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  • OutWest Systems and Tall Guns Announce Certification Program for Firearms Instructors. Read Press release at by clicking Facebook link. (01/2014)
  • Short Guns LLC and Protection LLC have joined the Tall Guns Independent Affiliated Instructor program (10/2013).
  • West Virginia has just announced reciprocity with the state of Colorado.(08/22/2013)
  • Tall Guns has consolidated operations in a new office at 2004 West 15th St., Suite 6 Loveland, Colorado. We offer training, firearms sales and gunsmithing. (10/2012)
  • Tall Guns has earned the distinction as a Davidson's Gallery of Guns Gold dealer. (10/2012)
  • Tall Guns is certified as the only TASER certified civilian training academy location in Colorado (10/2012)

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NRA Chief Range Safety Officer (CRSO)
Instructor Course

How does one become a Chief Range Safety Officer?

NRA Chief Range Safety Officers are people who possess the knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to organizing, conducting, and supervising safe shooting activities and range operations. This course requires the NRA Range Safety Officer certifications as a prerequisite.
The successful completion of this course will allow individuals to educate, train, and certify NRA Range Safety Officers.
This course is nine (9) hours in duration.

Those individuals who do not hold a trainer rating:
  • must attend a Range Safety Officer course is a nine (9) hour course that consists of classroom time and practical exercises conducted on a range.
  • this is an instructor-level course, so the Training Counselor must make sure that the individual has been through the NRA Basic Instructor Training (BIT), which is a minimum of six (6) hours.
Certified Range Safety Officers:
  • may attend a Chief Range Safety Officer course put on by an NRA Training Counselor who also holds the Chief Range Safety Officer certification;
  • This is an instructor-level course, so the Training Counselor must make sure that the individual has been through the NRA Basic Instructor Training, which is a minimum of six (6) hours
Certified Range Safety Officers whom are also Certified NRA Instructors:

The NRA has a waiver process, but you must have reported a minimum of two NRA Basic Firearm Safety Courses using www.NRAInstructors.org. Instructor/Range Safety Officers submit a request in writing for the upgrade, a résumé of shooting experience, a letter from the range or club officer or manager on the range or club letterhead, requesting the upgrade and why.


Tall Guns Chief Range Safety Officer Package

No Classes are currently scheduled. Please call 970-619-8154 or email us at Info@TallGuns.com to inquire about scheduling a course.