><p><b><b><b>&nbsp;<b>Please feel free to call the Retiree Certification Unit, 832.394.2500 or the Academy, 832.394.2300, should you have any further issues or concerns.</b></b></b></b></p><p><b><b><b>&nbsp;<b>Paul E.NO RETIREE FIREARMS QUALIFICATION Range&newsletterid=72202/4/2020 4:17:30 PM<div>THERE WILL BE NO RETIREE FIREARMS QUALIFICATION DURING THESE WEEKS AT THE HPD ACADEMY.</div><div><br></div><div>THE ENTIRE WEEK OF MONDAY APRIL 27 THROUGH FRIDAY MAY 1, 2020, (IALEFI CONFERENCE).&nbsp;</div><div><br></div><div>THE ENTIRE WEEK OF MONDAY MAY 11 THROUGH FRIDAY MAY 15, 2020, (POLICE WEEK).Holster Restrictions Range&newsletterid=718212/16/2019 3:08:09 PM<div id="yiv1559305643IncrediOriginalFontSize" dir="ltr"><div class="yiv1559305643WordSection1"><p class="yiv1559305643MsoNormal">PROHIBITION OF HOLSTERS WITH TRIGGER (INDEX) FINGER</p><p class="yiv1559305643MsoNormal">RELEASE MECHANISMS</p><p class="yiv1559305643MsoNormal">Effective January 1, 2020, NO holster requiring the trigger (index) finger to be used to defeat a</p><p class="yiv1559305643MsoNormal">retention mechanism is authorized for use by Houston Police Department personnel or for ANY</p><p class="yiv1559305643MsoNormal">other agency Law Enforcement officers (including Retirees) shooting at Houston Police</p><p class="yiv1559305643MsoNormal">Department Firearms Ranges. This prohibition will be for ALL on-duty and off-duty carry</p><p class="yiv1559305643MsoNormal">and for ALL training or qualification, regardless of employment.Pistol Range Range&newsletterid=69805/1/2019 12:00:00 AM<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="5">The Retiree Cert Unit is now in the Driver Training trailer. You report there, complete some paperwork the report to the INDOOR RANGE.