Nashport had to deal with a little extra noise Tuesday as the Lights, Sights, and Lasers Tour made a stop at the Dillon Sportsman Center.
Army veteran and firearms instructor Wes Doss began the tour last year as a way to offer firearms and use of force training to law enforcement and members of the military. Area officers were able to attend Tuesday's training session at no cost to them thanks to the support of the tour's sponsors.
"The manufacturers that we went to to help support this program were very pro law enforcement, not so much even from a commercial standpoint, but coming from a moral standpoint," Doss said. "They wanted to kind of give back to our first responders with some cost-free training that would help benefit them and help them make better decisions under very high stress, high demand conditions."
Those in attendance received instruction both in and out of the classroom. The program focused on efficient movement, reaction time enhancement, compressed distance, and unconventional shooting positions.
"Really, what we're trying to do is stimulate some critical thought," Doss said. "We want them thinking about their current training situation and ways they might be able to change it."
The stop in Nashport marked the fifth stop of this year's tour. For more information and to see the full Lights, Sights, and Lasers Tour schedule, you can visit their website at lsltour.com