Regional Training Center

The Fresno Police Department Regional Training Center is a one-of-a-kind public safety training facility located in central California. The RTC covers almost 80 acres and features "smart" classrooms, seven firearms ranges (including a 200 yard rifle range), a 3-story tactical training house, sniper tower, Emergency Vehicle Operations Course, mat room, driving and force options simulators, and more.

Firearms Ranges


The Regional Training Center has a state of the art range facility designed to support multiple training needs.


  • 6 separate 50 yard ranges

  • 200 yard rifle range

  • Electronic controlled targeting and reaction system

  • 3 story sniper tower with multiple level support and rappelling capabilities

  • Full featured range house with independent classrooms

  • Firearm work area and cleaning stations

  • Observation area 

Tactical House and Sniper Tower


The RTC Tactical house is a 3 story building designed to meet multiple public safety needs.  The building is outfitted with modular walls, breaching door, rappelling stations, and air venting system.

The modular wall system allows you to design the interior for any situation and guarantees that no 2 searches are the same.  The  air vented system allow you to fill the building with smoke or tear gas and easily purge it from the facility.

The Sniper tower is also 3 stories and is located at the 200 yard line of the long rifle range. The Tower is designed for multi-elevation firearms training, with rappelling stations and multiple platforms for a variety of long rifle deployment options.

Emergency Vehicle Operations Course 


The emergency vehicle operations course is a state of the art driving course designed to allow for multiple road condition experiences.

The course spans 35 acres and includes a pursuit course, 25 degree banked turn, skid pan, computer controlled driver collision avoidance/decision area, and a variety of driving experiences. There is also a 10 acre driver awareness area to design and employ any cone configuration you need.

The specially equipped patrol cars are dedicated to the various driving components to enhance safety while providing the most realistic and beneficial training possible. The course meets all of the current and forthcoming POST standards for EVOC driving.

Classrooms and Simulators

The RTC has multiple "smart" classrooms all outfitted with the latest technology. The rooms are designed for all types of interactive learning environments and are immediately ready for any presenters materials.

The mat room is a dedicated training area for defensive tactics, arrest and control and other training purposes. It is fully enclosed with high strength safety mats, multiple heavy bags, and a fully outfitted classroom suite for debriefs or presentations.

The simulator building houses the POST public safety driving simulators and the Force Option Simulator.  The driving simulator can be programmed for patrol cars, fire engines, and multiple other vehicle operations. The Force Option Simulator offers an unlimited number of scenarios for officers to encounter.

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